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Tip Sheet Number 24 — November 21, 2018

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Upcoming

2018 Product Calendar

The U.S. Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product scheduled for release in 2018. These products are listed in the Census Bureau’s online product calendar, which is updated as needed throughout the year.

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American Community Survey

2013-2017 American Community Survey Statistics

The American Community Survey five-year statistics, based on data collected from 2013 to 2017, cover all geographic areas regardless of size, down to the block-group level. The American Community Survey provides a wide range of important statistics about people and housing for every community in the nation. The survey is the only source of local statistics for most of the 40 topics it covers. It produces statistics for language, education, commuting, employment, mortgage status and rent, as well as income, poverty and health insurance. (Scheduled for public release Dec. 6; embargo subscribers can view the statistics beginning Dec. 4.)


2012-2016 Older Population in Rural America

This report uses 2012-2016 American Community Survey, five-year estimates to study the population 65 years and over in rural America relative to their urban counterparts. This research looks at the demographic (sex, age, race and Hispanic origin), social (living arrangements, marital status, educational attainment and disability status), economic (employment status, income, poverty status and health insurance) and geographic characteristics of older Americans. (Scheduled for release Dec. 6.)

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Demographic

2018 Geographic Mobility — A collection of national- and regional-level detailed data tables will be available as well as updated historical tables and figures on geographical mobility from the 2018 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. Both state-to-state migration (2017) and county-to-county (2012-2016) migration tables from the American Community Survey will also be available. (Scheduled for release Nov. 27.)


The Intersectionality of Sex, Race and Ethnicity in the STEM Workforce — This working paper and detailed table describe the demographic and labor force characteristics of the STEM workforce by sex, race and Hispanic origin. Findings highlight the different occupational pathways for workers with science and engineering bachelor’s degrees. (Tentatively scheduled for release in November.)


2014 Americans With Disabilities — This report provides prevalence rates of disability, the types of disability, and disability domains; prevalence of disability among adults by demographic characteristics; socio-economic characteristics of the population with disabilities; and disability prevalence rates among children. (Tentatively scheduled for release in November.)


2017 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates — Available for roughly 3,141 counties and over 13,222 school districts, these statistics represent the only current, single-year income and poverty statistics available for all counties and school districts. Data are provided on the total number of people, as well as the number of school-age children, and children of all ages, in poverty. (Scheduled for release Dec. 3.)


2018 Third Quarter Absorptions (SOMA) — Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units – 2018 Third Quarter Absorptions — New SOMA Table Creator tool replaces traditional reports and provides similar information. Data users can create tables on housing units constructed in the second quarter 2018. Characteristics available include number of bedrooms and stories, asking rent, and asking selling price. For more information, please visit <www.census.gov/programs-surveys/soma.html>. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 4.)


National, State and Puerto Rico Total Population Estimates and Voting Age Population Estimates — The July 1, 2018, population estimates for the nation, states and Puerto Rico, as well as corresponding annual estimates and components of change since the 2010 Census are now available. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 19.)


2017 School Enrollment in the United States — These tables provide information by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, family income, type of college, nativity, foreign-born parentage, attendance status (full or part time), type of school (public or private), and vocational course enrollment. They also delve into topics such as nursery school and kindergarten enrollment, the likelihood of being enrolled in a grade appropriate for their age, and the percentage of young adults enrolled in college. Historical tables are also provided. (Tentatively scheduled for release in December.)

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Economic

2017 Annual Survey of State Government Finances — Provides a comprehensive summary of annual survey findings for state governments. The findings show revenues, expenditures, debt, and cash and security holdings for each state, as well as a national summary of state government finances. Government financial data are presented within four broad activity sectors: general government, utilities, liquor stores and insurance trust sectors. The general government sector includes all government revenue and expenditure activities that are consistent with government functions, such as public protection, education, health and welfare, and the like. These activities are distinct from the business-like activities presented in the remaining three sectors (utility, liquor stores and insurance trusts). (Tentatively scheduled for release Nov. 30.)


Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues: 3rd Quarter 2018 — The summary provides quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual states. This report produces three tables: Tables 1 and 2 include income and sales data and Table 3 provides tax collections by state. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 18.)

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Profile America’s Stats for Stories

Profile America’s Stats for Stories — These Stats for Stories provide links to timely newsworthy statistics that relate to observances, holidays, anniversaries and current events not covered by Facts for Features.


