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Tip Sheet Number 7 — April 26, 2019

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Upcoming

2019 Product Calendar

The U.S. Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product scheduled for release in 2019. 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

2012-2016 Older Population in Rural America

This report uses 2012-2016 American Community Survey five-year estimates to study the population 65 years old 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 May 24.)

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Demographic

Multiple Jobholders in the United States: 2013

This report uses data from the recently released 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation to examine multiple jobholders in the United States throughout calendar year 2013. The report highlights the characteristics of multiple jobholders by sex, industry, occupation and work schedule. It also covers the seasonality of multiple jobholding. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

Men’s Fertility and Fatherhood: 2014

For the first time, the Census Bureau is releasing data on the fertility of men in the United States. Data in this report include the demographics and educational attainment of fathers, and information about the ways men father. Data come from the 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

Subcounty Population Estimates: July 1, 2018

Internet tables showing annual population estimates of the nation’s incorporated places and minor civil divisions — cities, towns, townships, villages and boroughs — since the 2010 Census and up to July 1, 2018, as well as rankings based on population growth. (Embargoed 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 21, for public release at 12:01 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 23.)

Housing Unit Estimates: July 1, 2018

Internet tables showing annual housing unit estimates for the nation, states and counties since the 2010 Census and up to July 1, 2018, as well as rankings based on housing unit growth. (Embargoed 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 21, for public release at 12:01 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 23.)

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Economic

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Employment

Census Bureau subject matter experts will provide practical ways to use our employment data from business and demographic programs. The webinar includes a segment on available resources and data tools. (Scheduled for May 21.)

2017 Census of Governments: Finance – Survey of School System Finances (School System Finance Data)

These tables provide a detailed look at how public elementary-secondary school systems are funded and how those funds are spent on education and services for our nation’s children. The statistics, released annually, provide information on revenues, expenditures, debt and assets of our public school systems. The tables include per-pupil spending and detailed spending on instruction, support services, special education, school lunches, transportation and school system employee salaries. (Scheduled for release May 21.)

2018 Capital Spending Report: U.S. Capital Spending Patterns

Data in this report are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008 to 2017 Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES), which collects information on expenditures for new and used structures and equipment by all U.S. nonfarm businesses. The Capital Spending Report series covers spending by two-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) industry sector in a 10-year moving window ending with the most recent ACES reference year — 2017 in the current report. Estimates for penultimate years in each report are subject to revision. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 23.)

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Facts for Features

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2019

This monthlong observance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders started more than 25 years ago. We celebrate their growing contributions to our nation with a host of statistical information on this group. Statistics are included for the Asian as well as the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander populations covering demographics and businesses. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

The Fourth of July

On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, the most American of holidays will be marked with red, white and blue, fireworks and parades, flags and backyard barbecues across the country. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act (July)

To commemorate the July 26, 1990, signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act into law, the Census Bureau presents a wide array of statistical information about people with disabilities. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

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Stats for Stories

  • National Bike Month: May
  • Older Americans Month: May
  • National Small Business Week: May 5-11, 2019
  • National Nurses Week & Day: May 6-12 & 6
  • Teacher Appreciation Week & Day: May 6-10 & 11
  • Europe Day: May 9
  • Mother’s Day: May 12, 2019
  • Bike to Work Week & Day: May 13-19 & 17
  • Armed Forces Day: May 18, 2019
  • Waitstaff Day: May 21
  • Memorial Day: May 27
  • Hamburger Day: May 28

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Multimedia

Radio

Upcoming segments include pointing and clicking in “The Mighty Mouse” (April 27), figuring the odds in “Life Insurance” (May 2), and a new record in “Beginning the Spinning” (May 16).

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

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Recently Released
(Released since April 12, 2019)

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Demographic

Voting and Registration

April 23 — This table package provides data down to the state level on voter turnout and shows the use of alternative voting methods. These tables also present a portrait of the voting population by demographic and economic variables including race, sex, age, educational attainment, employment status, tenure, income, disability, marital status, citizenship, and veteran status. The November 2018 election data come from the Voting and Registration Supplement to the Current Population Survey, which surveys the civilian noninstitutionalized population in the United States.

