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A Look at the Nearly 1 Million Who Ride Their Bikes to Work in the U.S.

The proportion of workers who commute by bicycle has remained small, but relatively steady over the last few decades. The number of  bike commuters, which has grown to nearly 1 million, has increased at roughly the same rate as the labor … Continue reading

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Simple Tools, Great Solutions: Creating Boundaries for Puerto Rico Urbanizaciones

Written by: Francia Torres and Tanya Sadrak, Geographers, U.S. Census Bureau Puerto Rico addresses contain types of areas typically not seen in stateside addresses. One example is an urbanización, which is a named neighborhood similar to a stateside subdivision. To … Continue reading

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Understanding How the Share of Business Activity by Size Varies Widely by Industry

Written by: Andrew W. Hait We’ve all heard about the importance of small businesses to the U.S. economy, but have you ever wondered what “small” means? Is it a business with a few employees, or is it based on sales? … Continue reading

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Labor Force Participation Rates for An Aging World – 2015

Written by: Daniel Goodkind Today the U.S. Census Bureau released An Aging World-2015, a report that examines the older population’s demographic, health and economic characteristics in the United States and around the world. The Census Bureau regularly tracks trends in … Continue reading

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A Look at Custodial Parents and Child Support in the U.S.

Written by: Timothy Grall, Survey Statistician, Program Participation and Income Transfers Branch Raising children can be an expensive endeavor. A child recently born and raised to adulthood in the United States can cost almost $250,000, according to the Department of … Continue reading

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