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Measuring America: Why We Ask

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Population/Census

Infographic that explains what the American Community Survey asks and the uses that are made of the answers.  Covers questions on employment, education, veterans, income, housing, commuting, disability, health insurance, and people.  From the Census Bureau


Fertility of Women in the United States, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

A set of 6 statistical tables with information on children ever born, rates of childlessness, and relationship status at first birth for women with selected demographic characteristics.  From the Census Bureau



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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