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Geographical Mobility: 2006 — These 34 tables highlight migration patterns and characteristics of movers in the United States, including how far people move, how often and why, among others. Data are from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey. (Tentatively scheduled for release in early October.)
OnTheMap Version 2 — On Sept. 30, the Census Bureau will release the last wave of OnTheMap Version 2, bringing the number of states available in this tool to 42. OnTheMap is a Web-based, interactive mapping application that shows where people work and where workers live on maps, with companion reports on their age, earnings and industry distributions. This wave adds nine states: Alaska, California, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah and Wyoming. OnTheMap provides timely data for labor market, economic development, transportation, emergency management and other potential applications.
Consolidated Federal Funds Report: 2005 — The is an annual report on the geographic distribution of federal funds in the United States, including detail down to the county and municipality level. It covers direct payments, grants, procurement contracts, salaries and wages, loans and insurance. Amounts given can be either expenditures or obligations. (Tentatively scheduled for release in October.)
Profiles of Older Workers — The Census Bureau, in partnership with 31 states, has launched a series of reports on workers 55 and older. Indiana is the fourth state to be released in the series, followed by Arkansas and Hawaii. (Tentatively scheduled for release in October.)
Population of Hurricane-Affected Areas — The Census Bureau will issue population estimates and maps of areas that could be impacted by the next named storm or hurricane that threatens landfall on U.S. soil. An example is Hurricane Humberto striking Texas on Sept. 13 (http://www.census.gov/newsroom/emergencies/).
Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2005 — Only consolidated source of data on the geographic distribution of federal expenditures, by state, county and subcounty area. (Tentatively schedule for release in early October.)
American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month (November) — Presidents have signed proclamations to honor the nation’s 4.5 million American Indian and Alaska Natives each year at this time. This group is younger and has larger families than the national population. (Tentatively scheduled for release in October.)
Special Edition: The 2008 Presidential Election — With the campaign for the White House how in high gear, the Census Bureau presents a series of statistics related to voter turnout. (Tentatively schedule for release in October.)
Veterans Day (Nov. 11) — Parades and speeches across the country, as well as a national ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, highlight this federal holiday. Some of the statistics from this day include the number of veterans in the country (24.1 million), their racial and ethnic backgrounds, and the number who vote (17.4 million). (Tentatively scheduled for release in early October.)
Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) — Gobble, gobble! Economic and demographic statistics pertaining to the menu of culinary delights consumed on Thanksgiving Day. (Tentatively scheduled for release in early October.)
Holiday Season — The Census Bureau presents numerous facts and figures related to Christmas and other holidays this time of year, a time of gathering and celebrating with friends and family, gift-giving and general cheer and rejoicing. (Tentatively schedule for release in late October.)
Editor’s note: Facts for Features are customarily released about two months before an observance in order to accommodate magazine production timelines.
Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for September/October — Upcoming segments include “Yosemite National Park” (Oct. 2) and “Tuxedo First Appears” (Oct. 10). The September daily features are available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>. The October daily features will be available for direct downloads beginning Sept. 30.
The URL for MP3 downloads, WAV files and subscription podcast access is <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>. Profile America and Al Día 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/>.
(Since Sept. 14, 2007)
Group Quarters and Selected Population Profiles — Sept. 27 — This is the first in-depth look at the characteristics of the nonhousehold population since the 1980 Census. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/cb07-cn11.html>.
Home Equity Lines of Credit — Who Uses This Source of Credit? — Sept. 25 — This report profiles single-family homeowners who used home equity lines of credit in 2001. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/housing/2007-09-25_housing.html>.
Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2005 — Sept. 20 — This report shows national-level trends of child-support income received by parents for children whose other parent lives elsewhere. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/children/cb07-132.html>.
Profiles of Older Workers — Sept. 20 — A report on workers 55 and older in Vermont. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/employment_occupations/2007-09-20_employment_occupation.html>.
Who Can Afford to Buy a House in 2002: Barriers to Homeownership — Sept. 20 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/housing/2007-09-20_housing.html>.
Marriage and Divorce: 2004 — Sept. 19 — Most people make only one trip down the aisle. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/marital_status_living_arrangements/cb07-131.html>.
Health and Health Care of the Older Population in Urban and Rural China: 2000 — Sept. 18 — An examination of China’s older residents. Internet address for the report <http://www.census.gov/prod/2007pubs/p95-07-2.pdf> and the detailed tables <http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/age/china-2000.html>.
Reasons People Do Not Work: 2004 — Sept. 17 — People 15 or older list reasons they had not worked at a paid job for at least the prior four consecutive months. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/employment_occupations/2007-09-17_employment_occupations.html>.
2006 State and Local Government Employee Retirement Systems — Sept. 28 — Annual data on revenues, expenditures, financial assets and membership for public employee retirement systems. Data are shown for individual retirement systems, as well as aggregately at the national, state and local levels. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/govs/retire/>.
Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for September — Segments include “First Auto Fatality” (Sept.13) and “First Baseball Doubleheader” (Sept. 25). Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.
Public Information Office Photo Services — Internet pages have been updated to provide access to three key photo offerings — “Enumerators and Field Representatives,” “Census Bureau Headquarters” and “National Processing Center.” All images are free for use as new media tools. Go to the Census Bureau home page and click on “Broadcast and Photo Services.” The direct link to the photo galleries is <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/photos/>.
“America’s Changing; so is the Census” (5:45) — This award-winning video covers the American Community Survey, which is 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 <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/videos/census_operations.php>. For more information, 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 from the online American Community Survey news media tool kit at