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How Long Do Marriages Last?

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Tweet Written by: Diana Elliott, US Census Bureau Many Americans stay married and have long marriages. Did you know that the median duration of American women’s first marriages in 2009 was 20.8 years? Even when American women remarry, the median … Continue reading

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Pool of Nonemployer Firms Continues to Shrink

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Tweet Written by: William G. Bostic Jr., Associate Director for Economic Programs Firms that do not have paid employees (businesses ranging from small "mom and pop" corner stores to independent contractors to Internet-based mail order houses) have continued to suffer … Continue reading

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U.S. Businesses Continue to Show Sharp Declines

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Tweet Written by: William G. Bostic Jr., US Census Bureau For most, it would not come as a surprise to learn that the last couple of years have been a time of economic hardship for our nation. Headlines have depicted … Continue reading

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Mapping the 2010 Census

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Tweet The Census Bureau recently released a series of new maps illustrating 2010 Census data for each state. The 2010 Census Profile maps showcase population and housing data for each state in the United States, the District of Columbia, and … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

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Tweet The Census Bureau has begun releasing local-level 2010 Census population counts, delivering the data on a state-by-state rolling basis through March. These data include official census population totals, as well as data on race, Hispanic or Latino origin and … Continue reading

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