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More young adults strike out on their own

Sep 20, 2012
Kids who moved back in with Mom and Dad now finally have the means to leave home, says newly-released Census data.

Census report: More states have rising income inequality

Sep 20, 2012
A new report from the U.S Census Bureau shows that since 2010, the gap between rich and poor is widening in more states.

Is the equal employment opportunity census misleading?

Sep 17, 2012
Commentator Susan Reed says the current census presents a skewed snapshot of corporate diversity by not asking participants for their national origin.

Census Bureau considers change to head count

Aug 10, 2012
"Hispanic" would be an option for race, but some worry the change could have financial consequences.

Businesses may lose census survey

May 22, 2012
The American Community Survey from the Census Bureau has been a useful business tool for decades. Washington budget-cutters want to ax it.

Taking aim at the Census

May 21, 2012
You've probably never heard of the American Community Survey. It's on the cutting room floor in Congress. And businesses are not pleased.

'Minorities' now more than 50% of U.S. births

May 17, 2012
Latinos represent a large and growing consumer market. But reaching them poses big challenges.

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Interesting finds from the 1940 census data

Apr 2, 2012
The Census Bureau released data from the 1940 census this morning, and there were a few cool then-and-now comparisons to make.

New building permits hit highest level since 2008

Mar 20, 2012
The number of new homes starts last month fell, but a rise in future home-construction plans gave economists hope that the housing market has stabilized
In additing to a shortage of supplies and labor, there's now a shortage of lots for home builders.
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Census: Women equal men in earning advanced degrees

Apr 20, 2010
According to 2009 U.S. census figures, women are virtually equal to men in obtaining advanced degrees. Nearly 6 in 10 advance degree holders...