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It's impossible to anonymize location data, because location data is actually better at identifying you than your name (unless you have a very uncommon name).

The US census releases anonymized location data.

The U.S. census releases aggregate data. It's not so much anonymized as impersonal. You're right, though, I should have been more specific: it's impossible to anonymize location data, save by aggregating very large, amorphous groups.

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