Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Economic Surveys Provide a Detailed Look at the Characteristics of Small Businesses

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Tweet Written By: Erika Becker-Medina and Patrice Norman Today’s release of 2012 Survey of Business Owners (SBO) statistics provides a preliminary socio-economic picture of business owners across the nation with final, and more detailed statistics, to come later this year … Continue reading

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Majority of Americans Drive to Work, But Less so for Urban Millennials

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Tweet By: Brian McKenzie If your drive to work feels a little lonely, you may be among the three-quarters of U.S. workers who drive to work alone. Driving alone reached its highest point in 2010, at 76.6 percent of workers, … Continue reading

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Where Do All Those Commuters Come From? Census Bureau Releases New Information on County-to-County Commuting Flows

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Tweet By Brian McKenzie and Charlynn Burd If you’re stuck in traffic on your morning commute wondering where all of those cars in front of you have come from, we may have some answers. Today, the Census Bureau released the … Continue reading

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How Long Do People Receive Assistance?

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Tweet Written by: Shelley K. Irving A recent report examines means-tested program participation rates, the extent to which the programs are used, and median monthly benefit amounts from January 2009 through December 2012 using longitudinal data from the Survey of … Continue reading

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Challenge to Hackers: Use New Software Kit to Create Apps that Benefit Cities

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Tweet Written by: Avi Bender Since the U.S. Census Bureau launched its open API (application programming interface) in 2012, we have listened to developer feedback and continued to make improvements to the tool. Our latest update, the City Software Development … Continue reading

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