County, Puerto Rico Municipio, and Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Population Estimates: July 1, 2018

April 18 — Internet tables and detailed downloadable files show annual population estimates, rankings and components of change for Counties, Puerto Rico Municipios, and metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas since the 2010 Census. Press Kit

Estimates of U.S. Population by Age and Sex: April 1, 2010, to July 1, 2018

April 18 — A downloadable file containing estimates of the resident U.S. population by single year of age and sex was released on the Population Estimates webpage at <www.census.gov/data/datasets/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-national-detail.html>.

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Economic

2017 Census of Governments Data

The U.S. Census Bureau released the official count of state and local governments for the 2017 Census of Governments on April 25. Data in the Organization component reflect an enumeration of active, in-scope governments in the United States. Counts are presented by government type, state, population-size groups, function and school systems.

2017 Individual State Descriptions Report

The Individual State Descriptions Report, released April 25, is a product from the 2017 Census of Governments. This report provides information about the legal organization of state and local governments. There is a separate summary for each state and the District of Columbia. Summaries cover authorized county, municipal, township, school district and special district governments, as well as noteworthy state and local dependent governments.

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: International Trade

April 25 — Census Bureau experts provided practical ways to use International Trade data to help expand your business markets.  

New Earnings and Employment Data for College Graduates

April 25 — The U.S. Census Bureau released new data on labor market outcomes for college graduates as part of the Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) research program. These new data feature public institutions from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Census Bureau also released a tutorial for the PSEO data visualization tool, which allows users to easily browse earnings data.

LED Webinar: Job Growth and Spatial Mismatch Between Jobs and Low-Income Residents

April 17 — This presentation addressed job sprawl within the Dallas-Fort Worth region and discuss how low-income families are separated from suburban job opportunities using the Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics data set.

The 2017 Economic Census: A Preview of What's New and What's Coming Soon

April 16 — This 60-minute webinar provides a preview of the information that’s coming from the 2017 Economic Census. The webinar focuses on the major changes to our data products and tools, and how these changes might impact our data users. Detailed information about these plans are provided on the Economic Census website at <www.census.gov/programs-surveys/economic-census.html>.

2017 Annual Capital Expenditures Survey

This report from the U.S. Census Bureau provides national estimates of all nonfarm business expenditures during the year for new and used structures and equipment. Expenditures also include capitalized leasehold improvements and capitalized interest charges on loans used to finance investments. These estimates are provided at the economic sector level, based on the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), as well as for industries within those sectors at the NAICS three-digit and selected four-digit levels. Every five years, for years ending in “2” and “7,” detailed data by types of structures and types of equipment are collected. These detailed estimates were released on April 11.

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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:

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Stats for Stories

Stats for Stories provides links to timely story ideas highlighting the Census Bureau’s newsworthy statistics that relate to current events, observances, holidays and anniversaries. The story ideas are intended to assist the media in story mining and producing content for their respective audiences. Dates with Presidential Proclamations are marked with (P).

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Blogs

How to Choose the Correct Port of Export

Written by: Maritza Torres, Governments Trade Management Division — April 25 — Have you tried to file Electronic Export Information (EEI) in the Automated Export System (AES) but the information is rejected by the system based on the port of export? What would be the correct port of export you should report? This is one of the most frequently asked questions from the trade community.

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Multimedia

Radio

Profile America segments include arch support in “Gastronomic Milestone” (April 15) and not nearly the Real Thing in “Taste Negation” (April 23). 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:

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.

2010 Census: Apportionment Data Map

This interactive map widget shows 10 decades of apportionment history, current apportionment totals and our changing population through the past century.

Health Insurance Interactive Data Tool

An interactive application for exploring data from the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program.

Metropolitan/Micropolitan Population Map Viewer

A web-based interactive map application built to display Demographic data at the Census 2010 tract level.

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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.

Descriptions for each of the upcoming sessions are available on our Census Academy page. Login details will be provided at least one week before a webinar.

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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