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2012-12-17 16:23:35

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Community Survey, the most detailed portrait of America's towns and neighborhoods, is now more convenient for most participants with the added availability of responding online. That will make it the 61st U.S. Census Bureau survey with Internet response, saving money on printing, paper, postage and processing costs, while maintaining security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO ) "The online...

2012-12-12 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. population will be considerably older and more racially and ethnically diverse by 2060, according to projections released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. These projections of the nation's population by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, which cover the 2012-2060 period, are the first set of population projections based on the 2010 Census. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121212/DC28551) (Logo:...

2012-12-10 12:22:22

2010 Census Report Shows More Than 80 Percent of Centenarians are Women WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 Census counted 53,364 people age 100 and older in the United States, and they were overwhelmingly female. For every 100 centenarian women, there were only 20.7 centenarian men. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) These figures come from a special report released today based on the 2010 Census that provides a portrait of the...

2012-12-06 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) for the combined years from 2007 to 2011, providing the only statistics down to the neighborhood level on school enrollment, jobs, housing and many other measures. These estimates are ideal for measuring trends for areas with populations of less than 20,000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Along with the estimates, the...

2012-12-04 12:23:34

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edelman today released updated insights around the ambitions and beliefs of the Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 1995, building on its 2010 benchmark study, 8095®. Encompassing interviews with 4,000 Millennials in 11 countries, 8095® 2.0 revealed that 74 percent believe they can inspire the purchase decisions of peers and those in other generations. The new study was issued to better understand the evolving roles of brands in...

2012-11-29 12:25:34

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released today the 2006-2010 American Community Survey Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation. The tabulation consists of 107 tables about the labor force crossed by sex, race and ethnicity. The U.S. Census Bureau has produced this tabulation after every decennial census since the 1970s. However, for the first time, this tabulation uses American Community Survey (2006-2010) estimates. (Photo:...

2012-11-20 08:23:41

- Sharp decline may reflect post-election economic uncertainty - Barometer remains up 2.9 percent year over year. Three-month moving average (MMA) positive at 0.4 percent month over month. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today released the sixth monthly report of its Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator derived from a composite index of chemical industry activity. The November CAB showed a sharp 0.5...

2012-11-17 00:20:26

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17: NATIVE HERITAGE REFLECTED IN STATE NAMES Profile America -- Saturday, November 17th. As National American Indian Heritage Month continues, many people across the country may not be aware that the states they live in have names derived from Indian words. In fact, the names of...

2012-11-15 12:25:16

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local market consumer insights company Scarborough today released a complimentary study which uncovers the unique ways the 20 percent of American adults who are Millennials(*) engage with media, as well as their general attitudes and demographics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090514/NY17046LOGO ) The new study concludes that Millennials are the first generation to be hyper-connected to their world, their local community and their...

2012-11-08 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 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 speeches across...