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Asian-Owned Businesses Nearing Two Million

By: Mary Frauenfelder Between 2007 and 2012, the number of U.S. businesses owned by Asian-Americans rose 23.8 percent, from 1.5 million to 1.9 million. In contrast, the total number of all U.S. firms increased only 2.0 percent during the same … Continue reading

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Changes Seen in Income Distribution for Women Ages 15 to 50 With Recent Births

By: Lindsay Monte, Fertility & Family Statistics Branch Despite the recent economic downturn, the proportion of women with a birth in the previous 12 months who reported the highest annual income per household member grew between 2006 and 2014. This … Continue reading

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Using Census Bureau Data Made Easier: New Statistical Testing Tool Answers the Question “Is This Comparison Statistically Significant?”

Written by: Sirius Fuller, Decennial Statistical Studies Division American Community Survey data can help you find quick answers on a variety of demographic and economic topics. For example, you might need to know “What’s the unemployment rate where I live?” … Continue reading

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Bigger Houses, Smaller Lots

The housing crisis of the last decade has not slowed the steady trend towards bigger houses with more bathrooms and multicar garages but these more spacious new homes are now on smaller lots. The U.S. Census Bureau collects data on … Continue reading

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America’s Age Profile Told through Population Pyramids

Author: Luke T. Rogers, Statistician/Demographer, Population Estimates Branch Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released population estimates by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin for the nation, states and counties. These data enable us to learn about the U.S. population, including … Continue reading

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