Monthly Archives: December 2012

What a Difference Four Years Make: U.S. Population Projected to Grow at a Slower Pace Over the Next Five Decades

The U.S. population is projected to grow at a slower pace over the coming years than was projected four years ago, according to new population projections released today. So, how much is the U.S. population expected to grow over the … Continue reading

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Forgoing Alchemy, Tarot Cards, and Crystal Balls: Demographers Use Empirical Data to See How the Future Will Unfold

How Does the Census Bureau Measure the Future Population? Written by: Jennifer M. Ortman Have you ever wondered how the Census Bureau projects the future population of the United States? We start with a few basic questions: How many people … Continue reading

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America: A Nation on the Move

Written by:  Alison Fields and Robert Kominski Have you moved in the last five years? Earlier today, the Census Bureau released a collection of data on rates of migration, or “geographic mobility.” Between 2011 and 2012, 12 percent of people … Continue reading

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Easy Exploration into Your Community’s Statistics

Easy Stats: Your Source for Easy-to-Use Data, At Your Fingertips Written By: Nancy Potok Yesterday we released Easy Stats, one of the latest web technology tools developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to make our data quicker and easier to … Continue reading

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A Look at Workforce Statistics from the EEO Tabulation

Written by: Jennifer Cheeseman Day Last week, an important milestone marked the maturity of the American Community Survey as an extension of the decennial census program. We released the Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation, which for the first time is based … Continue reading

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