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New Detailed Statistics on Race, Hispanic Origin, Ancestry and Tribal Groups

Categories: African Americans,Hispanics,Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

Agency press release on the availability of statistics on social, economic, housing, and demographic characteristics for hundreds of race, tribal, Hispanic origin, and ancestry populations via the American Community Survey.  This is the second five-year aggregation of such data and covers the 2011-2015 time period.  Provides links to the detailed data.  From the Census Bureau


Dynamics of Economic Well-being: Fluctuations in the U.S. Income Distribution: 2009-2012

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Examines changes in the annual income of some 113 million U.S. households during 2009 to   2012 and the factors that cause the changes.  Reports that income mobility declined between the periods 2004-2007 and 2009-2012.  From the Census Bureau


Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008-2012

Categories: Africa,African Americans,Immigration/Migration,Latin America,Population/Census,Statistics

Discusses immigration patterns and trends of a rapidly growing group.  Also covers demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and geographic distribution patterns.  From the Census Bureau


Wealth, Asset Ownership, and Debt of Households: Detailed Tables: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

These tables highlight annual household net worth estimates at the national level and are broken down by selected characteristics such as race, household structure, and poverty status.  From the Census Bureau


Agility in Action 2.0: A Snapshot of Enhancements to the American Community Survey

Categories: Population/Census

Describes efforts to improve the American Community Survey, a sampling of 3.5 million addresses annually, which serves as a replacement for the long-form decennial Census.  From the Census Bureau


The South is Home to 10 of the 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

Press release which identifies the fastest growing cities—most are in Texas, the largest cities, and the major population trends across regions.  From the Census Bureau


Voting Rate for the Non-Hispanic Black Population Dropped in the 2016 Presidential Election

Categories: African Americans,Elections/Campaigns,Population/Census

Agency press release comparing voter turnout by blacks and whites in the 2012 and 2016 federal elections.  In 2012: 66% of blacks voted compared to 64% of whites; in 2016: 59% of blacks voted compared to 65% of whites.  From the Census Bureau


My Tribal Area

Categories: Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

Interactive data tool which allows user to select Indian tribe, state, and tribal area to access statistics about population and other demographic/economic characteristics for the tribe.  From the Census Bureau

(Native Americans     population/Census     statistics)

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