Census Bureau: AmeriCorps Civic Engagement and Volunteering Supplement Released

The U.S. Census Bureau and AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, announced the release of the 2021 Current Population Survey (CPS), Civic Engagement and Volunteering (CEV) Supplement Microdata File. It is the most robust longitudinal survey about volunteerism and other forms of civic engagement in the United States. The […]

Census Bureau: Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for States, Counties and School Districts Released

The median estimated poverty rate for school-age children in all U.S. school districts in 2021 was 14.5%, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The new data come from the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) program, which provides the only up-to-date, single-year income and poverty statistics for […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.7 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 3.7 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: New Report on States with the Highest Percentage of Vacancy Issued

The U.S. Census Bureau today released a new report showing the housing market tightened significantly after the 2009 foreclosure crisis, absorbing much of the excess vacancy it created. The report – Which States Have the Highest Percentage of Vacant Housing Units?– examines the variation in state vacancy rates. It uses the […]

Census Bureau: 2021 Rental Housing Finance Survey Summary Tables Released

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released new summary tables for the 2021 Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS). The RHFS provides measures of financial, mortgage and property characteristics of U.S. residential properties with at least one housing rental unit. It is the only data […]