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May
22

Census Academy Courses

The Census Bureau has launched the Census Academy, a series of courses designed for learning data skills. This is complementary to the Data Gems series, created about a year ago to guide people in... more
May
16

Webinar: Employment Demographics and Public Sector Employment Data

Webinar: Employment: A Look into Demographic and Public Sector Employment Data During this webinar, Census Bureau experts will help you understand practical ways to use our employment data through... more
May
8

Webinar: Learning to Navigate American Factfinder

This webinar session focuses on how to use American Factfinder (AFF), with tips and tricks on how to select using geographies, years, words, and wild cards. It highlights the different surveys and... more
Apr
11

Census Bureau to Embargo County and Metro/Micro Area Population Estimates

  The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day media embargo period for subscribers to view the 2018 population estimates for counties, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and Puerto Rico... more
Apr
11

Webinar: Accessing and Mapping Data for Neighborhoods

  The Census Bureau is hosting a workshop regarding the MAP LAB: Accessing and Mapping Data for Neighborhoods (Tracts and Block Groups). This workshop is designed for data users who are already... more
Apr
4

Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Accessing Data in 2019

​Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Accessing Data in 2019: The Transition to Data.census.gov The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to show participants how to access data using data.census.gov.... more
Mar
25

2019 Webinar Series: Free Online Trainings on How to Access and Use Census Bureau Statistics

  The U.S. Census Bureau will conduct a series of free data access webinars to all interested data users. Attendees will learn how to access demographic, socioeconomic, housing and business data from... more
Mar
18

Census Day 2019

The U.S. Census Bureau will host a live operational press briefing to mark the one year out milestone from the 2020 Census. On April 1, 2019, Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham and Census... more
Mar
14

Webinar: Older People Working Longer, Earning More

The U.S. Census Bureau projects that by 2030 that one in every five residents will be older than age 65. What do we know about older workers’ labor market participation and earnings today? Statistics... more
Mar
7

Data Visualization from the Census Bureau

https://www.census.gov/https://www.census.gov/'s data visualization team collaborated with NTIA within the recent webinar on Measuring the Digital Divide: Review of Recent Surveys and Data. The team... more
Feb
28

The Fifth Annual Berkeley Formal Demography Workshop

The Fifth Annual Berkeley Formal Demography Workshop - Special Emphasis Topic: Migration is to be held Monday through Friday, June 3-7, 2019 at the University of California campus. Join in for an... more
Feb
25

Census Bureau to Host 2020 Census News Conference

One year out from Census Day 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau will host a 2020 Census news conference on April 1, 2019. Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham will brief the public on the status of... more
Feb
20

Coming This Week: Housing and the Tech Boom

The U.S. Census Bureau will host technology industry and university teams to showcase 20+ new innovative tech tools at an interagency demonstration day created through a federal initiative called The... more
Feb
19

Summer 2019 International Workshop Schedule

The Census Bureau has announced its 2019 International Workshop Schedule, starting this summer and going until the end of the year. This series of workshops builds the capacity of statistical... more
Feb
7

U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2013-2017 ACS 5-Year PUMS Files and Variance Replicate Estimate Tables

The Census Bureau has released the 2013-2017 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files and Variance Replicate Estimate Tables. The ACS 5-year PUMS files show the... more
Feb
5

Quarterly Financial Report Shows Possible Impact of Tax Law

Recent changes in the tax law may have resulted in corporations experiencing variations in their profits. The impact can be seen in the Quarterly Financial Report (QFR) released by the U.S. Census... more
Feb
3

Get Ready With the Big Game Census

The 53rd competition to crown a new football champion will feature teams hailing from California and Massachusetts. Did you know that this game also features players from 27 different states, and... more
Jan
24

Quarterly 2020 Census Program Management Review

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 — The U.S. Census Bureau will hold its quarterly 2020 Census Program Management Review on Friday, Feb. 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. EST in the auditorium at Census Bureau headquarters... more
Jan
7

Declining Fertility in America

As another year approaches, fertility rates decline further. A problem previously perceived as of little relevance to the United States, Baby Boomers get older and babies are rarer. Birth rates in... more
Dec
20

Use Visuals to Explore the American Community Survey

  The Census Bureau data from the American Community Survey (ACS) helps local officials, community leaders, and businesses understand the changes taking place in their communities. The ACS is the... more