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2014-05-06 12:32:25

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 377 business establishments in American Samoa generated $1.2 billion in sales in 2012, employed 7,070 people and paid $114 million in annual payroll, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series for American Samoa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84948 Every five years, the economic census provides the most authoritative and comprehensive source of...

2014-05-06 12:30:03

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the observance...

2014-04-29 12:28:26

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guam's economy generated $7.7 billion in revenue in 2012, up 23.9 percent from $6.2 billion in 2007, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series for Guam. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO The five-year economic census provides the most authoritative and comprehensive source of information about the entire U.S. economy, including U.S. territories like Guam,...

2014-04-29 12:28:18

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 1,339 business establishments in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands generated $1.3 billion in sales, employed 14,215 people and paid $208.4 million in annual payroll, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Every five years, the economic census provides...

2014-04-23 16:25:40

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the...

2014-04-15 20:23:06

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent changes to the Current Population Survey's questions related to health insurance coverage is the culmination of 14 years of research and two national tests in 2010 and 2013 clearly showing the revised questions provide more precise measures of health insurance through improved respondent recall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO This change was announced in September 2013 and implemented...

2014-03-27 12:26:08

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO This quarterly survey provides national summary statistics on the revenues, expenditures and composition of assets of the 100 largest state and local public employee retirement systems in the United States. These 100 systems comprise 89.4 percent of financial activity among such entities, based on the...

2014-03-26 12:27:42

From Utilities to Health Care to Manufacturing, Census Bureau Statistics Provide Look at U.S. Economy Since Recession WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector of the economy showed tremendous growth from 2007 to 2012 as the number of establishments rose by 26.4 percent, according to the 2012 Economic Census Advance Report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/DC91378-INFO...

2014-03-18 20:21:19

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Test your knowledge of the relative populations of different geographic areas by participating in the U.S. Census Bureau's version of "March Madness." The Census Bureau's Population Bracketology is an interactive data visualization allowing you to fill out your own bracket based on comparisons of state...

2014-03-06 12:25:11

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO The Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files for the 2012 American Community Survey five-year statistics are now available for users to create their own tabulations. The files contain a 5 percent sample of the housing unit universe while protecting the confidentiality of survey respondents. The files show population...


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