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2013-11-26 16:25:34

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released dwellr, a new mobile app that delivers on-the-go access to key demographic, socio-economic and housing statistics for thousands of places across the nation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131126/DC24363) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Powered by American Community Survey statistics, dwellr can pull up a list of U.S. locations that matches users' preferences...

2013-11-21 12:24:13

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a new interactive tool designed to visualize the key economic findings found in the statistical agency's most recent Business Dynamics Statistics report released in July. The Business Dynamics Statistics Visualization Tool spans four decades of information about America's economy - providing key insights on job creation and loss during the most recent recession. Economic measures such as...

2013-11-19 16:23:36

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Census Bureau takes allegations of fraud by its employees very seriously. Fabrication of data by an employee is grounds for disciplinary action, including dismissal and possible criminal action. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) We have no reason to believe that there was a systematic manipulation of the data described in media reports. As a statistical agency, the Census Bureau is very...

2013-11-14 16:25:57

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Census Bureau has updated the application programming interface with the 2010-2012 American Community Survey statistics. The API, which allows developers to create custom apps with Census Bureau data, now contains data profiles for areas with populations over 20,000. More than 40 topics are available for these communities, such as housing, educational attainment, employment, commuting, language spoken at home, nativity and...

2013-11-14 12:23:58

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new housing brief from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that median home values in many small counties across the nation held steady after the most recent recession, while values in large counties declined. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131114/DC16757-INFO-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131114/DC16757-INFO-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) These findings come from the Census...

2013-11-08 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2013 /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...

2013-11-08 12:21:14

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The U.S. Census Bureau has added the rental vacancy rate to America's Economy, the Census Bureau's widely downloaded mobile app that provides constantly updated statistics on the U.S. economy, including monthly economic indicators and trends, along with a schedule of upcoming releases. This...

2013-11-07 23:32:01

Bright.com, an employment website that leverages data science, releases monthly independent jobs report. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Employment increased by 149,000 net jobs from September to October 2013 according to the October 2013 Bright Employment Report, which is produced by Bright Media Corporation and Bright.com. The report is derived from one of the nation’s largest aggregations of job postings and resumes. This data is supplemented with government, financial,...

2013-11-04 16:26:32

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, getting endorsements from 24 state governments, to have a day to honor American Indians. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November 1990 as "National American Indian Heritage Month." Similar proclamations have been issued every year since...

2013-10-31 20:20:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /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...