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Release Number CB19-SFS.26
Component ID: #ti1775234546

In 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed “H.Res.224 - Supporting the designation of Pi Day, and for other purposes.

“Whereas Pi can be approximated as 3.14, and thus March 14, 2009, is an appropriate day for ’National Pi Day’: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) supports the designation of a ’Pi Day’ and its celebration around the world;

(2) recognizes the continuing importance of National Science Foundation’s math and science education programs; and

(3) encourages schools and educators to observe the day with appropriate activities that teach students about Pi and engage them about the study of mathematics.”

Key Stats:

Source: 2017 American Community Survey, 1-Year Estimates.

Note: The table above is modified to close most indented rows, hide margin-of-error columns, hide the states and highlight in yellow the computer, engineering and science occupations. Click on the image to see the full table.

Note: The cropped table above shows detailed occupations from mathematicians to statisticians, engineers, scientists and nuclear technicians. Click on the image to see the full table.

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