Earlier today, the Census Bureau released the Residential Vacancies and Homeownership report for Q1 2016. This report is frequently mentioned by analysts and the media to track household formation, the homeownership rate, and the homeowner and rental vacancy rates. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson requesting that the Census Bureau include questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity on the American Community Survey (ACS). Show More Summary
The Census Bureau released its quarterly update on residential vacancies and homeownership for Q1 which is closely watched for its update of how many Americans own versus rent. It shows that following a modest pickup in the homeownership...Show More Summary
More than 113,000 young Latinos in California weren’t counted in the 2010 census, a new study says, and Latino advocacy groups want to be sure the U.S. Census Bureau is working to reduce that number in 2020. With an estimated 47,000 uncounted Latino children, Los Angeles County alone is home to...
As we keep getting closer to filling in the entire map, Tuesday night’s primaries cover one of the biggest remaining gaps—the Northeast. (Granted, some authorities, most prominently the Census Bureau, consider Maryland and Delaware to be part of the South, not the Northeast. Show More Summary
``New population estimates released this month by the U.S. Census Bureau show there are now more than 75 million millennials in the country... Immigration is a huge factor behind this shift. Millennials now outnumber all other groups partly due to the number of immigrants between ages of 18 and 24 continuously entering the country. Show More Summary
Today's stories at the business wires covering this morning's disastrous durable goods report from the Census Bureau ranged from good to absolutely horrid. March orders only increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent, less than half of the 1.7 percent to 2.0 percent increase that was expected. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau said that new durable goods orders increased by 0.8 percent in March, rebounding somewhat after the 3.1 percent decline seen in February. This was weaker-than-expected, with a...
Amid low mortgage rates are rising rents home buyers are snapping up today's new construction, but at a slightly slower pace as compared to the month prior.
The Pew Research Center recently analyzed US Census Bureau population estimates of America's population as of July 1, 2015, and they found that last year, millennials outnumbered baby boomers for the first time ever. There is no formal...Show More Summary
The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 511 thousand. The previous three months were revised up by a total of 23 thousand (SAAR)."Sales of new single-family houses in March 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Show More Summary
New home sales fell 1.5% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000 in March, according to the Census Bureau. Economists had forecast that new home sales rose 1.6% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 520,000, according to Bloomberg. Sales...Show More Summary
April 21--If you believe the Census Bureau, some 7.2 percent of Portlanders rode bicycles to work on an average day in 2014. Around this time, you might be thinking about joining them. The weather's improving, and May is National Bike Mont
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The Census Bureau put on some pretty bad numbers on housing yesterday. March starts were down 8.8 percent from the February level and permits were down by 7.7 percent. The drop in starts was across categories and regions. There was no...Show More Summary
According to a new study from the US Census Bureau, more and more American households across a range of incomes are relying on mobile internet service as their sole means for getting online. In fact, mobile internet service has reached...Show More Summary
The U.S. Census Bureau has reached a $15 million settlement of a lawsuit claiming it discriminated against black and Hispanic job applicants with criminal histories during the 2010 census by making it too hard to document their readiness for work. Tuesday’s accord was described in papers...
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that new housing starts fell 8.8 percent, down from an annualized 1,194,000 in February to 1,089,000 in...
From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and CompletionsHousing Starts:Privately-owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,089,000. This is 8.8 percent below the revised February estimate of 1,194,000,...Show More Summary
We know that over 78% of those surveyed in our Millennial Study wants to own a home in the next ten years, but for now many who are just starting out, renting is option one. A recent study by the US Census Bureau showed that an average renter spends roughly 35% of their income on expenses related to rent. Show More Summary