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2017 Capital Spending Report: U.S. Capital Spending Patterns 2006-2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Information on expenditures for all new and used structures and equipment by all U.S nonfarm businesses.  Shows trends by business sectors.  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)

Police Response to Domestic Violence, 2006-2015

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Covers 10 years’ worth of domestic violence calls, the police response, the prevalence of related charges, and criminal complaints signed against the offender.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics



Teacher Professional Development by Selected Teacher and School Characteristics: 2011-12

Categories: Education,Statistics

Information about teacher professional development activities among U.S. public school teachers.  Covers types of professional development activities, time spent, and the support received for participation.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Changes in Characteristics of Chronically Uninsured Adults: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2010-September 2016

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

Over the past 6 years, the percentage of chronically uninsured adults has shrunk from 16.8% to 7.6% or a gain in the insured of 18.2 million. This report looks at characteristics of those who were uninsured for longer than a short period of time.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, July-December 2016

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

The second half of 2016 marked the first time that a majority of American homes had only wireless telephones.  Preliminary results from the survey indicated that 50.8% of American homes did not have a landline telephone.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Childlessness Rises for Women in their Early 30s

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

Press release which cites rise in the number of U.S. women in their early 30s who have never had a child, from 26% in 2006 to 30.8% in 2016.  Also provides link to set of 7 tables entitled Fertility of Women in the United States: 2016 for more details. From the Census Bureau


California Takes Top Three Spots in Employment Growth Among Large Counties

Categories: Business/Economics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Agency press release which provides highlights of employment gains in U.S. counties including highest growth rate.  Also covers county information about largest payrolls and number of establishments. Accompanies release of County Business Patterns and Zip Code Business Patterns for 2015 under Data tab.    From the Census Bureau


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