Census Bureau: Celebrating Manufacturing Day

The U.S. Census Bureau today celebrates the importance of the manufacturing sector to the nation’s economy during the eighth annual observance of Manufacturing Day. The event is traditionally held the first Friday in October, which has been set aside to recognize this sector’s vast contributions. The Census Bureau has created a Manufacturing […]

Census Bureau: American Community Survey Provides New State and Local Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau today released its most detailed look at America’s people, places and economy. New state and local statistics on income, poverty and health insurance are available in briefs, detailed tables, data profiles and more. The American Community Survey (ACS) also produces statistics for more than 40 other topics. “Each completed […]

Census Bureau: Data Transitions to Data.census.gov as American FactFinder Retires after 20 years

The U.S. Census Bureau has retired American FactFinder (AFF), its statistics and information search engine after 20 years. Users can begin accessing Census Bureau data at data.census.gov, including the 2018 1-Year American Community Survey and 2017 Economic Census later this month. Data.census.gov represents a new chapter in the Census Bureau’s dissemination approach by centralizing data access […]

HUD and Census Bureau: Residential Construction Activity Report for August 2019

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for August 2019. Building Permits Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,419,000. This is 7.7 percent […]

Census Bureau: Updated 2020 Census Website Launches

The U.S. Census Bureau recently launched a new version of 2020census.gov. The new website adds features, resources and materials to help inform the public about the 2020 Census. The site includes dozens of new Statistics in Schools materials, a new webpage to share facts about the 2020 Census, information on applying for […]

HUD and Census Bureau: Residential Construction Activity in July 2019 Report Issued

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for July 2019. Building Permits Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,336,000. This is 8.4 percent […]

Census Bureau: Schedule Released for 2018 American Community Survey Results

The U.S. Census Bureau’s schedule for the release of the 2018 American Community Survey data is as follows:  Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 (embargo begins at 10 a.m. EDT, Sept. 24) 2018 American Community Survey — Statistics on numerous demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics, including language spoken at home, educational attainment, commute to […]