Tag Archives: American Community Survey

When Off-Campus College Students are Excluded, Poverty Rates Fall in Many College Towns

Written by: Alemayehu Bishaw What happens to the poverty rate of a community when you exclude college students who live off-campus? A new working paper, Examining the Effect of Off-Campus College Students on Poverty Rates, using  American Community Survey data … Continue reading

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The Occupations of Workers with Disabilities

Written by: Melissa Chiu Did you know that there are 7.9 million Americans who have a disability and are working? Also, another 1.5 million Americans with a disability are unemployed and looking for work? Information released today by the U.S. … Continue reading

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Men in Nursing Occupations

Written by: Liana Christin Landivar In 2011, there were 330,000 men employed as nurses in the United States – about 9 percent of all nurses. Though now seen as a predominately female occupation, men had significant representation in nursing until the … Continue reading

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Easy Exploration into Your Community’s Statistics

Easy Stats: Your Source for Easy-to-Use Data, At Your Fingertips Written By: Nancy Potok Yesterday we released Easy Stats, one of the latest web technology tools developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to make our data quicker and easier to … Continue reading

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A Look at Workforce Statistics from the EEO Tabulation

Written by: Jennifer Cheeseman Day Last week, an important milestone marked the maturity of the American Community Survey as an extension of the decennial census program. We released the Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation, which for the first time is based … Continue reading

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