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Computer and Internet Use in the United States: 2015

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/acs/acs-37.pdf

Provides a picture of current computer use and access to broadband Internet in the U.S.  Overall 62% of American households had access to “high connectivity,” meaning a desktop or laptop, a tablet or smartphone, and a broadband subscription.  Also describes access by demographic characteristics and geography and charts computer/Internet use historically from 1984.    From the Census Bureau

 

Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2016

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

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p60-260.pdf

The uninsured rate decreased by 0.3% between 2015 and 2016.  The percentage of people without health insurance for the entire year was 8.8% or 28 million.  Also describes the percentage of people covered by private vs government health insurance.  Also covers health insurance by age and race.  From the Census Bureau

 

Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016

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

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/P60-259.pdf

Presents data on income, earnings, income inequality, and poverty in the U.S.  Median household income was $59,039 which surpasses the previous high set in 1999.and represents a 3.2% increase over the 2015 figure.  The official poverty rate was 12.7%.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Asian Alone Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: Asian Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/race/ppl-aa14.html

Offers links to 14 data tables on the Asian American population unmixed with other groups.  Covers demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, citizenship status, year of entry, employment status, health insurance status and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Black Alone Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: African Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/race/ppl-ba14.html

Despite the title, offers links to 14 data tables on White and Black populations unmixed with other groups.  Covers demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, citizenship status, year of entry, employment status, health insurance status and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Hispanic Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: Hispanics,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/hispanic-origin/2014-cps.html

Offers links to 28 data tables on characteristics of the Hispanic population including demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, year of entry and citizenship, employment status, health insurance status, and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

Foreign-Born: 2014 Current Population Survey Detailed Tables

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/foreign-born/cps-2014.html

Announces availability and provides links to various tables on characteristics of the foreign-born population such as nativity, U.S. citizenship status, year of entry, world region of birth, and generation.  From the Census Bureau

 

Census Flows Mapper

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://flowsmapper.geo.census.gov/map.html

Now enhanced with 2011-2015 data on migration. Portray migration rates in and out of selected U.S. counties during the time period.  From the Census Bureau

 

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