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Facts for Features

Profile America Facts for Features consist of collections of statistics from the Census Bureau's demographic and economic subject areas pertaining to holidays, anniversaries, observances or topics in the news. The data are intended to assist media in writing feature stories on these commemorations, which range from Hispanic Heritage Month to the Holiday Season.

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The 2015 Holiday Season
The Census Bureau presents holiday-related facts and figures from its collection of statistics.


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"Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 26, 2015"
Dig in to this feast of economic and demographic statistics pertaining to the menu of culinary delights consumed on Turkey Day.


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"Veteran's Day 2015: Nov. 11, 2015"
A compilation of demographic and economic statistics on our nation’s Veterans.


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American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2015
To commemorate American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, the Census Bureau has compiled a list of statistics about this race group.


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"Halloween: Oct. 31, 2015"
Statistics from demographic and economic subject areas on this spookiest of nights, when the young and young-at-heart don scary disguises for tricks or treats.


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World Statistics Day: Oct. 20
This special edition highlights statistics from around the world and the nation in celebration of the second World Statistics Day.


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"Unmarried and Single Americans Week Sept. 20-26, 2015"
The third week of September recognizes the nation’s unmarried Americans with statistics from the Census Bureau’s demographic and economic subject areas.


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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015
This fact sheet presents a range of updated statistics describing the demographic state of the nation’s Latino population.


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Back to School: 2015-2016
This edition of Facts for Features highlights the many statistics associated with the return to classrooms by our nation’s students and teachers.


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"Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015"
Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928.


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Labor Day 2015: Sept. 7
The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade.


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National Grandparents Day 2015: Sept. 13
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a federal proclamation, declaring the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day.


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2015 Hurricane Season Begins
The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local statistics that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts.


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The Fourth of July 2015
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.


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"Father�s Day: June 21, 2015"
The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909.


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2015 Hurricane Season Begins


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25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of this law's enactment, this factsheet provides a demographic snapshot of the population with a disability.


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Older Americans Month: May 2015
To commemorate Older Americans Month, the Census Bureau has compiled a list of statistics pertaining to our senior citizens.


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"Mother�s Day: May 10, 2015"
This fact sheet presents statistical information from the Census Bureau’s economic and demographic subject areas pertaining to Mother’s Day.


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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2015
A host of statistical information on the Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population groups.


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" Earth Day: April 22, 2015"
April 22, 2015, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day — a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment.


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Women�s History Month: March 2015
This annual observance highlights the varied and historic accomplishments of women with various of statistical information and topics.


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"Super Bowl XLIX: Feb. 1, 2015"
Super Bowl XLIX will be played Feb. 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.


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St. Patrick�s Day: March 17
To commemorate Irish American Heritage Month the Census Bureau has compiled a list of statistics pertaining to the Irish ancestry population group


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Valentine�s Day 2015: Feb. 14
Expressing one's love to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine's Day; sweethearts and family members present gifts and other symbols of affection.


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Black (African-American) History Month: February 2015
Each year, U.S. presidents proclaim February as National African-American History Month. To commemorate, the Census Bureau presents the following statistics.

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