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National Child's Day: November 20, 2022
The majority of America’s 72.6M children under 18 live with two parents (70%). The second most common are children living with mother only (22%).


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National Family Week: November 20-26, 2022
According to the 2021 American Community Survey, average family size has shrunk from 3.20 in 2007 to 3.15 in 2021. There are about 82.5 million families.


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Geography Awareness Week: November 14-18, 2022
The 2020 County Business Patterns counted 1,015 Geophysical Surveying and Mapping establishments in the U.S. with 8,139 employees and a $633.6M annual payroll.


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American Education Week: November 13-19, 2022
In the U.S., per student (public pre-K through 12th grade) spending was $13,494 in FY2020, a 2.33% increase from 2019, and enrollment was 48.0 million.


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National STEM Day: November 8, 2022
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated the total civilian population age 16+ employed in STEM occupations at 10.8M. Women are 26.7% and earn 84.1% of men.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
Veterans Day 2022: November 11
Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I.


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2020 Island Areas Censuses Data Now Available for American Samoa
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a demographic profile of American Samoa from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses.


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2020 Island Areas Censuses Data Now Available for Guam
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a demographic profile of Guam from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses.


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2020 Island Areas Censuses Data Now Available for the CNMI
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a demographic profile of the CNMI from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses.


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2020 Island Areas Censuses Data Now Available for the USVI
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a demographic profile of the U.S. Virgin Islands from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses.


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Perfil Demográfico de los Censos del 2020 para Guam
El perfil ofrece características demográficas, sociales, económicas y de vivienda básicas para Guam y niveles más bajos de entidades geográficas.


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Perfil Demográfico de los Censos del 2020 para Samoa Americana
El perfil ofrece características demográficas, sociales, económicas y de vivienda básicas para Samoa Americana y niveles más bajos de entidades geográficas.


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Perfil Demográfico del 2020 para las Islas Marianas del Norte
El perfil ofrece características demográficas, sociales, económicas y de vivienda para las Islas Marianas del Norte y niveles más bajos de entidades geográficas


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Perfil Demográfico del 2020 para las Islas Vírgenes de los EE. UU.
El perfil ofrece características demográficas, sociales, económicas y de vivienda para las Islas Vírgenes y niveles más bajos de entidades geográficas.


Press Release
New Income and Poverty Reports Released From 2021 American Community Survey
The U.S. Census Bureau released new income and poverty briefs from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates and years prior.


Stats for Stories
National Manufacturing Week: October 3-7, 2022
The U.S. Census Bureau joins a group of public and private organizations in celebrating the importance of the manufacturing sector of the nation’s economy.


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National Disability Employment Awareness Month: October 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated that among noninstitutionalized civilians with a disability in the U.S., 7.9M are employed and 0.9M are unemployed.


Press Release
Dynamics of Poverty Report Now Available
The U.S. Census Bureau released a new report on poverty statistics from the 2018-2020 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).


Research Matters Blog
How Has the Pandemic Continued to Affect Survey Response? Using Administrative Data to Evaluate Nonresponse in the 2022 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement
The U.S. Census Bureau tabulates the national income distribution using survey responses collected during February through April 2022.


Press Kit
Income, Poverty and Health Insurance
Annual release of national-level income, poverty and health insurance coverage statistics.


Press Release
Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2021
The U.S. Census Bureau announced that real median household income in 2021 was not statistically different than 2020.


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Ingresos, pobreza y cobertura de seguro médico en los Estados Unidos: 2021
La Oficina del Censo de los EE. UU. publica las estadísticas del 2021 sobre ingresos, pobreza y seguro médico.


Press Release
Census Bureau to Embargo 2021 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day embargo period for subscribers to view 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) statistics before their public release.


Stats for Stories
National Staffing Employee Week: September 12-18, 2022
The 2020 County Business Patterns program counted 53,330 employment services establishments with a total of 7,050,453 paid employees and a $335B annual payroll.


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National Grandparents Day: September 11, 2022
In 2019, there were an estimated 7.0 million grandparents living with a grandchild under 18, 2.3 million of whom were responsible for most of their basic care.


Random Samplings Blog
How Inflation Affects the Census Bureau’s Income and Earnings Estimates
In the report, Income in the United States: 2021, the Census Bureau will compare estimates of median income and earnings between 2020 and 2021 and present historical income and earnings estimates dating back to 1967.


Random Samplings Blog
What’s the Difference Between the Supplemental and Official Poverty Measures?
There has been continued debate about the best way to measure income and poverty in the United States since the first official U.S. poverty statistics were published in the mid-1960s.


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Labor Day: September 5, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated 113.9M full-time, year-round civilian employed population aged 16 and over in the U.S., up from 94.7M in 2010.


Press Release
New Survey of Income and Program Participation Available
The U.S. Census Bureau today released data from the 2021 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).


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Census Bureau to Announce Findings for National 2021 Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold an online news conference on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 at 10 a.m. EDT.


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La Oficina del Censo anunciará las conclusiones de las estadísticas del 2021 sobre ingresos, pobreza y seguro médico para el país
La Oficina del Censo de los EE. UU. tiene programado llevar a cabo una conferencia de Martes, 13 de septiembre de 2022, a las 10 a. m. hora de verano del este.


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Women’s Equality Day: August 26, 2022
According to the Current Population Survey, 2020 voter turnout was 68.4% for women and 65.0% for men. About 9.7 million more women than men voted.


Unanticipated Benefits of Compensating Survey Respondents
This blog summarizes and discusses findings on how earnings nonresponse compared across groups.


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Back to School 2022: August 2022
The October 2020 Current Population Survey found 73.2 million total students enrolled in school, which is 23.3 percent of the population 3 years and older.


Press Release
Census Bureau Releases New Occupations, Earnings and Job Characteristics Report
A new report that highlights the features of U.S. workers and their employment conditions.


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Census Bureau Releases New Data Tool, Data Tables and Research Paper on Young Adult Migration
The Census Bureau, in collaboration with Harvard University, released a new interactive data tool, data tables, and research paper on young adult migration.

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