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Dynamics of Economic Well-Being: Participation in Government Programs, 2001 Through 2003, Who Gets Assistance? — National- and state-level data from Census 2000 on who speaks English and does not, broken down by type of household, age of householder, education attainment and income. (Scheduled for release November 28.)
America Speaks: A Demographic Profile of Foreign-Language Speakers for the United States: 2000 — This report focuses on the characteristics and participation of people who received benefits from any of the following means-tested assistance programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance (GA), food stamps, Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid and housing assistance. (Tentatively scheduled for release late-November.)
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 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 mid-December.)
A Child’s Day: 2003 — Only the third time the Census Bureau has examined what makes up a child’s day, from eating breakfast with parents to watching television to participating in school activities. This is national-level data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-December.)
School Enrollment — Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2005 — Annual update at the national level on the demographics of Americans age 3 and older enrolled in classes – from nursery school through graduate studies — as well as those in vocational training. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-December.)
State Population Estimates: July 1, 2006 — Nevada has been the nation’s fastest-growing state for 19 years running. Internet tables showing July 1, 2006, population estimates and components of change for the nation, states and Puerto Rico. These are the first state estimates to reflect the population movement resulting from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-December.)
Consumer Expenditure Survey Data Collection — Information about how much Americans spend on items ranging from gasoline to groceries will be collected in January from about 7,000 randomly selected households across the country. The primary use of the data from this on-going survey is to revise the Consumer Price Index. Federal and state legislators also use the data in planning public assistance programs, and academic scholars use the data for market research, economic analysis and other studies. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-December.)
The American Community – Hispanics: 2004 — This report presents a portrait of the Hispanic or Latino population in the United States, and provides information on a number of characteristics (education, household type, income, commuting, etc.) based on data from the 2004 American Community Survey. Data are presented at the national level for selected Hispanic groups with populations of 250,000 or more (e.g., Guatemalans, Hondurans, Salvadorans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and Peruvians) in tables, charts and maps. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-December.)
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007 — The 126th edition of this annual government best-seller has hundreds of tables, with U.S. and international statistics coming from government and nongovernment sources. This cornucopia of facts has become a treasured resource for librarians and aspiring game-show contestants. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-December.)
African-American History Month (February 2007) — To recall and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, the Census Bureau presents a collection of statistical information from its demographic and economic subject areas about the black community. (Tentatively scheduled for release early-December.)
Valentine’s Day — Chocolate, roses and jewelry. Each are traditional gifts exchanged on Feb. 14, as well as topics covered in this collection of Census Bureau demographic and economic statistics pertaining to this special day for lovers. (Tentatively schedule for release early-December.)
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for November/December — Upcoming segments include “WWII Coffee Rationing” (Nov. 27) and “Chewing Gum Invented” (Dec. 18). The entire set of December daily features will go live Nov. 30 at: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.
November’s Profile America and Al Dia CDs bear new features for added programming flexibility: 11 additional 60-second cuts for random play any time in November. These extra cuts are generic to the month, and so can be aired any day in November. Beginning with the December online and CD offerings, 30-second cuts will also be available for random airings during the month.
The URL for the daily or monthly mp3 downloads is the same for the page you
use to establish subscription podcast access:
<http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>. This is where the proposed wav files will appear, as well.
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 October 27, 2006)
North American Transportation Statistics — 11/15/06 — Internet address:
Census Bureau Jobs Available in Fayetteville — 11/13/06 — Internet address:
2005 American Community Survey Data (select population profiles) — 11/14/06 — Internet address:
2005 Annual Survey of Manufactures: Product Shipments — 11/21/06 — Internet address:
2005 Annual Survey of Manufactures: Geographic Area Statistics — 11/21/06 — Internet address:
2005 Annual Survey of Manufactures: Statistics for Industry Groups and Industries — 11/21/06 — Internet address:
Holiday Season — 11/16/06 — Internet address:
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for November — Recently released Profile America segments include: “The First Hearing Aid” (Nov. 16), and “American Heaviest Travel Season” (Nov. 22).
“America's Changing, So is the Census” (5:45) — 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, web site. A complete script is also available at a single click. Go to <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/videos/census_operations.php>
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