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2012-10-25 11:22:44

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released the latest findings from the American Community Survey, the primary source of small-area estimates available on a wide range of important statistics about people and housing for every community across the country and in Puerto Rico. The estimates released today cover a three-year period from 2009 to 2011 and are available for areas with a population of 20,000 or more. (Logo:...

2012-10-23 07:24:59

- STRONG CAB INCREASE OF 0.6%: MARKS FOUR CONSECUTIVE MONTHLY GAINS, ECONOMIC GROWTH EXPECTED IN 2013 - - Improving CAB driven by further rises in construction-related indicators; suggests U.S. housing recovery is sustainable. - Further positive signs suggest consumer confidence improving; risks remain. WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today released the fifth monthly report of its Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a...

2012-10-16 11:23:37

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2011, the foreign-born from Asia were more likely to be married compared with the total foreign-born and native-born. Households with a householder born in Asia were also more likely to be multigenerational, according to statistics from the 2011 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The percentage of foreign-born from Asia who were married was...

2012-10-15 11:25:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Quarterly Income and Earnings Estimates from the 2008 SIPP Panel - 2010 Annual Income and Earnings Estimates -- This set of tables gives annual 2010 income and earnings estimates at the national level broken down by selected demographic characteristics. This is the second release of annual income and...

2012-10-11 11:20:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day as a way to honor those who served in all American wars. The day honors military veterans with parades and...

2012-10-03 10:10:20

Despite a shared Latino heritage, there are significant differences in the overall health and the use of health-care services among Cuban-Americans, Mexican-Americans and Puerto Rican-Americans – even between men and women in the same subgroup – according to two recently published studies by Florida State University researchers. The authors, led by College of Social Work Professor and Associate Dean Amy L. Ai, evaluated the physical and behavioral health, as well as the health...

2012-10-01 18:21:35

RENO, Nev., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USAgreencardlottery.org announces the start of the U.S. 2014 DV Lottery (also known as the Green Card Lottery) program. Applicants must hurry over to the website to not miss out on the opportunity for their chance to win a Green Card! The multi-language website simplifies the process and makes sure applicants meet the requirements and submit entries without mistakes. Be aware that the entries submitted with mistakes will automatically be...

2012-09-27 06:25:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Summary File 1 Urban/Rural Update File -- Adds urban and rural population and housing unit counts to the 2010 Census Summary File 1 released in 2011. The update provides detailed tables on age, sex, households, families, relationship to householder, housing units, detailed race and Hispanic origin groups...

2012-09-25 02:22:23

--Similarities to 2010 and 2011 growth cycles hint at economic 'Charlie Brown' effect-- WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today released its monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator derived from a composite index of chemical industry activity. The September CAB showed a 0.3 percent growth over the previous month. This represents the third consecutive monthly increase in the CAB, and follows small...

2012-09-23 18:20:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24: HISPANICS IN THE MILITARY Profile America -- Monday, September 24th. As National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, the focus is on the contributions of this community to the nation's military history. The exploits of David Farragut, the first admiral in the U.S. Navy,...