Monthly Archives: October 2010

New American FactFinder

In January 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau plans to launch a revamped version of its data delivery tool, American FactFinder. The new American FactFinder will offer a new look, new tools and easier access to Census Bureau information. American FactFinder … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Statistics Day

The United Nations General Assembly designated today as the first-ever World Statistics Day to help highlight the role of official statistics and the many achievements of national statistical systems. Statistical organizations throughout the world are celebrating World Statistics Day. The … Continue reading

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Higher Education and the ACS

In 2009, the American Community Survey collected information on bachelor’s degrees for the first time, including the specific major of each degree attained. The estimated number of people in the United States over age 25 with a bachelor’s degree or … Continue reading

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Hispanic Business Ownership

  Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director   September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, the time of year when our nation celebrates the cultures and contributions of people whose roots are in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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October is Family History Month

Did you know October is Family History Month? Several cities and states have designated this month as Family History Month, and the U.S. Senate has adopted similar resolutions in the past. It is estimated that there are over 80 million … Continue reading

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