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Census Bureau Submits Subjects to Congress — The next census will ask name, sex, age, race, ethnicity, relationship and housing situation. Under law, the decennial census subjects must be submitted to Congress three years before Census Day, which will be April 1, 2010. (Scheduled for release April 2.)
Opening of Local Census Offices in Dress Rehearsal Sites — The Census Bureau will kickoff the 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal with the opening of local census offices in Fayetteville, N.C., and Stockton, Calif. The Department of Commerce's under secretary for economic affairs, each city’s mayor and other census and local officials will participate in events. (Tentatively scheduled for release early April.)
2006 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Area Population Estimates — St. George, Utah, in the southwest corner of the Beehive State, has been the nation’s fastest-growing metro area in recent years. Will this former farming community continue to hold this distinction? The answer will be revealed via Internet tables showing population estimates and rankings of change for the nation’s 361 metro and 577 micro areas between April 1, 2000, and July 1, 2006. (Scheduled for release April 5.)
Extended Measures of Well-Being: Living Conditions in the United States, 2003 — National measures from the Survey of Income and Program Participation covering five broad domains, including possession of appliances and electronic goods, such as cell phones; housing conditions; neighborhoods and community services; ability to pay bills and buy groceries; and expectations of getting help from friends, families and communities. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-April.)
Estimates of U.S. and State Population by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: July 1, 2006 — National- and state-level population estimates cross-tabulated by these demographic characteristics. (Tentatively scheduled for release late April.)
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Survey: 2005 — This supplement to the Annual Capital Expenditures Survey provides data on e-business infrastructure investment. In 2004, U.S. businesses with employees spent $232 billion on ICT equipment such as computers, software, telephones, fax machines and electromedical apparatus. (Tentatively scheduled for release early April.)
2006 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections — Summary of taxes collected by each state for up to 25 tax categories. Nationwide, state tax collections were up nearly 9 percent from 2005. (Tentatively scheduled for release early April.
Father’s Day (June 17) — “Dear old dad” may be treated to breakfast in bed and a new necktie by his family on his special day. The Census Bureau can’t be as elaborate, but it does honor him with a collection of statistical information from its demographic and economic subject areas pertaining to Father’s Day. (Tentatively scheduled for release late April.)
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for March/April — Upcoming segments include A Simple, Elegant Invention (March 31) and The First Laundromat (April 18). The entire set of March daily features is available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>. The entire set of April daily features will be available for direct downloads beginning March 30.
The March 2007 radio features CDs commemorate Women's History Month in four daily features.
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 WAV files will appear, as well.
Profile America and Al Dia daily features can all be auditioned and downloaded individually and for the entire month via zip files at: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.
Please note that CDs of Profile America, Al Dia and the Special Edition Black History Month 2007 includes features for added programming flexibility, such as alternative 60-second versions of daily features during the month. Please e-mail for more information <PIO@census.gov>.
(Since March 16, 2007)
Census Bureau Submits Subjects to Congress — March 30 — The next census will ask name, sex, age, race, ethnicity, relationship and housing situation. Under law, the decennial census subjects must be submitted to Congress three years before Census Day, which will be April 1, 2010. Internet address:
Families and Living Arrangements: 2006 — March 27 — Internet address:
County and Puerto Rico Municipio Population Estimates: July 1, 2006 — March 22 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb07-42.html>
Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for March — Recently release segments include Celebrating Farmers (March 19), and A Renowned Soft Drink (March 29). <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>
“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. “America’s Changing…” is available for viewing as video-on-demand; the complete script is also available at a single click at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/videos/census_operations.php>.
For more information, please write 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. Review and order the B-roll via the online American Community Survey News Media Tool Kit at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/newsmediakit.html>.