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Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.10 Monthly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 3.10 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to inform federal and state response and recovery planning by providing near real-time data on the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Census Bureau: Virtual Workshop on Advancing Research on Race, Ethnicity and Inequality Scheduled

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold a virtual workshop on Advancing Research on Race, Ethnicity and Inequality Nov. 14-15, 2023. This event will bring together new perspectives on how data resources can be better leveraged to both measure the dimensions of race and ethnicity within the U.S. population and to investigate how systemic inequalities by…

Census Bureau: New Data on Minority-Owned, Veteran-Owned and Women-Owned Businesses Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new estimates on the characteristics of employer businesses. According to the 2022 Annual Business Survey (ABS), which covers reference year 2021, there were approximately 5.9 million employer firms in total, of which, 1.2  million (21%) were minority-owned, 304,823 (5.2%) were veteran-owned, and around 1.3 million (22%) were owned by women. This release also…

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

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 September 2023: New Home Sales Sales of new single‐family houses in September 2023 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 795,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census…

Census Bureau: Current Population Survey Modernization Efforts Set to Launch

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) are launching a joint effort to modernize the Current Population Survey (CPS) and announce proposed plans to implement changes to ensure sustainability. Developed in the 1930s to meet the increased needs for unemployment, the CPS has been conducted in its present form since 1948. It…

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.10 Monthly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 3.10 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to inform federal and state response and recovery planning by providing near real-time data on the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Census Bureau: Interactive Map of Homeownership Data from the 2020 Census Released

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released an interactive mapillustrating 2020 Census data about homeownership by the age, race and ethnicity of the householder. The map provides data at the national, state and county levels and data from the 2010 Census for comparison. The Census Bureau also released the brief Housing Characteristics: 2020, which provides an overview of…

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

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 2023: New Home SalesSales of new single‐family houses in August 2023 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 675,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau…

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.10 Monthly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 3.10 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to inform federal and state response and recovery planning by providing near real-time data on the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Census Bureau: New 2022 Annual Integrated Economic Survey Announced

The U.S. Census Bureau this week announced the launch of the 2022 Annual Integrated Economic Survey (AIES), a limited-scope collection of the 2023 AIES that will launch in March 2024. The AIES provides key yearly measures of economic activity, including the only comprehensive national and subnational data on business revenues, employment, expenses and assets on…