Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.6 Monthly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from 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 are affecting people’s lives […]

HUD and Census Bureau: New Residential Sales Report for October 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 October 2022: New Home SalesSales of new single‐family houses in October 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 632,000, according to estimates released jointly today […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on 2017-2021 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates Scheduled for December 1st

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold a webinar Dec. 1, 2022, explaining how to access data and online resources from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey (ACS). The webinar will also provide tips for comparing ACS geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics from Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 10 […]

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

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new estimates on the characteristics of employer businesses. According to the 2021 Annual Business Survey (ABS), which covers reference year 2020, approximately 1.15 million or 19.9% of employer businesses in 2020 were minority-owned; 320,864 (5.6%) were veteran-owned; and around 1.24 million (21.4%) were owned by women. This release […]

Census Bureau: Details Shared on 2030 Census Preparations and Additional Public Input Encouraged

The U.S. Census Bureau released a prerecorded presentationtoday explaining how it is preparing for the 2030 Census, including research that is underway, the planning timeline and details on how the public can provide input on the design and planning of the next census. The Census Bureau has begun dozens of research […]

Census Bureau: First-of-its-Kind Venture Fund Launched to Improve Data Collection

StatVentures, an initiative of Census Open Innovation Labs(COIL), will scout technology through collaborations with nongovernment innovators to ensure the U.S. Census Bureau continues to provide quality data effectively and efficiently. Through multiphase competitions, StatVentures will invite participants to propose new ways the Census Bureau can collect and improve the nation’s supply […]

Census Bureau: New 1-Year Estimates for Income and Poverty Released from 2021 American Community Survey

Today the U.S. Census Bureau released new income and poverty briefs from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates and years prior. These briefs analyze changes in median household income and poverty rates for the nation, states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the most populous metropolitan areas […]