U.S. Census Bureau

Unemployment In This American City Is Above 20%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its unemployment numbers for America's 389 metro areas for the month of October. The trend was generally positive. Unemployment for the month was ...
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Number of People in Average Household Grows First Time in 160 Years

The size of the average U.S. household in 1790 was 5.79 people. By 2010 that figure was 2.58 people. That long-term trend appears to have reversed itself very recently, according ...
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There Are Over 17 Million Vacant Homes in America

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its American Community Survey for 2018. Among the items the government agency measures are housing units. There are 138,539,906 in the United States. Of ...
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August Housing, Single-Family Starts Show Solid Gains

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that new housing starts in August rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.36 ...
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New Census Data Shows Racial and Gender Inequality Remain Firmly Intact

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annual data on median household income and poverty. The headline numbers indicated that the nationwide poverty rate dropped 0.5 percentage points to 11.8%. Median ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in July 

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in July decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) ...
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These 9 Cities Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s New Immigration Policy

This would be a particularly bad time for certain legal immigrants to apply for a green card or a visa or visa extension in Fresno, California -- or in Columbus, ...
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Hispanic Population in US Hits New High

There are nearly 60 million Hispanic people in the United States, which means they make up 18% of the population. The U.S. Census Bureau believes that number will grow substantially ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in May 

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in May decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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People in This State Eat More Hot Dogs and Hamburgers Than Anywhere Else

It is summer, and millions of people have brought out their grills for outdoor cooking. Among the most popular foods Americans eat in the summers are hot dogs and hamburgers. ...
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Cars, Planes, Machinery Lead Plunge in New Factory Orders

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday morning that new factory orders fell by 0.8% month over month in April on a seasonally adjusted (SA) basis. The decline is the second ...
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April New Home Sales Drop Sharply

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that sales of new homes in April decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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This Is the Fastest Growing City in America

The U.S. Census Bureau has issued its new populations of cities and towns data, which covers the period that ended in the middle of last year. The report also shows ...
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Five of the Largest Cities in America Are in Just One State – And It’s Not California

New Census data released Thursday shows that New York is still America's largest city, but among the biggest cities in the United States, five are in Texas. Two of these ...
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February New Home Sales Jump 5%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that sales of new homes in February increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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