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How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

Written by: Trudi Renwick, Assistant Division Chief, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division Income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2015 from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) will be released Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

By Marina Vornovitsky, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing two important sources for health insurance statistics in the United States: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey and … Continue reading

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National Parks and the Economy of Their “Gateway Towns”

Written by Robert Bernstein, Economy-Wide Statistics Division Nowhere is our nation’s natural beauty on more vivid display than in its more than 400 national parks. Maintained by the National Park Service for exactly one century this summer, these venues have … Continue reading

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The Increasing Complexity of IT Occupations

By Julia Beckhusen Computers are all around us — from desktops at work and home to smartphones everywhere in between. In fact, about 4 in 5 households own some type of computer. America’s use of technology relies on a large … Continue reading

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Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-Owned Businesses Grow Faster Than Firms Owned by Other Race Groups

Written by: Robert Bernstein, Economy-Wide Statistics Division Although the number of businesses owned by Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders remains small relative to the numbers owned by other minority groups, their rate of growth in recent years certainly stands … Continue reading

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