Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.1 Biweekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 3.1 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey. Phase 3.1 includes substantial revisions to the questionnaire. Additional questions address the following new topics: disability, child health access, telehealth and child care. Also included are demographic questions to identify service members and military spouses, and […]

Census Bureau: New Vintage 2020 Population Estimates Available

The U.S. Census Bureau today released Vintage 2020 evaluation estimates.  New datasets include: National and state population and demographic components of population change. Puerto Rico Commonwealth population and demographic components of population change. National, state and Puerto Rico Commonwealth population age 18 and over. County population and demographic components of population […]

CFPB: Consumer Complaint Bulletin Examines County-Level Demographic Data

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a bulletin today analyzing complaints submitted by consumers in counties nationwide. In 2019 and 2020, the CFPB received more complaints on a per-capita basis from consumers living in predominantly minority counties than from consumers in predominantly white, non-Hispanic counties. Consumers in counties with […]

FHFA: House Price Index Up 0.9 Percent in February 2021; Up 12.2 Percent from Last Year

House prices rose nationwide in February, up 0.9 percent from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI®).  House prices rose 12.2 percent from February 2020 to February 2021. The previously reported 1.0 percent price change for January 2021 remained unchanged. For the nine […]

Census Bureau: Quality Indicators on 2020 Census Released

Today the U.S. Census Bureau released information about the quality of the 2020 Census from two methods: (1) analyses that compare the first census results to other ways of measuring the population, and (2) metrics that provide insight into the census operations. The Census Bureau accelerated plans for releasing this […]

ABA: Report Shows Consumer Delinquencies Rose in Fourth Quarter of 2020

After two consecutive quarters of declines, consumer credit delinquencies rose in the fourth quarter of 2020 as the toll of the pandemic-induced recession weighed on the economy, according to results from the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Credit Delinquency Bulletin. Overall, delinquencies rose in each of the 11 loan categories tracked […]