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A Child’s Day: Living Arrangements, Nativity, and Family Transitions: 2011 (Selected Indicators of Child Well-Being)

Categories: Children,Education,Literacy/Reading,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

Measures of well-being include school performance, family reading practices, shared meal times, television rules, and extracurricular activities.  From the Census Bureau


2014 National Population Projections

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

Projections of the U.S. population by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin and nativity annually for the  time period 2014-2060.  From the Census Bureau


New Census Bureau Statistics Show How Young Adults Today Compare with Previous Generations in Neighborhoods Nationwide

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Youth

Agency press release with links to maps which show how young adults today compare with those of 1980 in terms of demographics, economics, marriage and more.  From the Census Bureau


Older Americans with a Disability: 2008-2012

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Examines the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics as well as the geographic distribution of the older population with a disability.  From the Census Bureau


Computer and Internet Use in the United States: 2013

Categories: Headlines,Population/Census,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

Provides household and individual level information on computer use and Internet access in the U.S.  Estimates that 78% of people in U.S. households had a high-speed Internet connection in 2013 but finds differences in speed of access by demographic characteristics.  From the Census Bureau


Employment Status and Occupations of Gulf War-Era Veterans

Categories: Defense/Military,Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics

Examines the employment record and occupations pursued of veterans from the 1990s Gulf War era and those who served following 2001 (classified as Gulf War II veterans).  Also examines differences in demographic characteristics between the two groups.  From the Census Bureau


Fathers, Children, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Employers

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Population/Census

Documents the tendency of fathers, especially high-earning fathers,  in the U.S. to share employers with their sons and daughters.  From the Census Bureau


Dynamics of Economic Well-Being: Poverty 2009-2012

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

A set of 8 tables which traces  a sample of U.S. residents and examines how many of them were poor during at least some portion of the sample time period.  Also looks at length of poverty duration, entrance to and exit from poverty and how many stayed poor throughout the period.  From the Census Bureau


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