U.S. Census Bureau

Jobless Rate In This City Tops 20%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its unemployment numbers for America’s 389 metro areas for the month of November. The trend was generally positive. Unemployment for the month was ...
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World Population to Hit 7,621,018,958 as New Decade Starts

The world population will reach 7,621,018,958 as the clock ticks into the first moments of January 1, 2020. This means it will have risen 77,684,873 since the same time last ...
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US Population Hits 330,222,422 to Start New Decade

As the clock hits midnight and a new decade begins January 1, the population of the United States will reach 330,222,422. That number will be up by 21,476,884 from Census ...
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New Home Sales Remain High, Builders Optimistic for 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in November increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) ...
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2020 Census to Cost $7.6 Billion

As the U.S. government begins it once per decade count of the nation's population, there was worry that the process would be underfunded, which means it would be less likely ...
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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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