Category Archives: Economy

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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Working in America: New Tables Detail Demographics of Work Experience

By: Braedyn Kromer and David Howard More than seven in 10 people of traditional working age (16 to 64 years old) worked in 2014; for people 65 and over, at least one in five had worked in the past 12 … Continue reading

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

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 in … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Provides Informed Picture of the State of the U.S. Auto Manufacturing Industry

By Margaret Beckom Since its birth more than 100 years ago, the U.S. automobile manufacturing industry has experienced significant growth to not only become one of the largest U.S. manufacturing industries but also one of the biggest industries in the … Continue reading

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Get the LED Out! – Easier Access to Powerful Labor Force Information

Written by: Heath Hayward Do you need information on the changing composition of the workforce through the recent recession? Or evidence of the job creation ability of young firms? Answer questions like these and many more with the Quarterly Workforce … Continue reading

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