Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 1:21 EDT

Latest U.S. Census Bureau Stories

2014-02-02 00:20:31

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO Profile America -- Sunday, February 2nd. On this date in 1848, the United States and a defeated Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending their controversial war, which began in May 1846 after some mutual provocations. In the peace treaty, Mexico...

2014-02-01 00:20:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) BLACK HISTORY MONTH Profile America -- Saturday, February 1st.( )February is Black History Month, a time to honor the many contributions to our nation's history made by people of African descent. Started as a special week in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson, the observance is now a full...

2014-01-31 12:21:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) This tabulation from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey shows estimates of the citizen voting age population by race for small areas of geography. The downloadable files show the population 18 and older by citizenship status and race for the nation, states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico,...

2014-01-31 00:21:42

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TALE OF THE TAPE Profile America -- Friday, January 31st. Richard Drew of the 3M Company was working on another problem when he ended up inventing one of the world's most practical items. He noted that workers painting two-tone cars were having trouble keeping the colors separated along a...

2014-01-30 00:20:32

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FIRST LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS Profile America -- Thursday, January 30th. Modern American election cycles engage campaign managers in almost all levels of political races. The man usually credited with being America's first campaign director, John James Beckley, operated decades before the...

2014-01-29 16:26:55

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Did you know that the health care and social assistance sector is projected to account for nearly one-third of the total increase in jobs, adding 5 million jobs between 2012 and 2022? Find out more on Jan. 31 at approximately 9:20-10 a.m. EST as Kristina Bartsch, chief of the Division of Occupational...

2014-01-29 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN SENATOR Profile America -- Wednesday, January 29th. A social milestone was reached this date in 1907 when Charles Curtis of Kansas was seated in the U.S. Senate, completing the few weeks remaining in the term of a resigned senator. He was also chosen to serve a full...

2014-01-28 16:23:03

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII will be played Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. This will be the first time the Super Bowl has been held in the New York City metropolitan area, as well as being the first Super Bowl played outdoors in the northern U.S. To commemorate this occasion, the Census Bureau has compiled a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the cities represented by the remaining teams in the playoffs, the...

2014-01-28 00:20:31

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE Profile America -- Tuesday, January 28th. As the Great Depression approached its worst, Wisconsin made the nation's first governmental direct relief effort for the unemployed. On this date in 1932, it enacted unemployment insurance. Wisconsin was soon followed by a...

2014-01-27 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FIRST STATE CHARTERED UNIVERSITY Profile America -- Monday, January 27th. "To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things." That's the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation's first state chartered university. Royally chartered...