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Current Population Survey Data Collection — In February, Census Bureau field representatives will begin interviewing about 100,000 randomly selected households nationwide for the Current Population Survey’s update of employment data. They will also be collecting data on topics such as income, health insurance coverage, educational attainment and living arrangements. Results will be available later this year. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid February.)
2005 Service Annual Survey — Series of reports on several industries beginning with Truck Transportation, Couriers and Messengers, and Warehousing and Storage, which tracks business activity and revenues for firms that haul, warehouse and deliver America’s freight. Similar reports will cover other service sectors, including information, finance, health care, professional and administrative, and support industries. (Tentatively scheduled for release throughout January.)
2005 State Government Finances — Detailed data for each state on revenue (such as taxes and federal aid), expenditures (such as police, fire and education) and cash and security holdings. (Scheduled for release late January.)
2006 Annual Survey of State and Local Government Employment and Payroll — Annual estimates on how many people are employed by state and local governments — from state-owned alcoholic beverage stores to law enforcement officers to higher education — and the payroll of these governments. Summary data are provided for each state. (Tentatively scheduled for release early February.)
Super Bowl XLI (Special Edition) — Facts and figures from the Census Bureau’s demographic subject areas relating to the 41st edition of our nation’s most celebrated sporting event. Includes data on Miami, site of the big game, as well as cities represented by the two NFL teams. (Tentatively scheduled for release Jan. 22.)
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for January/February — Upcoming segments include “Scotch Tape Invented” (Jan. 31) and “First Computer” (Feb. 12). The entire set of January daily features is available at: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>. The entire set of February daily features will be available for direct downloads beginning Jan. 31.
A special edition of Profile America for Black History Month 2007 (February) is beginning distribution to regular Profile America subscribers. MP3 and WAV audio files of this special edition will soon be available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/black_history_month/>.
Please note that Profile America and Al Dia CDs bear new features for added programming flexibility: alternate 60-second versions of daily features during the month. The December online and CD offerings include both 60- and 30-second cuts for random airings.
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 Jan. 5, 2007)
Geographic Mobility — Jan. 18 — Internet address:
2005 Service Annual Survey: Truck Transportation, Couriers and Messengers, and Warehousing and Storage — Jan. 9 — Internet address:
St. Patrick’s Day and Irish-American Heritage Month — Jan. 17 — Internet address:
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for December/January — Recently released Profile America segments include: “National Get Organized Month” Premieres (Jan. 6) and “First Comic Strip” (Jan. 14).
“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 at: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/videos/census_operations.php>.
For more information, please e-mail us at <PIO@census.gov>.
“American Community Survey B-Roll” (#V07-027) (13:25) — An updated version of the U.S. Census Bureau’s official stock shot reel of ACS survey-taking scenes. This reel features a variety of settings in which these field operations are conducted — including scenes in English and Spanish. Review and order the B-roll via the online American Community Survey News Media Tool Kit: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/newsmediakit.html>.