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Census Bureau: New StatVentures Competition Announced

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Census Open Innovation Labs today announced the launch of Phase 1 of the Address Geolocation Challenge, a new StatVentures competition. Phase 1 rules and requirements are available now on Challenge.gov. Interested applicants can submit applications from March 11 through April 19. The Address Geolocation Challenge invites the public to propose new ways to produce more complete, accurate,…

HUD and Census Bureau: New Residential Sales Report for January 2024 Released

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for January 2024: New Home SalesSales of new single‐family houses in January 2024 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 661,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau…

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 4.0 Monthly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 4.0 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to measure how emergent issues are impacting U.S. households from a social and economic perspective. Topics for phase 4.0 include employment status, spending, food security, housing,…

Census Bureau: Webinar Scheduled on New “My Community Explorer for Puerto Rico” Tool for Underserved and At-Risk Communities

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold a webinar on Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. ET to show attendees how to use the new “My Community Explorer (MCE) for Puerto Rico 1.0” tool. The tool displays natural disaster layers, such as hurricanes, and shows the impact of significant disasters on at-risk communities and underserved…

Census Bureau: Additional American Community Survey Selected Population Tables and American Indian and Alaska Native Tables Now Available

The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional 2017-2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Selected Population Tables (SPT) and American Indian and Alaska Native Tables (AIANT) on data.census.gov and the Application Programming Interface (API) to address over-suppression for some groups and geographies within the original June 2023 release. More information about geographic area and group combinationsthatreceived additional tabulations is available on the Race, Ethnicity,…

HUD and Census Bureau: New Residential Sales Report for December 2023 Released

 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for December 2023: New Home Sales Sales of new single‐family houses in December 2023 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 664,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census…

Census Bureau: Posting of Public Comments on Proposed Changes to 2025 American Community Survey Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun posting the public’s feedback on proposed changes to the 2025 American Community Survey (ACS) and Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS) to regulations.gov. In October, the Census Bureau published a Federal Register notice inviting the public to comment on proposed changes to the survey covering several topics, including household roster, educational attainment, health…

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 4.0 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 4.0 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to measure how emergent issues are impacting U.S. households from a social and economic perspective. Topics for phase 4.0 include employment status,…

Census Bureau: Census Open Innovation Labs to Host Census Open Innovation Summit 2024

The U.S. Census Bureau is virtually hosting the annual Census Open Innovation Summit, a conference showcasing technology built with open data and highlighting government innovations, cross-sector collaboration and federal-community partnership. The event is led by the Census Bureau’s Census Open Innovation Labs (COIL), which has an office at the U.S. Census Bureau, with a portfolio of award-winning projects…

HUD and Census Bureau: New Residential Sales Report for November 2023 Released

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for November 2023: New Home Sales Sales of new single‐family houses in November 2023 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 590,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census…