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2005 State and County Housing Unit Estimates — Last year, Georgia and Florida dominated the list of 10 counties with the fastest housing gains. Updated estimates of the nation’s housing stock at the national, state and county levels for 2005 will show whether this pattern continues. (Scheduled for release Aug. 21.)
Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2003 — This report shows national-level 10-year trends of child-support income received by parents for children whose other parent lives elsewhere. It also examines other types of support received for the children, such as health insurance and noncash assistance. (Scheduled for release Aug. 23.)
2005 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas — The city slogan for St. George, Utah, is “Simply Gorgeous!” Many seem to agree because the former farming community nestled in the Rockies is the nation’s fastest-growing metro area between April 1, 2000, and July 1, 2005. Palm Coast, Fla.— located south of Jacksonville on the Atlantic Ocean — is the fastest-growing micro area. (Scheduled for Aug. 21.)
Income, Poverty, Health Insurance Coverage and American Community Survey (ACS): 2005 — On Aug. 29, the Census Bureau will hold a news conference to release the consolidated report on 2005 income, poverty and health insurance coverage for the nation — results based on the Current Population Survey. Released — simultaneously on the Internet — also will be ACS tabulations on various economic topics pertaining to states and other areas with 65,000 or more residents. (Scheduled for release Aug. 29.)
Thirty-five Years of Tracking Hispanic Ethnicity: Analysis of Current Population Survey Data Quality for the Question on Hispanic Origin, 1969 to 2004 (Working Paper No. 80) — Research examines the quality of Hispanic data from the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the consistency of CPS results with external administrative information. The paper concludes with a recommendation concerning which Hispanic groups the Census Bureau should show in future data products. (Tentatively scheduled for release late-August.)
Financing the Future: 2001–2002 — The number of dollars going to scholars is the focus of these tabulations. They provide data on the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of college students and the costs and financing associated with their schooling during the 2001-2002 academic year. (Tentatively scheduled for release late-August.)
International Data Base Update: 2006 — Demographic indicators such as infant mortality, life expectancy, fertility rates, net migration and population growth for 228 countries and areas of the world include current estimates and moving population pyramids that project age and sex distribution to 2050. (Tentatively scheduled for early-September.)
Halloween (Oct. 21) — The Census Bureau presents statistics from demographic and economic subject areas pertaining to “All Hallows Eve,” the night when the young and young-at-heart disguise themselves as witches, monsters, princesses and superheroes and go door to door for tricks or treats. (Tentatively scheduled for release late-August.)
Facts for Features: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month (November) — Statistics from the Census Bureau’s demographic and economic subject areas on the nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native population, whom we celebrate in November. (Tentatively scheduled for release early-September.)
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for July/August — Upcoming segments include “College Costs” (Aug. 30), “Louisiana Celebrates” (Aug. 31), “Labor Day” (Sept. 4) and “The Day America was Attacked” (Sept. 11). The entire set of August daily features will go live on August 31 at: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.
Profile America and Al Dia — Daily features can all be auditioned and downloaded individually and — newly available — by the entire month via zip files at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.
(Since August 4, 2006)
Current Population Survey Data Collection Announcement — 8/9/06 — Internet address:
Media Advisory — Census Bureau to Release New Data on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance — 8/9/06 — Internet address:
First Wave of 2005 American Community Survey Data - 8/15/06 - Internet address:
Unmarried and Single Americans Week (Sept. 17–23) — 8/10/06 — Internet address:
Special Edition: 300 Million — 8/9/06 — Internet address:
“America’s Changing, So is the Census” (5:45) — 8/10/06 — This video covers the American Community Survey, which is now being conducted in every community across the country every month. It offers communities a fresh look at how they are changing and much more. “America’s Changing...” is available for viewing as video-on-demand, via the Public Information Office, Broadcast Services, website. A complete script is also available at a single click. Go to <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/videos/census_operations.php>.