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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.

Census Bureau Economists to Present at the 2019 Meeting of the American Economic Association and the Allied Social Science Associations — U.S. Census Bureau economists will present results from their research at the annual meeting of the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) and American Economic Association (AEA) in Atlanta, Jan. 4-6, 2019. This conference brings together more than 13,000 economists and scholars in related fields from around the world who share the latest research in economics. Census Bureau economists will also serve as discussants of related papers in their fields of expertise, act as panelists, and recruit doctoral candidates interested in careers at the Census Bureau. (Tentatively scheduled for release Jan. 4.)

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American Community Survey

American Community Survey Data Profiles for Newly Redistricted Districts in Pennsylvania — The U.S. Census Bureau will release data profile tables from the 2017 American Community Survey one-year data for Pennsylvania’s congressional districts in the 116th Congress. The American Community Survey provides statistics on numerous demographic, economic and housing characteristics, including homeownership rates and costs, health insurance and education attainment. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 17.)

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. (Tentatively scheduled for release in January.)

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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. (Scheduled for release Dec. 11.)

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.)

2019 New Year’s Day Population — The Census Bureau will ring in the new year with its annual projection of the nation’s population for Jan. 1, 2019. The release will include birth, death and net international migration rates, as well as a projection of the world population. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 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 December.)

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Census Business Builder Version 2.5 — This update to both the Small Business and Regional Analyst Editions of Census Business Builder will include an update to the demographic data from the latest 2013 to 2017 American Community Survey five-year statistics. It will also include new annual data at the county and city/town levels from the Census Bureau’s Building Permits data set. Finally, it will include a number of other bug fixes and tweaks, including improved access to the labor force data from the Quarterly Workforce Indicators program. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 14.)

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.)

Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions: ­3rd Quarter 2018 — The Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions is a quarterly survey that provides national summary data on the revenues, expenditures and composition of assets of the largest defined benefit public employee pension systems for state and local governments. This survey currently consists of a panel of 100 pension systems, which comprise 88.4 percent of financial activity among such entities, based on the 2012 Census of Governments. (Tentatively scheduled for release Dec. 27.)

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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.

National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: Dec. 21

National Hot Tea Month: January

New Year’s Day: Jan 1

Alaska 60th State Admission Anniversary: Jan 3

National Milk Day: Jan 11

National Pharmacist Day: Jan 12

Popcorn Day: Jan 19

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Jan 21

Spouses Day: Jan 26

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Upcoming segments include the ledger of life in “Birth Registration” (Dec.10), and keeping in sight with “The Eyes Have It” (Jan. 3).

The daily features are available at <>, 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 21, 2018)

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U.S. Census Bureau Data Available For Areas Impacted by Earthquake in Alaska Nov 30 — Today, residents in Anchorage, Alaska and surrounding areas experienced a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. The Census Bureau produces timely state and local demographic and economic data that are important to emergency management efforts. The reports can be found here.

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American Community Survey

2013-2017 American Community Survey Statistics — Dec. 6 — 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.

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Monthly and Average Monthly Poverty Rates by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2014 Dec. 6 This report presents 2014 monthly and average monthly poverty rates for the United States, produced using data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) 2014 Panel. Poverty rates in this report are presented across demographic groups, including race, age, sex, family status and educational attainment.

2018 Third Quarter Absorptions (SOMA) — Dec. 6 — 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.

2017 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates — Dec. 3 — 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.

2014 Americans With DisabilitiesNov. 29 — 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.

2018 Geographic MobilityNov. 27 — 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.

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Third Quarter 2018 Quarterly Services Survey Dec. 3 — The U.S. Census Bureau will release the Quarterly Services Survey data for the third quarter of 2018 on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at 10 a.m. The original release date was scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 5, but is delayed by one day due to the National Day of Mourning to mark the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.

The International Trade in Goods and Services and the Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders reports will be released as scheduled at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., respectively, on Dec. 6, 2018.

2017 Annual Survey of State Government Finances — Nov. 30 — 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).

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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:

Rural and Lower-Income Counties Lag Nation in Internet Subscription (Dec. 6)

Differences in Income Growth Across U.S. Counties (Dec. 6)

Why Does the American Community Survey Ask the Questions it Does? (Dec. 3)

How Census Bureau Data Can Help Older Americans Afford Housing (Nov. 27)

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Profile America segments include an obscure first in “Native American Vice President” (Nov. 26) and ‘tis the season in “Consumer Spending” (Dec. 3). Internet address: <>.

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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:




Los Angeles

New York


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.

There are no courses are offered at this time:

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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