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National Doctors Day: March 30, 2023
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated 712,332 civilians 16 years and over were employed as “Other physicians.” Median earnings was $226,590.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day: March 29, 2023
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated 5.65 million living Americans are veterans of the Vietnam War. We also honor 58,318 dead and 1,584 unaccounted for.

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National Single Parent Day: March 21, 2023
The 2022 Current Population Survey estimated 10.6M one-parent households (7.9M mother only and 2.7M father only) compared to 1.5M one-parent households in 1950.

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Certified Nurses Day: March 19, 2023
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated 2,523,490 registered nurses in the United States. Over 2.1 million were female and nearly 337,000 were male.

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Census Bureau to Embargo Vintage 2022 Population Estimates
The Census Bureau will offer a two-day embargo for qualified media to view the Vintage 2022 population estimates for U.S. counties and Puerto Rico municipios.

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Equal Pay Day: March 14, 2023
In 1973, full-time working women earned a median of 56.6 cents to every dollar men earned. In 2021 (48 years later), women earned 83.7, a gain of 27.1 cents.

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National Potato Chip Day: March 14, 2023
The value of shipments of potato chips and sticks, plain and flavored, totaled $9.1B in 2017 according to the Economic Census. Number of establishments was 212.

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New Work-From-Home Data by Race and Ethnicity Now Available
The U.S. Census Bureau released preliminary data from the Annual Business Survey (ABS) showing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on businesses.

Random Samplings Blog
2022 Economic Census in The Island Areas
The Economic Census is the official five-year measure of American businesses and the economy.

Random Samplings Blog
Censo Económico del 2022 en las Áreas Insulares
La Oficina del Censo recopila datos del censo económico en Áreas Insulares.

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95th Academy Awards: March 12, 2023
The 2020 Annual Business Survey reported 24,666 employer firms in motion picture and sound recording industries, 306,697 employees, and a $17.6B annual payroll.

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Sunshine Week & Freedom of Information Day: March 12-18 & 16, 2023
President Johnson signed into law the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act on July 4, 1966. The American Society of News Editors launched Sunshine Week in 2005.

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International Women’s Day: March 8, 2023
From 2000 to 2021, the percentage of women who work as veterinarians, pharmacists, mathematicians, legislators, and chief executives have all increased.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2023
A host of statistical information on the Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population groups.

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Employee Appreciation Day: March 3, 2023
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated about 109.6M full-time, year-round civilian workers aged 16 and over in the U.S. and median earnings were $53,888.

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Frozen Food Month: March 2023
The 2021 Annual Survey of Manufacturers reported that frozen food manufacturing in the U.S. had 82,991 employees with $4.3B in annual payroll.

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Ohio 220th Anniversary of Statehood (1803): March 1, 2023
Ohio ratified the U.S. Constitution on March 1, 1803 – (17th state). Nickname: The Buckeye State. Motto: With God, all things are possible.

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Red Cross Month: March 2023
The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to Emergency Management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.

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New Dashboard to Explore Impacts of Federal Broadband Investments on Local Communities
The U.S. Census Bureau, in partnership with the NTIA, today announced the launch of the ACCESS BROADBAND Dashboard.

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Mardi Gras: February 21, 2023
Since the 2020 Census, the 2021 population of New Orleans (376.971) was down 1.8% as of July 1, 2021. Louisiana was down 0.7% and the U.S. was up 0.2%.

Press Release
Census Bureau Releases New Educational Attainment Data
The U.S. Census Bureau today released findings from the Educational Attainment in the United States: 2022 table package.

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Women’s History Month: March 2023
The roots of National Women’s History Month go back to March 8, 1857, when women from various New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions.

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Massachusetts 235th Anniversary of Statehood (1788): February 6, 2023
Massachusetts ratified the U.S. Constitution on Feb. 6, 1788 – (6th). Nickname: The Bay State. Motto: By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty.

Directors Blog
Recognizing 2023 Black History Month
In recognition of Black History Month, let’s commit to doing our part to help our nation come together as the great nation we aspire to be.

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65th GRAMMY Awards: February 5, 2023
According to the 2021 American Community Survey, there were 19,770 music directors and composers and 35,698 musicians and singers in the United States.

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Mail Carrier Day: February 4, 2023
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated 709,282 civilian employees in the U.S. Postal Service (405,762 male and 303,520 female), down from 716,936 in 2010.

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National Women Physician Day: February 3, 2023
According to the 2021 American Community Survey, there were 272,196 women physicians. Full-time earnings were $185,183.

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Groundhog Day: February 2, 2023
According to NOAA, the 137th Groundhog Day originated from an ancient celebration midway between the winter solstice and spring equinox — the middle of winter.

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Proof of Concept for Upcoming 2020 Census Product
A “Proof of Concept” giving data users an opportunity to review how a new disclosure avoidance methodology would affect an upcoming 2020 Census data product.

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Irish American Heritage Month and St. Patrick’s Day: March 2023
To commemorate this day which celebrates all things Irish, the Census Bureau presents a variety of statistics on Irish-Americans.

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2020 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement 5-Year Geographic Mobility Tables Available
The U.S. Census Bureau released 5-year national and regional geographic mobility and migration estimates from the 2020 CPS ASEC.

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Migration Flows Data Available for Counties, MSAs and MCDs
The 5-year data provide estimates of in-migration, out-migration and net migration of movers and nonmovers between origin and destination of these geographies.

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National Spouses Day: January 26, 2023
According to the Current Population Survey 2022 ASEC Supplement, there are some 131.7M married adults age 15+ in the U.S., not counting 4.6M who are separated.

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Lunar New Year: January 22, 2023
With celebrations also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, many people across the world will welcome the Year of the Rabbit with reunions and hope.

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National Popcorn Day: January 19, 2023
According to the Popcorn Board, Americans consume 14 billion quarts of popped popcorn each year, based on 2016-2020 sales. That about 43 quarts per person.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday and Day of Service: January 16
In 1983, Congress made the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. a federal holiday. In 1994, Congress added the national day of service. Learn more at MLKDay.gov.


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