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New American Housing Survey Statistics Reveal Snapshot of U.S. Homes

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Population/Census,Statistics,Transportation,Weather/Disasters

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-61.html

Agency press release with links to detailed housing statistic tables.  Discusses new questions on survey covering disaster preparedness, community involvement, neighborhood characteristics, and public transportation.  From the Census Bureau

 

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Reveal Metro Areas and Counties that Propelled Growth in Florida and the Nation

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-56.html

Agency press release with details about fastest growing metro and county areas (Orlando, Florida), and the percentages of growth.  Florida had 7 of the 50 fastest growing metro areas.  From the Census Bureau

 

Desire to Move and Residential Mobility: 2010-2011

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2015/demo/p70-140.pdf

Provides a detailed statistical analysis of the characteristics of householders who desired to move in 2010 and their subsequent mobility patterns from 2010 to 2011.  From the Census Bureau

 

Geographical Mobility: 2013 to 2014

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-47.html

About 12% of the U.S. population continues to move annually and movement continues to reflect an inner city to suburbs pattern.  Press release with links to detailed statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau

 

The 2013 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE): An Overview

Categories: Health Insurance,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/data/2013/2013highlights.pdf

Shows the number of people with and without health insurance coverage by states and each of the nation’s 3,140 counties by means of thematic maps.  From the Census Bureau

 

Remarriage in the United States

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2015/acs/acs-30.pdf

Provides information on basic marital history measures by sex and age, characteristics of adults by how many times they had married, marital history information by birth cohort, the proportion of couples that include spouses married more than once, and geographic variation in remarried couples.  From the Census Bureau

 

2020 Census: Key Challenges Need to be Addressed to Successfully Enable Internet Response

Categories: Govt Finance,Population/Census,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/668329.pdf

Reviews the Census Bureau’s efforts to offer an Internet response option for the 2020 Census including key challenges, estimated costs and savings via Internet, and whether the Internet option will help to reach historically hard-to-count populations.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Population Trends in Incorporated Places: 2000 to 2013

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Urban Issues

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2015/demo/p25-1142.pdf

Nearly two-thirds of Americans live in cities.  This report examines trends in city populations since 2000, the distribution of the population in cities by states, the fastest growing cities, city population densities, and new incorporations between 2010 and 2013.  From the Census Bureau

 

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