Category: People Data

4 Reasons You Should Get to Know Your Neighbors

The 21st century has introduced an interesting dichotomy when it comes to building communities. Technology has made it easier to be close with people who live thousands of miles away. But at the same time, many people don’t reach out to those who live right across the street. Only 24% of adults living in urban Read More…

How Common is Your Name?

You know you’re one-of-the-kind. But what about your name? Have you ever wondered just how common your name is, and what it says about you? Before the internet, those questions were likely to remain questions. After all, you would literally have had to go to records offices all over the world to see how many Read More…

Using Data for Good

Often, when people think of data, they think of dry facts and figures. What they may not consider is what could come from those facts and figures. Data does not just live in a vacuum, after all. It is collected in order to be applied to practical, real world situations. Data is now used for Read More…

6 Things You Didn’t Know Could Give You a Criminal Record

Most people know how important it is to stay aware of certain things from their past, especially when past events can affect future rewards. They keep an eye on their credit history for fear of being denied a house purchase or business loan. They think back on a bad relationship to inform what they want Read More…

Baby Boom or Bust?

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit and people isolated at home with their significant others, some predicted that a baby boom was on its way. However, as the pandemic continues on, that does not appear to be the case. Birth rates in the U.S. have already been on a continual decline for a number of Read More…

What Happens When You File for Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a word that scares most people. For many individuals, bankruptcy is simply seen as the very last option. It’s something that destroys your financial reputation and essentially wipes out any credibility you have. In fact, bankruptcy can give struggling people a second chance. Although it definitely has a number of consequences, declaring bankruptcy Read More…

Census 2020: What Happens Now

According to the original plan, Census 2020 was supposed to be complete by July 31, 2020. However, like it has so many other things, COVID-19 has delayed that completion…for several months, in fact. Now, authorities hope to have all census data finally collected by Oct. 31, 2020. As of July 15, 56 million households have Read More…

How Much Is Real Estate Value Affected by Sex Offenders?

A variety of things can impact a home’s value. For example, property value may vary based on things like its age, location, renovations or lack thereof, and more. One thing you might not think to take into account is your neighbors. They, too, can impact the value of a home — especially if one of Read More…

How to Choose the Right Baby Name

People put a lot of thought into the names they give their children, and for good reason. The name they decide upon will be something that follows their children for the rest of their lives. Even if someone decides to change names at some point, important documents such as a birth certificate or other legal Read More…

Interesting Information You Could Find with a Background Check

A background check is a great way to get information about someone. What kind of information can you learn from performing a background check?