Tag Archives: Current Population Survey

Skipping the Booth: Voters Using Alternative Methods are Increasing

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Tweet Written By: Thom File, sociologist, Education and Social Stratification Statistics Branch Nationally in 2014, 10.3 percent of voters reported voting in person before Election Day, while 20.9 percent reported voting by mail, meaning that in the most recent congressional … Continue reading

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For the Most Part, Few Young Adults Live With Their Parents

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Tweet By Jonathan Vespa, David Ihrke and Ellyn Arevalo Steidl People may think that today’s young adults, often called “millennials” — the so-called “boomerang generation”— are flocking to their parents’ basement instead of moving out on their own. However, a … Continue reading

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Continuously Improving the Health Insurance Coverage Estimates from the Current Population Survey

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Tweet By Jennifer Cheeseman Day In an ever-changing world, we must constantly work to enhance our ways of measurement. This year, the U.S. Census Bureau implemented a new set of questions in the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

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Tweet By Brett O’Hara Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing two sources for health insurance statistics in the United States: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey and the American Community Survey. While both … Continue reading

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How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

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Tweet Written by: Victoria Velkoff Income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2013 from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) will be released Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. One-year statistics from the 2013 American Community Survey … Continue reading

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