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2014-07-21 12:24:53

New Prevalence Estimates from More Than 100 Countries WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released its annually updated interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths. First developed in 1987, the database now holds more than 164,000 statistics, an increase of approximately 5,900 new estimates in the last year, and is the most comprehensive resource of its kind in the world....

2014-07-10 12:34:16

Men Still Make up Majority of Computer Professionals WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 74 percent of those who have a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering and math -- commonly referred to as STEM -- are not employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue to be overrepresented in STEM, especially in computer and engineering occupations. About 86 percent of engineers and 74 percent of computer professionals...

2014-06-17 12:25:13

***Census Bureau Media Advisory*** WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day embargo for members of the media to view the latest population estimates for the nation, states, counties and Puerto Rico by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin. The 2013 population estimates will be posted to the Census Bureau's embargo site at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, June 24. The public release will be at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, June 26. Wire...

2014-06-05 12:21:55

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the 36 million people 1 year and over who moved between 2012 and 2013, 5 percent said the most important reason for moving was to be closer to work or for an easier commute, while another 8 percent cited the desire for cheaper housing, according to a report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The most common reasons for moving in 2013 were "wanted new or better home/apartment," "other housing reason" and "other family reason."...

2014-06-03 12:32:47

1,000 Temporary Office and Field Staff to be hired for 2014 Census Test in Parts of D.C. and Maryland WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today announced that it is gearing up for the 2020 Census by conducting its first major field test beginning June 5 in portions of Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County, Md. The Census Bureau will hire about 1,000 temporary workers to conduct the 2014 Census Test to explore modern and cost-effective ways to...

2014-05-12 16:21:03

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86668 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in San Francisco increased from 2.0 percent to 3.4 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community...

2014-05-12 16:20:54

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Portland, Ore., had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86666 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Portland increased from 1.8 percent to 6.1 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community...

2014-05-12 16:20:51

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City had 0.8 percent of commuters bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86659 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in New York, increased from 0.5 percent to 0.8 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In addition,...

2014-05-12 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86671 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Seattle increased from 1.9 percent to 3.4 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In...

2014-05-12 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia had among the highest percent of commuters who bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86662 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Philadelphia increased from 0.9 percent to 2 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community...


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