Illinois 200th State Admission Anniversary: December 3

National Miners Day: December 6

National Pawnbrokers Day: December 6

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: December 7

Bill of Rights Day: December 15

Wright Brothers Day: December 17

National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: December 21

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Multimedia

Radio

Upcoming segments include current affairs in “Plugging In” (Nov. 28), and holiday humbug in “A Dickensian Tale” (Dec. 16).

The daily features are available at <www.census.gov/library/audio.html>, with download options for MP3 (including podcast subscription) and .wav files or zip files for the entire month.

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Recently Released

(Released since November 09, 2018)

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American Community Survey

2011-2015 Five-Year American Community Survey Commuting Flows — Nov. 14 — Four tables present commuting (journey to work) flows based on 2011-2015 American Community Survey, five-year data. Two tables show county-to-county flows among all counties of the United States and Puerto Rico, one sorted by residence geography and one by workplace geography. Two additional tables, sorted similarly to the first two, present commuting flows at the minor civil division-level for twelve states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) and at the county-level for the remainder of the United States and Puerto Rico.

Census Bureau to Host a Webinar on Release of 2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates — Nov. 13 — The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Nov. 27, 2018, in advance of the Dec. 6 release of the 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates. The webinar will show participants how to access the data and compare geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics beginning Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. EST.

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Demographic

2018 Family and Living Arrangements — Nov. 14 — The latest families and living arrangements table package provides statistics on families, children, unmarried and married couples, and nonfamily households. These statistics come from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC). The CPS has been conducted for more than 60 years.

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Economic

2017 Service Annual Survey — Nov. 20 — This annual business survey provides national statistics on services activity in the United States. The data tables to be released provide company revenue, expense, product and related data for most NAICS industries within the services sectors. This includes transportation and warehousing; information; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific, and technical services; health care and social assistance; and accommodation and food services industries. These data are used as inputs to the National Income and Product Accounts produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the National Health Expenditures Accounts produced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Industry Productivity Statistics produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

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Facts for Features

American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month (November) — Oct. 25 — To commemorate American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, the Census Bureau has compiled a list of statistics pertaining to the American Indian and Alaska Native population.


Veterans Day (Nov. 11) — Oct. 17 — Parades and speeches across the country, as well as a national ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, highlight this federal holiday. Some of the statistics from this day include the number of veterans in the country, their racial and ethnic backgrounds, and the number who vote.

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America Counts: Stories Behind the Numbers

America Counts tells the stories behind the numbers in a new, inviting way. We feature stories on various topics such as families, housing, employment, business, education, the economy, emergency preparedness and population. New stories include:

Administrative Records Offset Declining Census Survey Response (Nov. 20)

For Young Adults, Cohabitation Is Up, Marriage Is Down (Nov. 15)

Jumping Into Action When Disaster Strikes (Nov. 13)

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Multimedia

Radio

Profile America segments include hello darkness in “Lights Out” (Nov. 9), and on the button in “Touch Tone Phones” (Nov. 18). Internet address: <www.census.gov/library/audio/profile-america.html>.

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Resources

Learn What Surveys Are Being Conducted in Your Community — See which of our 130-plus annual surveys are being conducted in your community. In a variety of surveys and censuses, evolving from the first census in 1790, the Census Bureau provides official information about America’s people, businesses, industries and institutions. See surveys currently being conducted in each Census Bureau region:


Atlanta

Chicago

Denver

Los Angeles

New York

Philadelphia

All Surveys

 

Data Tools


See below for a few of the Census Bureau’s interactive applications to access statistics from our 130-plus annual surveys. Click here for a complete list.


Economic Database Search and Trend Charts — Easy access to Economic Statistics using drop-down menus. Create tables in ASCII text and spreadsheet format. Display customizable dynamic charts.


Online Mapping Tools — Using TIGER and the American FactFinder.


My Tribal Area — Access selected statistics collected for the American Indian and Alaska Native population from the American Community Survey.

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Training Opportunities

Census Bureau Training Opportunities — Webinars are available on a regular basis to help the public access and use U.S. Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, lasting 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use Census Bureau databases and mapping tools and how 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.

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

The following courses are offered:

Archived Training Resources — Visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s Educational Resource Library for previously recorded trainings that are free and available at your convenience. The library includes presentations, recorded webinars, tutorials and other helpful materials.

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