There were nearly 54,000 foreign born, but not naturalized U.S. citizens living in D.C. in 2012, according to the Census Bureau. [ more › ]
Note: The release today was for both September and October. Construction spending decreased in September and increased in October (October was up from August).The Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending increased in October: The U.S. Show More Summary
By Sold At The Top: Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest read of construction spending, showing declines in October. Total private construction spending fell since September, and single-family private residential construction spending and non-residential construction spending also declined on the month. Show More Summary
U.S. construction spending rose 0.8% in October from the month before, the fastest pace in more than four years, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday.
Dwellr, released by the U.S. Census Bureau, gives users handy data on U.S. communities.
By Doug Short: The November Advance Report on October Durable Goods was released this morning by the Census Bureau. Here is the Bureau's summary on new orders: New orders for manufactured durable goods in October decreased $4.6 billion or 2.0 percent to $230.3 billion, the U.S. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau said that new durable goods orders declined 2.0 percent in October. This data has been highly volatileRead the Rest...
This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Rankin County, Mississippi, highlighting Flowood in red. It was created with a custom script with US Census Bureau data and modified with Inkscape. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)...Show More Summary
Thursday marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving proclamation, which took place in the middle of the Civil War. In honor of the upcoming anniversary, and to help workers kill some time before clocking out for the holiday, let’s take a look at some related facts and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. No data diets […]
This week, Bruce McQuain makes his triumphant–albeit mean-spirited and cruel–return, to talk with Michael and Dale about Iran, The Census Bureau. and the Senate’s filibuster rules. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through [...]
Note: The Census Bureau has announced that the housing starts releases for September and October will be delayed until December 18th.From the Census Bureau: New Residential Construction in October 2013Building Permits:Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,034,000. Show More Summary
Building permits and home prices both made gains in October while pending home sales fell for the fifth straight month, according to data released this week early Monday and Tuesday morning from the Census Bureau, S&P Case-Shiller and the National...
Marriage, as has been widely reported, is on the decline in America while cohabitating—living together in a committed relationship, without tying the knot—is on the rise. But new Census bureau data suggests that relatively few families...Show More Summary
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that housing permits soared to over 1Read the Rest...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, households in these five U.S. states bring home the least amount of money. Did your state make this dubious list?
The Census Bureau has announced that the housing starts releases for September and October will be delayed until December 18th, but that housing permits for September and October will be released this coming Tuesday.The good news is housing starts and permits mostly move together. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau has delayed the release of housing starts again. They will release permit data for September and October this week (on Tuesday), but housing start data for September and October will be released on December 18th.From...Show More Summary
For his “Restless America” project, pictured above, Chris Walker drew on data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey to illustrate the migration patterns of Americans. Walker explains how it works: The visualization is a circle cut up into arcs, the light-colored pieces along the edge of the circle, each one representing a state. The […]
If you missed it, the hot new story in the right-wing fever swamps is that the Census Bureau manipulated unemployment numbers in the run-up to last year's election to boost Barack Obama's reelection campaign. You might recall Jack Welch blowing a fuse last October when the unemployment rate dropped from 8.1 percent to 7.8 percent, a development he said meant...
``A House panel plans to investigate allegations in a published report that workers in the Census Bureau fabricated data used to prepare monthly unemployment reports. The probe comes in response to a report Monday in the New York Post that says census data was manipulated in advance of the 2012 presidential race.''