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Idaho is Nation’s Fastest-Growing State

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/estimates-idaho.html

Press release which provides three lists: the ten most populous states, the Top Ten states in numeric growth over the past year, and the Top Ten states in percentage of growth over the past year.  From the Census Bureau

 

Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/new-years-2018.html

U.S. population is estimated at 326, 971,407 as of New Year’s Day, 2018.  World population figure is 7,444,443,881.  From the Census Bureau

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1981-1988, Volume XLI, Global Issues II

Categories: Africa,Environment,Foreign Affairs,Health/Medical,History,Population/Census

https://s3.amazonaws.com/static.history.state.gov/frus/frus1981-88v41/pdf/frus1981-88v41.pdf

The documents in this volume focus on seven global issues: law of the sea, human rights, African famine, AIDS, international population policy, whaling, and the ozone layer.  From the Office of the Historian of the State Department

 

Commuting Times, Median Rents, and Language Other Than English Use in the Home on the Rise

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/acs-5yr.html

Agency press release on the average commuting times, median rents, and language use from the five-year estimates (2012-2016) released in the American Community Survey.  The five year estimates, a replacement for the so-called long-form Census, present detailed demographic, housing, social, and economic information for even small population localities.  From the Census Bureau

 

Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates: 2016

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p30-02.pdf

Provides data on single year median household income and poverty statistics for the 3,141 U.S. counties and 13,236 school districts.  The median household incomes for counties range from $22,000 to $134,000 with a median county-level figure for the U.S. at $47,589.  From the Census Bureau.

 

Participation Rates in Other Assistance Programs: 2013

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p70br-149.pdf

Tracks the percentage of the U.S. population that received some federal assistance with food, transportation, clothing, or housing during the year of record.  These programs lie outside the major federal social safety net programs.  From the Census Bureau

 

America’s Families and Living Arrangements: 2017

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2017/demo/families/cps-2017.html

A series of tables on various aspects of American families including marital status, living arrangements, parental characteristics, family size, one-parent families and more.  From the Census Bureau

 

Census Bureau Releases 115th Congressional District Products Based on 2010 Census Retabulations

Categories: Congress,Maps/Geography,Population/Census

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/acs-cd-summary-file.html

Provides links to updated numbers following congressional district boundary changes for Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Virginia.  From the Census Bureau

 

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