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2014 to 2015 Median Household Income is Largest Percentage Increase Since 1998

Written by: Jonathan Rothbaum, Chief, Income Statistics Branch Estimates released today from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) show real median household income in 2015 was $56,516, a 5.2 percent increase from the 2014 median … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

By Marina Vornovitsky, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing two important sources for health insurance statistics in the United States: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey and … Continue reading

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Majority of Workers Take Health Insurance Offered by Their Employers

Written by: Joelle Abramowitz, Economist, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division New statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show that in 2015, 78.8 percent of employees worked for an employer who offered insurance to any of its employees, 71.0 percent … Continue reading

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2015 Mover Rate Remains Near Historic Low

  Written By: David Ihrke Given the amount of effort and planning required to move, it should come as no surprise that the vast majority of people in the United States do not move over a one-year period. According to … Continue reading

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Skipping the Booth: Voters Using Alternative Methods are Increasing

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 election, … Continue reading

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