Tag Archives: Census Bureau

New Moms Who Cohabit

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Tweet When one pictures an unmarried mother, one might conjure up an image of a woman who is raising her child alone. And many of them do so. But a fair number of these women are actually living with a … Continue reading

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American Community Survey

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Tweet This Fall, the Census Bureau will release a few data sets that help us understand more about who we are as a country, culminating in the 2010 Census population counts announced this December. The first of these data releases … Continue reading

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Income vs. Earnings

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Tweet Income and earnings are often confused. In reality, earnings are just one kind of income. Every year, the Census Bureau collects data on how much money households obtain from 50 different sources, all of which we label “income.” Earnings, … Continue reading

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Health Insurance: Who Has Coverage, Who Doesn’t?

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Tweet Written by: David Johnson, Chief, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division In recent months you’ve probably heard figures cited on news broadcasts countless times on the number of people who do not have health insurance. Every year, these figures … Continue reading

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Measuring Poverty

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Tweet Written by: David Johnson, Chief, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division Open any newspaper or turn on any news broadcast and chances are good you’ll find a story touching on poverty in America. Each year the U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

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