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Cambios en las poblaciones urbanas y rurales tras el Censo del 2020
La población urbana del país aumentó un 6.4% entre el 2010 y el 2020.


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Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day
The U.S. Census Bureau projected the U.S. population will be 334,233,854 on January 1, 2023.


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Nation’s Urban and Rural Populations Shift Following 2020 Census
The nation's urban population increased by 6.4% between 2010 and 2020 based on 2020 Census data and a change in the way urban areas are defined.


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Aumento poblacional: señal temprana de recuperación en medio del COVID
La intensificación de la migración internacional neta impulsa el crecimiento de la población de los EE. UU.


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Growth in U.S. Population Shows Early Indication of Recovery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
The U.S. resident population increased by 0.4%, or 1,256,003, to 333,287,557 in 2022, according to the 2022 national and state population estimates.


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School Enrollment Rises Slightly in 2021
The enrollment rate at U.S. schools rose slightly between 2020 and 2021, as approximately 1% more people under age 35 enrolled in school.


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New Jersey 235th Anniversary of Statehood (1787): December 18, 2022
New Jersey ratified the U.S. Constitution on December 18, 1787. It was the third of the original 13 colonies to join the Union.


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Wright Brothers Day: December 17, 2022
On Dec. 17, 1903, Orville Wright piloted the first flight for 12 seconds and flew 120 feet. On the fourth and final flight, Wilbur flew 59 seconds and 852 feet.


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Virginia 245th Anniversary – First State to Ratify the Articles of Confederation (1777): December 16, 2022
The Articles needed approval from all 13 states. First from Virginia on December 16, 1777, to Maryland on March 1, 1781, 38 months and 14 days had passed.


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Bill of Rights Day (1791): December 15, 2022
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution focus on individual rights and were ratified on Dec. 15, 1791. Amendment I protects freedom of expression.


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Census Bureau Releases Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for States, Counties and School Districts
The median estimated poverty rate for school-age children in all U.S. school districts in 2021 was 14.5%, according to data released today by the Census Bureau.


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Update on Confidentiality Protections for 2023 Current Population Survey Public-Use File
The U.S. Census Bureau today announced modified confidentiality protections for the Current Population Survey Public-Use File (CPS PUF).


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Pennsylvania 235th Anniversary of Statehood (1787): December 12, 2022
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution on December 12, 1787. It was the second of the original 13 colonies to join the Union.


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Mississippi 205th Anniversary of Statehood (1817): December 10, 2022
Mississippi was admitted to the Union on December 10, 1817, as the 20th state, with generally the same boundary as the present state.


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Costos de vivienda: carga excesiva para más de 19 millones
Más del 40% (19 millones) de los hogares del país que alquilan su vivienda destinan más del 30% de sus ingresos al costo de la vivienda.


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More Than 19 Million Renters Burdened by Housing Costs
Over 40% (19 million) of renter households spent more than 30% of their income on housing costs during the 2017-2021 period according to new ACS estimates.


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Delaware 235th Anniversary of Statehood (1787): December 7, 2022
Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787. It was the first of the original 13 colonies to join the Union and is thus known as “The First State.”


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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: December 7, 2022
According to the 2021 American Community Survey, of the 16.5 million veterans in the U.S., 4.0 million were 75 years and older and 182,603 were WWII veterans.


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Cyber Monday: November 28, 2022
According to USA.Gov, “Cyber Monday is the day with sales and discounts across online retailers.” Check out these shopping stats and other links.


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Small Business Saturday: November 26, 2022
The 2020 County Business Patterns series counted 8,000,178 establishments in the U.S. Most (6,819,150) had less than 20 employees and averaged about 4.4 each.


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Native American Heritage Day: November 25, 2022
The July 1, 2021, population estimate for American Indian and Alaska Native alone population is 4.4M and the alone or in combination population is 7.2M.


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Census Bureau Releases New Report on Health Insurance by Race and Hispanic Origin
The U.S. Census Bureau today released a brief on health insurance coverage and the rate of uninsured in the United States by race and Hispanic origin.


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La Oficina del Censo publica un nuevo informe sobre seguro médico por raza y origen hispano
La Oficina del Censo de EE. UU. publicó hoy un informe sobre la cobertura de seguro médico por raza y origen hispano.


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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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Census Bureau Releases New Estimates on America’s Families and Living Arrangements
The U.S. Census Bureau today released estimates showing there were 10.9 million one-parent family groups with a child under the age of 18 in 2022.


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Census Bureau to Host Webinar on 2017-2021 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates
The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold a webinar Dec. 1, 2022, explaining how to access data and online resources from the 2017-2021 ACS.


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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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Census Bureau Releases New Data on Minority-Owned, Veteran-Owned and Women-Owned Businesses
The U.S. Census Bureau today released new estimates on the characteristics of employer businesses.


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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.


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National Family Caregivers Month: November 2022
The 2021 American Community Survey counted 777,894 personal care aides, 380,451 childcare workers, and 261,045 home health aides.


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Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economical Supplement Now Available by Sex for Race, Hispanic Origin and Foreign-Born Populations
The U.S. Census Bureau today released new tables from the 2020 and 2021 Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic Supplement.


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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