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Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Population/Census

Examines the reasons for the continuing decline in the percentage of the population not participating in the labor force.  From the Federal Reserve Board


State to State Migration Flows: 2013

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

An excel data file which shows flows of migration from origin state to destination state for people who moved in 2013.  From the Census Bureau


Household Characteristics of Opposite-Sex and Same-Sex Couple Households: ACS 2012

Categories: Children,Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Sex Issues,Statistics

An excel data file which compares married and unmarried same-sex and opposite-sex couple households by such characteristics as age, race, education attainment, employment status, presence of children in household, income, and home tenure.  From the Census Bureau


Poverty: 2012 and 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

A brief report from the American Community Survey 1-year data which compares poverty rates and the number of people in poverty for the nation, states, the District of Columbia, and large metro areas.  From the Census Bureau


Household Income: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Real median household income in the U.S. showed a statistically significant increase between 2012 and 2013, moving from $51,915 to $52,250.  Also provides data for median household income by state and 25 most populous metro areas.  From the Census Bureau


Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2013

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Population/Census,Statistics

In 2013 the percentage of people without health insurance coverage for the entire calendar year was 13.4%.  Also provides estimates of health insurance coverage by demographic characteristics, by state, and by the type of health insurance coverage, whether public or private.  From the Census Bureau


Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

The official poverty rate decreased  between 2012 and 2013, but the number in poverty was not statistically different from 2012.  Median household income was $51,939, not statistically different from 2012.  Presents estimates of income and poverty by demographic characteristics and region.  From the Census Bureau


Public Assistance Receipt: 2000 to 2012

Categories: Headlines,Population/Census,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Presents data on public assistance at the national and state levels based on the 2000 to 2012 American Community Surveys.  Also discusses the current public assistance receipt rates for metropolitan areas with large populations, but does not include non-cash benefit programs such as the food stamp program.  From the Census Bureau


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