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The U.S. Census Bureau collects data that measure the state of the nation's workforce, including employment and unemployment levels, as well as weeks and hours worked.
Commuting (Journey to Work)
Commuting including means of transportation, time of departure, mean travel time to work, vehicles available, distance traveled, and expenses.
Employers: Private Sector
Data include the number of employer and nonemployer firms, sales and receipts, annual payroll, and employment.
Employers: Public Sector
Data on public sector employment and payroll measure the number of federal, state, and local civilian government employees and their gross monthly payroll.
Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation
The EEO Tabulation, based on American Community Survey data, highlights the gender, racial, and ethnic diversity of the American labor force.
Industry and Occupation
The U.S. Census Bureau currently collects data on industry, occupation, and class of worker for Americans in the labor force on several surveys.
Labor Force Statistics
Information about the nation’s workforce, changes in employment rates and unemployment rates at the national, state, county or city level.
Public Sector Employment and Payroll
Data on the number of federal, state, and local civilian government employees and their gross monthly payroll for March of the survey year.
Work from Home
Work from home refers to a worker’s usage of the home as a workplace.
Income and Poverty
Income is the gauge many use to determine the well-being of the U.S. population. Survey and census questions cover poverty, income, and wealth.
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The Commuting Patterns of Older Workers: 2013-2017
Older workers are a growing share of the workforce, with different needs than younger workers. Their commuting behaviors contribute to changing travel patterns.