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Another View of the Gender Earnings Gap

  Written by: Jamie M. Lewis, Ph.D., Statistician, Fertility and Family Statistics Branch In 2014, the female-to-male earnings ratio stood at 0.79, indicating that the median earnings of women who worked full time, year-round was 79 percent of what their … 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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One-Stop Shop for Stats on Specific Industries: Now with Even More Information

Written by: Andrew Hait If you are a business owner, entrepreneur or business development specialist looking for key information about an industry in your local area, you are in luck. The Census Bureau today launched an expanded version of its … Continue reading

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Understanding Population Density

Written by: Darryl Cohen While the United States population density is about 90 people per square mile, most people live in cities, which have a much higher density. Even among cities, density values can vary considerably from one city to … Continue reading

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New Population Projections Account for Differences in Fertility of Native- and Foreign-Born Women

By Sandra L. Colby and Jennifer M. Ortman Last December, the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest series of national population projections, providing perspective on the future composition of the nation’s population. A new report released today explores these projections. … Continue reading

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