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Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year's Day
The U.S. Census Bureau projects the U.S. population will be 326,971,407 and the world population will be 7,444,443,881 on Jan. 1, 2018.


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"Idaho is Nation's Fastest-Growing State," Census Bureau Reports
Idaho was the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year.


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Idaho es el estado de m�s r�pido crecimiento
Idaho fue el estado de más rápido crecimiento de la nación en el último año. Su población aumentó 2.2 por ciento a 1.7 millones.


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High School Completion Rate Is Highest in U.S. History
For the first time in U.S. history, 90 percent of the population age 25 and older have completed high school.


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"Commuting Times, Median Rents and Language other than English Use"
The nation experienced an increase in commuting time, median gross rent and a rise in English proficiency among those who spoke another language.


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Nuevas estadísticas ofrecen datos a nivel local
El país experimentó un aumento en la mediana de alquiler bruto y un aumento a nivel nacional en el dominio del inglés entre los que hablaban otro idioma.


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Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for Counties
In 2016, the median household income for all counties ranged between $22,045 and $134,609, with a median county-level value of $47,589.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
The 2017 Holiday Season
The Census Bureau presents holiday-related facts and figures from its collection of statistics.


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More Children Live With Just Their Fathers Than a Decade Ago
The percentage of children living with one parent who live with just their father saw an increase from 12.5 percent in 2007 to 16.1 percent in 2017.


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"Declining Mover Rate Driven by Renters, Census Bureau Reports"
The rate at which renters moved in 2017 was at a historic low of 21.7 percent, compared to 35.2 percent in 1988.


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Webinar on Release of 2012-2016 ACS Five-Year Estimates
The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Nov. 28, 2017, in advance of the Dec. 7 release of the 2012-2016 American Community Survey five-year estimates.


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Highlighting Our Nation's Veterans
“The Wealth of Veterans” report uses data from the 2014 SIPP to look at how military service may influence the lifelong financial well-being of veterans.


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New American Community Survey Data Now Available
The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey one-year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files and Supplemental Estimates Tables are now available.


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Three Blogs to Help You Understand Population Estimates
Read the blogs to understand the methodology behind the 2016 population estimates.


Stats for Stories
Russia Transfers Alaska to the United States: October 18
The population of Alaska is nearly 750,000 with 300,000 living in Anchorage. Alaska is the largest state and its population per square mile (1.2) the lowest.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
Veterans Day 2017: Nov. 11
Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
"Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 23, 2017"
Dig in to this feast of economic and demographic statistics pertaining to the menu of culinary delights consumed on Turkey Day.


Stats for Stories
*Special Edition* Fires in California
By October 15, 15 large fires burned 217,566 acres, destroyed 5,700 homes and other structures, raised the death toll to 40 and 100,000 people were evacuated.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2017
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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"Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2016"
Real median household income increased by 3.2 percent between 2015 and 2016, while the official poverty rate decreased 0.8 percentage points.


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Pacific Coast & Most Northeast States Lead in Broadband Internet Use
States on the Pacific Coast and most of those in the Northeast had higher levels of broadband internet use compared to the national average.


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"Ingresos, Pobreza y Cobertura de Seguro M�dico: 2016"
La mediana real de ingreso de los hogares aumentó 3.2 por ciento entre 2015 y 2016, mientras que la tasa oficial de pobreza disminuyó 0.8 puntos porcentuales.


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Characteristics of Female Veterans Report
Early-career aged female veterans more likely to be employed, married and have kids than their nonveteran counterparts.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
Hispanic Heritage Month 2017
This fact sheet presents a range of updated statistics describing the demographic state of the nation’s Latino population.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
Mes de la herencia hispana del 2017
Esta hoja informativa contiene estadísticas que describe el estado demográfico de la población Latina en los Estados Unidos.


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More Than 77 Million People Enrolled in U.S. Schools
The number of people enrolled in America’s schools reached 77.2 million in 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


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2017 International Data Base Update
The U.S. Census Bureau’s International Data Base update provides revisions for 16 countries and areas.


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2017 Solar Eclipse: Census Bureau Statistics
On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun.


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U.S. Population on the Move Between Counties
The U.S. Census Bureau updated the Census Flows Mapper to include 2011-2015 American Community Survey data.


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"Schedule for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Statistics and ACS"
Schedule for the release of the 2016 income, poverty & health insurance coverage statistics and the 2016 ACS results.


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"Statistics on Race, Hispanic Origin, Ancestry and Tribal Groups"
Detailed statistics of social, economic, housing and demographic characteristics for hundreds of race, tribal, Hispanic origin and ancestry populations.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
National Grandparents Day 2017: Sept. 10
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a federal proclamation, declaring the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day.


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"Webinar on Race, Tribal, Hispanic & Ancestry Group Statistics"
Webinar in advance of the release of two embargoed data products: the Selected Population Tables and the AIAN Tables from the 2011-2015 ACS.


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Sub-Saharan African & Caribbean Ancestry Groups Making Their Mark
About 61 percent of people with Nigerian ancestry age 25 and older had a bachelor’s degree or higher — more than twice the U.S. rate of 28.5 percent.


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"The Nation's Older Population Is Still Growing, Census Bureau Reports"
The nation’s population has a distinctly older age profile than it did 16 years ago, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today.


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La poblaci�n de mayor edad sigue creciendo
La población tiene un perfil de mayor edad que en los últimos 16 años, según nuevos estimados de población.

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