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Census Bureau Tip Sheet

A product of the U.S. Census Bureau's Public Information Office

Feb. 1, 2008 TP08-03



States in Focus: Pre-Primary Snapshots — A look at the population, selected characteristics and 2004 voting percentage of each state as it approaches its 2008 primary or caucus. Profiles for Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia, Nebraska, Washington and Washington, D.C., will be released on Feb. 6, and Hawaii and Wisconsin on Feb. 13. More states will follow.

Living Arrangements of Children: 2004 — Examines the diversity of children's living arrangements, from living with two biological parents to living in blended families. These national-level data come from the Survey of Income and Program Participation. (Tentatively scheduled for release in early February.)

Maternity Leave and Employment Patterns: 1961-2003 — Analyzes trends in women's work experience before their first child, identifies the maternity leave arrangements they use before and after the birth and examines how rapidly they return to work. (Tentatively scheduled for release in early February.)

Who's Minding the Kids? Child Care Arrangements: Spring 2005 — Tables provide data on child care arrangements of preschoolers and grade-schoolers according to various demographic characteristics of the mother. They also profile children who care for themselves on a regular basis and examine the size of weekly child care payments made by selected characteristics of the family. (Tentatively scheduled for release in early February.)

County and City Data Book — