Tag Archives: Census

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2014

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2014 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that in 2014, there was no statistically significant change from 2013 in either real median household income or the official poverty rate. At the same time, the percentage of people without health insurance coverage […]

Census Bureau Releases Commuting Report and Table Package

Census Bureau Releases Commuting Report and Table Package Source: U.S. Census Bureau Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a report, Who Drives to Work? Commuting by Automobile in the United States, 2013, which looks at commuting by private vehicle. The report highlights differences in rates of automobile commuting by population characteristics such as age, race, […]

Who Votes in Congressional Elections?

Who Votes in Congressional Elections? Source: U.S. Census Bureau Thom File, a sociologist in the U.S. Census Bureau’s Education and Social Stratification Statistics Branch, discusses national statistics about historical trends of voters in congressional elections and voting patterns by age, race and Hispanic origin.

2012 Statistics of U.S. Businesses

2012 Statistics of U.S. Businesses Source: U.S. Census Bureau Data are now available for metropolitan statistical areas and counties by enterprise employment size. Statistics include number of firms, establishments, employment, annual payroll, and estimated receipts. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/econ/susb/&gt;.

Facts for Features: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015

Facts for Features: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928. After initially making U.S. landfall on Aug. 25, 2005, in South Florida as a Category 1, it moved into the Gulf of Mexico, […]

2014 Annual Survey of Public Pensions

2014 Annual Survey of Public Pensions Source: U.S. Census Bureau he Annual Survey of Public Pensions provides a comprehensive look at the financial activity of the nation’s state- and locally-administered defined benefit pension systems, including cash and investment holdings, receipts, payments, pension obligations and membership information. Statistics are available at the national level and for […]

Facts for Features: Labor Day 2015: Sept. 7

Facts for Features: Labor Day 2015: Sept. 7 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration inspired similar events across the country, and by 1894 more than half the states were observing a […]