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Annual Statistical Supplement [Social Security]

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2015/index.html

Annual statistical compendium with more than 240 tables on Social Security and the Supplemental Security Income programs.  Also includes data on related social insurance and welfare programs.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2014

Categories: Elderly,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2014/index.html

Biennial report which includes more than 100 statistical tables with data on the major sources and amounts of income for people aged 55+ and their poverty status.  Also covers related social insurance and welfare programs.  See also Income of the Aged Chartbook 2014.  From the Social Security Administration

 

U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/LPR%20Flow%20Report%202014_508.pdf

In 2014 1,016,518 persons became LPRs.  This report documents the categories of admission under which they achieved green card status plus country of origin and state of residence in the U.S.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

U.S. Naturalizations: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Naturalization%20Flow%20Report_2014_508.pdf

A total of 653, 416 persons were naturalized as U.S. citizens in 2014.  This report covers where they came from and where they settled in the U.S.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Refugees and Asylees: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Refugees%20%26%20Asylees%20Flow%20Report%202014_508.pdf

Reports on the number of people who were admitted to the U.S. during the year and the leading countries of nationality.  Also covers age, sex, and marital status of refugees and their state of residence.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

College Enrollment and Work Activity of 2015 High School Graduates

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/hsgec_04282016.pdf

Reports that 69.2% of youth who graduated from high school in the January-October 2015 period were enrolled in college in October.  Also provides information on enrollment by sex and race, on participation in the labor force by recent graduates, and the unemployment rate (20.7%) for recent graduates not enrolled in college.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Statistics of U.S. Businesses, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/econ/susb/

Statistics on businesses in U.S. counties and metro areas.  Includes number of firms, employment, and annual payroll.  From the Census Bureau

 

San Francisco and Travis, Texas Lead Nation in Employment Growth Among Large Counties

Categories: Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-71.html

Agency press release which identifies the leading U.S. counties for employment growth during 2014.  Four of the leading counties were in California.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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