Census Bureau: Dynamics of Poverty Report Released

Today the U.S. Census Bureau released a new report on poverty statistics from the 2018-2020 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). This report provides monthly, annual, episodic and chronic poverty rates over the 2017-2019 period to provide additional insight for measuring poverty in the United States. Monthly poverty rates can provide insight […]

HUD and Census Bureau: New Residential Sales Report for August 2022 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 August 2022: New Home Sales Sales of new single‐family houses in August 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000, according to estimates released jointly […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.6 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 3.6 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to provide near real-time data on how the COVID-19 pandemic, and changes in social and economic conditions […]

Census Bureau: The Opportunity Project Innovation Expands Its Focus to Puerto Rico

Each year, the U.S. Census Bureau brings together cross-sector collaborators to solve some of the nation’s biggest challenges with data and technology through The Opportunity Project (TOP) product development sprints. TOP is an innovation program led by the Census Open Innovation Labs at the Census Bureau. TOP engages government, technologists and communities to […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on the Release of 2021 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates Scheduled for September 15th

The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar Sept. 8 explaining how to access data and online resources from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) set to be publicly released on Sept. 15. The webinar will also provide tips for comparing ACS geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics from […]

Census Bureau: First in Series of 2020 Census Quality Reports Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the first two of more than 65 reports from its 2020 Census Evaluations and Experiments (EAE) operation designed to assess the quality of 2020 Census programs and operations and test new methods suggested from previous research.   These studies include evaluations, experiments, operational assessments, quality control profiles and […]