PROFILE AMERICA FACTS FOR FEATURES: CB18-FF.04 In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to […]

Release Number: CB18-TPS.16 The U.S. Census Bureau will mail out instructions for filling out the Economic Census to businesses nationwide in early May. U.S. businesses – including those in U.S. territories – will receive information by mail with instructions to set up an account to complete their Economic Census online. Data will be collected for […]

Spread the News (please), We’re Hiring! The Chicago Regional Census Center of the U.S. Census Bureau is seeking candidates to fill Management, Recruiting, Informational Technology, Space/Leasing, Administrative, Clerical and other positions to support the upcoming 2020 Census. Positions are opening now in the Regional Census Center in downtown Chicago. Additional job opportunities will become available […]

Written by: Lynda Laughlin, Chief, Industry and Occupation Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau In 2016, median earnings for women was $40,675 compared with $50,741 for men. While the female-to-male earnings ratio has narrowed over the last 50 years, women continue to earn less than men in nearly all occupations. The earnings disparity between men and […]

America Counts Staff The Census Bureau call center receives hundreds of questions every month. We’re bringing you the answers to some of the most common questions in a series of podcasts. Here’s the first, from Julie Iriondo with the Public Information Office. View Podcast at census.gov…

Release Number: CB18-53 The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of the first data sets from a pilot public-use data product on labor market outcomes for college graduates, offering prospective students a useful tool and a fresh perspective in their considerations of post-secondary education. This release covers graduates from the University of Texas System. A […]

Release Number: CB18-SFS.39 From Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Archives. “Millions of fans eagerly await the opening of the baseball season in April each year. During the late 19th and 20th centuries, baseball was the most widely played sport in the United States, earning the title ‘America’s pastime.’ As President Clinton said on […]