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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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Press Release
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.


Directors Blog
Reflexiones sobre identidad y diversidad en el Mes de la Herencia Hisp
A medida que el Mes de la Herencia Hispana llega a su final, quiero dejarles algunas reflexiones finales sobre identidad y diversidad.


Directors Blog
Thoughts on Identity and Diversity for Hispanic Heritage Month (pt 5)
As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close, I want to leave you with some final thoughts on identity and diversity.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2022
The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York.


Stats for Stories
Leif Erikson Day (Nordic-American heritage): October 9, 2022
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated 9.9M people in the U.S. reported Nordic ancestry (Danish, Finnish, Icelander, Norwegian, Scandinavian and Swedish).


Population
German-American Day: October 6, 2022
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated there were 42.2M people reporting German ancestry out of a total U.S. population of 331.9M , or about 12.7%.


Directors Blog
Reflexiones sobre identidad y diversidad en el Mes de la Herencia Hispana (pt 4)
A medida que continué con mi educación, mis puntos de vista sobre mi identidad siguieron evolucionando, pero a un ritmo más acelerado.


Directors Blog
Thoughts on Identity and Diversity for Hispanic Heritage Month (pt 4)
As I continued my education, my views on my identity continued to evolve but the momentum picked up pace.


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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Global Diversity Awareness Month: October 2022
Diversity is all the ways in which we differ: race, ethnicity, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, parental status, educational background, etc.


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Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month: October 2022
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated out of a total U.S. population of 331.9 million, 15.9 million people reported Italian ancestry, or about 4.8%.


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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.


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Polish-American Heritage Month: October 2022
The 2021 American Community Survey estimated the U.S. population at 331.9M. About 8.2M (roughly 2.5%) reported Polish ancestry.


Directors Blog
Reflexiones de identidad y diversidad en el Mes de Herencia Hispana 3
Esta semana quiero reflexionar sobre mi recorrido de identidad como un joven latino a través de otros lentes: los lentes de los medios de comunicación.

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