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2014-04-14 00:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ASSIGNED SEATING Profile America -- Monday, April 14th.( )The distribution of political representation under the Constitution was authorized on this date in 1792. Based on the results of the 1790 Census, the House of Representatives was to be apportioned according to population, coming as near to...

2013-12-31 00:20:31

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) NEW YEAR'S EVE Profile America -- Tuesday, December 31st. On this New Year's Eve, some 317 million Americans of all ages are ready to greet the year 2014. A hundred years ago, the U.S. population was just over 97 million. Fifty years ago, it was just over 186 million. The 2010 Census counted...

2013-12-23 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FEDERAL RESERVE Profile America -- Monday, December 23rd. An institution that has been in the news a lot these past few years, and which has come in for its share of criticism during the nation's stubborn economic problems, observes the centennial of its founding today. The Federal Reserve...

2013-12-13 12:22:37

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a Web conference to discuss the Dec. 17 release of the 2008-2012 American Community Survey statistics. The data collected over the five-year period provide statistics for all places in the nation down to the block group level. The Web conference will include guidance on...

2013-11-22 00:20:23

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) JFK Profile America -- Friday, November 22(nd). This date marks the 50(th) anniversary of one of the most unsettling--and to a great many, unsettled-- events in U.S. history: assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The fourth president to be slain in a span of under 99 years and the...

2013-10-21 00:21:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, OCTOBER 21: SHEDDING LIGHT Profile America -- Monday, October 21st. An invention was demonstrated on this date in 1879 that lit the way for a dramatic change in the rhythm of Americans' daily lives. At his Menlo Park, New Jersey laboratory, Thomas Edison set up the first...

2013-09-29 00:21:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: HISPANIC ECONOMIC'S Profile America -- Sunday, September 29th. As National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, and another fiscal year draws to a close, much attention is focused on the country's economic performance. The 53 million strong Hispanic community in the...

2013-09-19 08:26:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Income levels and poverty rates were not statistically different for most states and metro areas from 2011 to 2012, according to statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Incomes remained lower and poverty rates were higher in 2012 than in 2007, the year before the recession. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The percentage of people without health insurance...

2013-09-02 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2013 /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 2: LABOR DAY Profile America -- September 2nd. This is Labor Day -- a time to honor the nation's working men and women, and traditionally, the end of the summer season. The observance has added meaning this year because of the persistently cloudy employment picture. The...

2013-08-17 00:20:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, AUGUST 17: BEFORE THE FALL Profile America -- Saturday, August 17th.( )Many families are squeezing in a last week of vacation before school gets under way. These getaways will take people to the mountains, lakes, ocean beaches, and the country's network of national parks and...