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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Estimates of U.S. Population by Age and Sex: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Immigration/Migration,Population/Census

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb14-tps31.html

Press release notifying the public of the availability of estimated population figures for the U.S. and all states as of July 1, 2013 and also components of change relating to births, deaths, and migration. Provides links to Population Estimates website and Current Estimates webpage.  From the Census Bureau

 

Adopted Children and Stepchildren: 2010

Categories: Adoption/Foster Care,Children,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2014pubs/p20-572.pdf

Provides a portrait of adopted children and stepchildren and the types of home settings they live in.  From the Census Bureau

 

Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson on Improved Health Insurance Questions in the Current Population Survey

Categories: Health Insurance,Population/Census

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/health_care_insurance/cb14-67.html

Describes reasons for the redesign of the health insurance questions on the Current Population Survey and provides some links to additional information.  From the Census Bureau.

 

QWI [Quarterly Workforce Indicators] Explorer

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics

http://qwiexplorer.ces.census.gov/

Interactive data analysis tool which allows user to compare and rank labor-force indicators such as employment, job creation and destruction, hires, and wages across a wide range of firm and worker characteristics.  Compare wages by worker sex and age across counties or rank job creation rates of young firms across NAICS industry groups.  From the Census Bureau.

 

The Centenarian Population: 2007-2011

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

http://www.census.gov/prod/2014pubs/acsbr12-18.pdf

Identifies characteristics of the population aged 100 and over.  The vast majority of centenarians (81%) are female.  The report also covers educational attainment, income, and poverty status of this population.  From the Census Bureau

 

Race Reporting Among Hispanics: 2010

Categories: Hispanics,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0102/twps0102.pdf

Evaluates how Hispanics reported their race on the 2010 Census.  A working paper of the Census Bureau.

 

Population Rankings

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/pdf/CB14-51_countymetropopest2013tables.pdf

A series of tables showing 10 fastest growing counties and metro and micro areas.  Also covers the same localities with the largest numeric increase.  All tables compare July 1, 2012 with July 1, 2013.  From the Census Bureau

 

Energy Boom Fuels Rapid Population Growth in Parts of Great Plains; Gulf Coast Also Has High Growth Areas

Categories: Headlines,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb14-51.html

Press release accompanying release of new population estimates on the fastest growing U.S. counties and metro areas.  From the Census Bureau

 

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