Tag Archives: Current Population Survey

The Graying of American Households

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Tweet Written by: Jonathan Vespa and Jamie Lewis Thomas New statistics released today show that American households are increasingly older, with 39 percent headed by someone 45 to 64 years old. In addition, the percentage headed by someone at least … Continue reading

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How We Measure Poverty and Income

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Tweet Written by: David Johnson Income, poverty and health insurance estimates for 2011 from the Current Population Survey (CPS) will be released Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. One-year estimates from the 2011 American Community Survey (ACS) will be released on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Moving up, moving on, moving out – What’s the story?

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Tweet Written by: David Ihrke, Survey Statistician, US Census Bureau Every year, millions of people pack up and move from one residence to another. This trend has long been an important aspect of American life, affecting both people and geographic … Continue reading

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Tweet Written by: Kristy Krivickas, Census Bureau Demographer, HHES Ever notice those college-educated 30–something women with infant strollers and believe that a new baby boom is under way? The Census Bureau today reported that what you have been seeing over … Continue reading

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Finishing What We Start?

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Tweet Written by: Kurt Bauman, Chief, Education and Social Stratification Branch, U.S. Census Bureau Ideally, in life, people hope to finish what they start. But when it comes to an education, for a variety of reasons, things don’t always work … Continue reading

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