Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Shift Toward Greater Educational Attainment for Women Began 20 Years Ago

Written by: Kurt Bauman, Chief, Education and Social Stratification Branch Statistics from the American Community Survey show women now lead men in college completion (see Women Now at the Head of the Class, Lead Men in College Attainment). Colleges have … Continue reading

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Growth or Decline: Understanding How Populations Change

Written By: Luke T Rogers and C Peter Borsella With the release of the 2015 county and metro/micro area population estimates and components of change, we can explore the question – how did the United States population change in the … Continue reading

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County-Level Nutrition Assistance Program Data are a Collaboration Between Government Agencies

Written by Lucinda Dalzell, Sara Stefanik and David Powers Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2014 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) for all school districts, counties, and states. These estimates are used to allocate federal funds to … Continue reading

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10 Ways the American Community Survey Serves Communities

Written by: Deborah Stempowski, Chief, American Community Survey Office Since 2005, the American Community Survey has provided annual data on more than 40 topics for our nation’s communities. Over the past 10 years, we have seen the many ways local … Continue reading

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Taking a Look at Veterans Across America

By Braedyn Kromer and Kelly Holder As we celebrate those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces this Veterans Day, many Americans may want to learn more about the veterans who live in and around their area. Today the … Continue reading

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