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2014-05-12 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minneapolis 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/20140512/86655 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Minneapolis increased from 1.9 percent to 4.1 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community...

2014-05-12 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles had 1.0 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/20140512/86653 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Los Angeles increased from 0.6 percent to 1.0 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In addition,...

2014-05-12 12:21:37

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston 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/20140512/86649 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Boston increased from 1 percent to 1.7 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In...

2014-05-12 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago had 1.3 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/20140512/86650 Since 2000, the percent of people who biked to work in Chicago increased from 0.5 percent to 1.3 percent, according to 2008-2012 statistics from the American Community Survey. In addition, 6.4...

2014-04-15 20:23:06

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent changes to the Current Population Survey's questions related to health insurance coverage is the culmination of 14 years of research and two national tests in 2010 and 2013 clearly showing the revised questions provide more precise measures of health insurance through improved respondent recall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO This change was announced in September 2013 and implemented...

2014-04-15 08:23:38

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Earth Day: April 22, 2014 April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ? a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. The day came from reaction to a massive oil spill in waters near Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1969. In honor of Earth Day ? and Earth Week...

2014-04-03 12:26:47

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 The NCAA Final Four women's college basketball games will be played April 6 and April 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament has been held annually since 1982; it was one of 12 women's sports added to the NCAA championship program for the 1981-82 school year. Since 2003, the championship game has been played on the Tuesday following Monday's men's championship game. To commemorate this occasion, the Census...

2014-03-26 12:27:42

From Utilities to Health Care to Manufacturing, Census Bureau Statistics Provide Look at U.S. Economy Since Recession WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector of the economy showed tremendous growth from 2007 to 2012 as the number of establishments rose by 26.4 percent, according to the 2012 Economic Census Advance Report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/DC91378-INFO...

2014-03-12 12:21:58

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ? a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. The day came from reaction to a massive oil spill in waters near Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1969. In honor of Earth Day ? and Earth Week (April 16-22) ? this edition of Profile America Facts for Features includes examples of Census Bureau statistics pertaining to energy and the...

2014-02-19 16:26:53

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released a beta version of its new census.gov website. With a new look and topic-based navigation, the redesigned site provides easier access to statistics on America's people, places and economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The Census Bureau conducted both industry and customer research to create the new site. The beta site invites users to explore what the new home page will...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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