Demographics

Census Bureau: New StatVentures Competition Announced

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Census Open Innovation Labs today announced the launch of Phase 1 of the Address Geolocation Challenge, a new StatVentures competition. Phase 1 rules and requirements are available now on Challenge.gov. Interested applicants can submit applications from March 11 through April 19. The Address Geolocation Challenge invites the public to propose new ways to produce more complete, accurate,…

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 4.0 Monthly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 4.0 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to measure how emergent issues are impacting U.S. households from a social and economic perspective. Topics for phase 4.0 include employment status, spending, food security, housing,…

Census Bureau: Additional American Community Survey Selected Population Tables and American Indian and Alaska Native Tables Now Available

The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional 2017-2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Selected Population Tables (SPT) and American Indian and Alaska Native Tables (AIANT) on data.census.gov and the Application Programming Interface (API) to address over-suppression for some groups and geographies within the original June 2023 release. More information about geographic area and group combinationsthatreceived additional tabulations is available on the Race, Ethnicity,…

Census Bureau: Posting of Public Comments on Proposed Changes to 2025 American Community Survey Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun posting the public’s feedback on proposed changes to the 2025 American Community Survey (ACS) and Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS) to regulations.gov. In October, the Census Bureau published a Federal Register notice inviting the public to comment on proposed changes to the survey covering several topics, including household roster, educational attainment, health…

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 4.0 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 4.0 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to measure how emergent issues are impacting U.S. households from a social and economic perspective. Topics for phase 4.0 include employment status,…

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

The median estimated poverty rate of children ages 5 to 17 in U.S. school districts in 2022 was 13.9%, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The new data come from the 2022 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates(SAIPE), which provides the only single-year income and poverty statistics for the nation’s 3,143 counties…

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: 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…