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Tip Sheet Number 16 — August 8, 2014

Release Number TP14-16
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Upcoming

2014 Product Calendar

The Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product expected to be released in 2014. The products are listed in the Census Bureau's online product calendar, which will be updated as needed throughout the year.

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American Community Survey

Public Assistance Receipt: 2000 to 2012

This 2012 American Community Survey brief on the number and percentages of households receiving public assistance provides statistics for the nation, states and the 25 metro areas with the largest populations. Public assistance includes Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and General Assistance. Although similar briefs have been published each of the last several years, this is the first that provides comparisons back to 2000, and for metro areas. (Tentatively scheduled for release Sept. 2.)

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Demographic

Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S.: 2000 to 2011

Table package and research brief showing household net worth by quintile and various characteristics of the householder, such as age, race and Hispanic origin and education. Each quintile represents one-fifth of households. Statistics come from the Distribution of Household Net Worth and Debt in the U.S. table packages (for 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011) to be released on the same date. The release will also include tables on the median value of debt and the percent holding debt for households by various characteristics of the householder for 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009 and 2010. They complement similar tables for 2011 released last year. These national-level statistics come from the Survey of Income and Program Participation. (Tentatively scheduled for release Aug. 19.)

The Foreign-Born Population from Africa: 2008-2012

This American Community Survey brief -- the Census Bureau's first focusing on the African foreign-born -- highlights the size, growth, geographic distribution and educational attainment of the African foreign-born population in the United States. (Tentatively scheduled for release in late August.)

2008-2012 American Community Survey County-to-County Migration Flow Products

New tables and updates to the Census Flows Mapper show how many U.S. residents during the course of a year moved from one county to another. They will include data tables that presents such information by work status, employment status and occupation. Also included is a working paper analyzing findings. (Tentatively schedule for release Aug. 28.)

Recent Population Trends for U.S. Island Areas: 2000 to 2010

This report examines demographic trends for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The report will provide information for each area on history, government and census geography. (Tentatively scheduled for release in September.)

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Economic

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Additional Wholesale and Retail Trade Data

Included in a series of national-level data files on the wholesale and retail trade sectors of the U.S. economy and will include new statistics on transportation equipment wholesalers and electronics and appliance stores. The files provide data on the number of establishments, sales, payroll, number of employees, value of product line sales and other data items by industry. (Tentatively scheduled for release Aug. 19.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Automobile and Light and Heavy Truck Manufacturing

Three more in a series of national-level data files on specific manufacturing industries to be released through February 2015. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, value of industry shipments, payroll, number of employees, value of product shipments and other data items for these industries. (Tentatively scheduled for release Aug. 21.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Distilleries

National-level data files on specific industries to be released through February 2015. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees, value of product line sales and other data items for this industry. (Tentatively scheduled for release Aug. 21.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series

Continuing on a flow basis through February 2015, this series contains national-level statistics from the twice-a-decade economic census for specific industries on the number of employees and establishments, payroll and total revenues. It also includes detailed statistics on the product lines sold or services provided by businesses. For a listing of industries for which statistics have been released over the last two weeks, see <http://www.business.census.gov>.

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Training Opportunities

Census Bureau Offers Training Opportunities

Webinars are available to help the public access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, lasting about 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use census databases and mapping tools and to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level. They also provide quick links for answers to frequently asked questions about accessing statistics.

The following courses are offered in the next weeks:

  • The Basics of Export Compliance: Utilizing the Features in the Automated Export System (Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2 p.m. EDT)
  • Introduction to the American Community Survey (Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1 p.m. EDT)

Descriptions for each of the upcoming sessions are available on our educational resources page. No registration is needed to join the webinar. Login details will be provided one week before a webinar.

Registration

Please email clmso.training@census.gov to indicate your intent to attend the class - this will serve as your registration and reserve your seat. Class size is limited, so the first 20 people to register will be accepted to the class.

Archived Training Resources

Visit the Census Bureau's Training Resources Library for free, previously recorded trainings that are available for use at your convenience. The library includes presentations, recorded webinars, tutorials and other helpful materials.

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Multimedia

Radio
Profile America for August

Profile America segments include a shocking experience in "Seating Arrangements" (Aug. 15) and getting the frequency right in "On the Air" (Aug. 19).

The daily features are available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>, with download options for MP3 (including podcast subscription) and WAV or zip files for the entire month (MP3).

Apps
Census PoP Quiz Mobile App

This new mobile app from the Census Bureau challenges a user's knowledge of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Census PoP Quiz will be available for download to Android and Apple products. (Scheduled for release in August.)

Find Your Ideal Place with the Census Bureau's dwellr App

A Census Bureau mobile app named "dwellr" can help people on the go access key demographic, socio-economic and housing statistics for thousands of places across the nation. Users can also learn more about where they are by a simple tap of the screen that reveals educational levels, housing values and total population drawn from the American Community Survey. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/mobile/>.

Stay Connected with Census Bureau's America's Economy Mobile App

Every week, the Department of Commerce releases key Census Bureau economic indicators. Get the latest business news on-the-go as it is released through the Census Bureau's free, easy-to-use mobile app, America's Economy, available for download for both Apple and Android phones and tablets. The app provides real-time updates for 20 key economic indicators from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/mobile/economy/>.

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Recently Released

(Released since July 25, 2014)

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Demographic

Census Bureau Announces Schedule for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Statistics and American Community Survey Results

July 31 — The Census Bureau announced the schedule for the 2013 income, poverty and health insurance statistics from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey, as well as the 2013 American Community Survey releases. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-144.html>.

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Economic

State and Local Government Finances Historical Tables

July 30 — A new online data tool shows statistics for the finances of state and local governments, such as revenue, expenditures and debt, aggregated to the state level for fiscal years 2004 to 2011. These statistics are also available via the DataFerrett tool. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-tps58.html>.

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Services to Buildings and Dwellings

Aug. 5 — These national-level files provide statistics on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees data, value of product line sales and other data items for this industry. <http://www.census.gov/econ/census/>

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Spice and Extract Manufacturing

Aug. 8 — The next in a series of national-level data files on specific manufacturing industries to be released through February 2015. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, value of industry shipments, payroll, number of employees and value of product shipments for this industry. <http://www.census.gov/econ/census/>

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing

Aug. 8 — These files provide additional national-level information on the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing sector, including statistics on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees, value of product line sales and other data items. <http://www.census.gov/econ/census/>

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Aug. 8 — These files provide additional national-level information on the Wholesale Trade sector, including statistics on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees, value of product line sales and other data items. <http://www.census.gov/econ/census/>

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Facts for Features

Unmarried and Single Americans Week (Sept. 15-21)

July 30 — The third full week of September recognizes the nation's unmarried Americans with an array of statistics about this group from the Census Bureau's demographic and economic subject areas. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff21.html>.

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Multimedia

Radio
Profile America for July

Profile America included getting revved up in "First Car Ad" (July 28) and having a great idea in "First Patent" (July 31). Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>.

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News releases, reports, statistical tables and radio transcripts are available on the Public Information Office’s Web page at <www.census.gov/newsroom.html>. Questions or comments should be directed to the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at 301-763-3030; or email <pio@census.gov>.

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