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2014-03-14 12:25:49

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's FY15 budget request for the U.S. Commerce Department's Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) and its constituent agencies, the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), reflects an important Department-wide transformation in the management of Commerce's treasure trove of data. The budget proposal positions the Department of Commerce at the forefront of the era of "Big Data" and clearly...

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...

2013-12-20 12:23:55

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) International Data Base -- The International Data Base has been updated to include revised estimates and projections for 16 countries or areas incorporating new data or analysis. One of the countries in this update is Mexico, whose 2013 population is now projected to be 2.2 percent larger than the previous...

2013-12-13 12:22:37

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a Web conference to discuss the Dec. 17 release of the 2008-2012 American Community Survey statistics. The data collected over the five-year period provide statistics for all places in the nation down to the block group level. The Web conference will include guidance on...

2013-09-19 00:21:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: SINGLES WEEK Profile America -- Thursday, September 19th. This is National Singles Week, often called "Unmarried and Single Americans Week," noting that many who are unmarried do not identify with the world "single," since they may be parents, have partners, or are...

2013-07-30 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the public release schedule for the official national income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2012 from the Current Population Survey, as well as local estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) STATISTICS RELEASE SCHEDULE National 2012 income, poverty and health insurance statistics -- Current Population...

2013-07-25 12:23:40

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau has released My Congressional District, the first interactive tool geared exclusively toward finding basic demographic and economic statistics for every congressional district in the U.S. This Web app uses the latest annual statistics from the American Community Survey, providing the most detailed portrait of America's towns and neighborhoods. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130725/DC53337-INFO-a)...

2013-07-18 16:23:11

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Census Bureau statistics show that the economic impact of mandatory water restrictions in Prince George's County, Md., could be felt across the region. A majority of jobs in the affected area are held by workers who live more than 10 miles away, and nearly a quarter of the people who work in the area live more than 25 miles away. Additionally, more than 40 percent of workers who reside within the region covered by the...

2013-06-26 12:29:41

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today announced 10 new members of its National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations and has named Alisu Schoua-Glusberg from Research Support Services Inc. as a member of the committee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The National Advisory Committee advises the Census Bureau on a wide range of variables that affect the cost, accuracy and implementation of...

2013-06-26 12:29:34

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today announced 10 new members of its National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations and has named Randall Akee from the University of California, Los Angeles as a member of the committee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The National Advisory Committee advises the Census Bureau on a wide range of variables that affect the cost, accuracy and implementation...