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Tip Sheet Number 8 — May 10, 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

The Older Population in Rural America: 2012-2016

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 in June.)

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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 29.)  

2016 Statistics of U.S. Businesses Tables

These data include single-year estimates for metropolitan statistical areas, counties, and congressional districts by industry and enterprise employment size. Statistics include number of firms, establishments, employment and annual payroll. Internet address: <www.census.gov/programs-surveys/susb.html>. (Scheduled for release May 31.)

Annual Survey of Public Pensions: 2018

The Annual Survey of Public Pensions provides a comprehensive look at the financial activity of the nation’s state and locally administered defined benefit pension systems, including cash and investment holdings, receipts, payments, pension obligations and membership information. Statistics are available at the national level and for individual states. State and Locally Administered Defined Benefits data will also be released. (Tentatively scheduled for release June 20.)

2017 Nonemployer Statistics

This annual series provides subnational economic data for businesses that have no paid employees and are subject to federal income tax. The data consists of the number of businesses and total receipts by industry. (Tentatively scheduled for in June.)

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Facts for Features

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

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).

  • Bike to Work Week & Day: May 13-19 & 17, 2019
  • Armed Forces Day: May 18, 2019
  • Waitstaff Day: May 21, 2019
  • Memorial Day: May 27, 2019
  • Hamburger Day: May 28, 2019
  • American Housing Month: June 2019
  • National Caribbean-American Month: June 2019
  • National Ocean Month: June 2019
  • Great Outdoors Month: June 2019
  • LGBT Pride Month: June 2019
  • National Dairy Month: June 2019
  • Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1-November 30, 2019
  • Cheese Day: June 4, 2019
  • D-Day: June 6, 2019
  • National Doughnut Day: June 7, 2019
  • Multiracial Heritage Week: June 7-14, 2019

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Multimedia

Radio

Upcoming segments include in a badge of honor “Police Week” (May 13), and putting your best foot forward “Faster Footwear” (May 19).

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 26, 2019)

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Facts for Features

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2019

May 8 — 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.

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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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Multimedia

Radio

Profile America segments include in the big screen “First Movie Theater” (April 29) and more than a BFF “Companionable Animals” (May 8). 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.

Explore Census Data

This new platform on data.census.gov is based on overwhelming feedback to streamline the way you get data and digital content from the Census Bureau.

2020 Census: Type of Enumeration Area (TEA) Viewer

This map application shows how different geographic areas will be invited to respond to the 2020 Census.

Census Geocoder

Provides interactive and programmatic (REST) access to users interested in matching addresses to geographic locations and entities containing those addresses.

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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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