Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Demographics of Handheld-Only Households

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Tweet Written By: Thom File, Sociologist, Education and Social Stratification Statistics Branch As computing and Internet technology have evolved, many people have started accessing the Internet with hand-held devices, such as smartphones. Overall, about 83.8 percent of households reported owning … Continue reading

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Grandparents Who Live with a Grandchild are Younger and More Likely to be in Poverty

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Tweet Written by: Renee R. Ellis, demographer, Fertility and Family Statistics Branch The Survey of Income and Program Participation is the only U.S. census survey that asks questions about grandparents who do not live with their grandchildren. In the Coresident … Continue reading

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Out of Africa: Recent Growth of the African Foreign-Born Population

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Tweet Written By: Christine Gambino, Edward Trevelyan and Elizabeth M. Grieco When someone says the word “immigrant,” many people likely picture Europeans moving through Ellis Island during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Others think of a more recent time … Continue reading

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The American Community Survey in Action

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Tweet Written By: Cheryl Chambers Today’s annual release of American Community Survey statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau helps communities, organizations, businesses and governments make informed decisions by providing information on more than 40 topics, from educational attainment to commuting … Continue reading

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Married with Health Insurance Coverage

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Tweet By Brett O’Hara and Jennifer Cheeseman Day Married adults under age 65 were more likely to have health insurance coverage than people who were never married or were divorced, separated or widowed. Today, the Census Bureau released new health … Continue reading

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