The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a news conference to release two reports: Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2007
, containing findings from the Current Population Survey (CPS); and Income, Earnings, and Poverty Data from the 2007 American Community Survey
The CPS findings are national, while the ACS findings pertain to states, as well as counties and cities of 65,000 or more people. The ACS report also includes a comparison of earnings for men and women by selected characteristics, including industry and occupation
Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. EDT
David Johnson, chief, Housing
and Household Economic Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau
Suitland Federal Center
4600 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746
The CPS and ACS reports, data tables
and news release will be posted on the Census Bureau’s online
news conference page shortly after the news conference begins on Aug. 26. Background information will be available on Friday, Aug. 22, and can be accessed by clicking on the income, poverty and health insurance icon in the top left corner of the Census Bureau’s home page at <www.census.gov
The news conference will also be available live via net conference. The net conference is comprised of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Information on accessing the web conference is provided below.
Audio Conference Access Information:
Toll Free Number: 800-369-6091
Participant Passcode: 3148139
Net Conference Access Information:
Media interested in interviewing Census Bureau experts on
income, earnings, poverty and health insurance coverage should contact Tom Edwards, Census Bureau Public Information Office, on
Directions for those arriving by car or Metrorail may be found on the Internet at
Arriving via Metrorail: The Metro provides the most convenient access to the Census Bureau. The Census Bureau headquarters building is located adjacent to the Suitland Metrorail (Green Line).
Arriving by Car: Enter from Silver Hill Road through Main Gate 5 (see map
) to arrive at Visitor's Pass Center. Visitor's parking is limited, so please arrive early. Additional parking will be available within walking distance. Visitor's vehicles entering Suitland Federal Center are subject to inspection upon entry
Photo identification is required
for admission to the Census Bureau. Foreign nationals must contact the Public
Information Office to obtain a special security clearance form.
allow at least 30 minutes for security check-in, longer for broadcast media
All media planning to attend must notify the Public Information Office
at 301-763-3691 by 2 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 22.