Release Number: CB18-TPS.10 The U.S. Census Bureau today released the State and Local Government Snapshot, a new data visualization that allows users to explore aggregated Revenue, Expenditure and Employment data for State and Local Governments. It combines several years of data from multiple government surveys in one place. Despite the robust amount of data, the […]

Release Number: CB18-FF.03 The roots of National Women’s History Month go back to March 8, 1857, when women from various New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions. The first Women’s Day Celebration in the United States was also in New York City in 1909, but Congress did not establish National Women’s History […]

Release Number: CB18-TPS.07 A new U.S. Census Bureau data repository has been launched as a result of key recommendations made by the 2017 “Report of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking,” in conjunction with the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). The repository, hosted by the ICPSR, improves transparency by establishing a searchable inventory, […]

Release Number: CB18-TPS.06 Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM) web application. This interactive map makes it easier to identify areas that typically have low response rates for censuses and surveys. Community planners and local officials can use this information to plan, focus and allocate resources for encouraging response to […]

The next Census in 2020 will require counting an increasingly diverse and growing population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units. To get an accurate count, the Census Bureau must build an accurate address list of every housing unit, maximize self-response to the census, and efficiently follow up with those […]