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Where do STEM Graduates Work?

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Tweet Written By: Liana Christin Landivar and Anthony Martinez In 2012, 14.8 million employed college graduates reported having a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  About one-quarter of these graduates work in a STEM occupation, so where … Continue reading

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Older Workers Are Staying Longer in the Workforce

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Tweet Written By:  Loraine A. West Participation in the labor force has been rising for older adults for the past decade or longer. By 2010, the labor force participation rate for the population age 65 and older reached 22.1 percent … Continue reading

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The “Second Great Wave” of Immigration: Growth of the Foreign-Born Population Since 1970

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Tweet Written By: Elizabeth M. Grieco Many Americans can trace their ancestral roots to the “great wave” of immigration that occurred during the late 1800s and early 1900s. This is not surprising, as the foreign-born population grew rapidly during this … Continue reading

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Moving … County-to-County

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Tweet Written by: William Koerber and Melanie Rapino Over the course of a year, how many Americans move to a new county? About 6 percent of the population age 1 and older, according to American Community Survey data gathered from … Continue reading

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Discover Your Neighborhood with Census Explorer

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Tweet Written by: Michael Ratcliffe Our customers often want to explore neighborhood-level statistics and see how their communities have changed over time. Our new Census Explorer interactive mapping tool makes this easier than ever. It provides statistics on a variety … Continue reading

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