Monthly Archives: June 2011

More Than a Century of Tracking our Children

Written by: Rose Kreider, US Census Bureau Much of what we can observe today about who children live with is a function of how the American family has changed over time. Statistics from the Census Bureau are invaluable for helping … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th of July in Numbers

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent … Continue reading

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International Data Base: June 2011

Written by: Daniel Goodkind, Loraine West and Dave Zaslow, US Census Bureau If you were asked on a quiz show, you might know that the two countries with the largest populations in the world are China and India. But could … Continue reading

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Mapping the 2010 Census

The Census Bureau recently released a series of new maps illustrating 2010 Census data for each state. The 2010 Census Profile maps showcase population and housing data for each state in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto … Continue reading

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Half of U.S. Businesses Operated from the Home

Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau When we think of a business, we often conjure up an image of an office park or perhaps a storefront in a strip mall. But in reality, according to new data … Continue reading

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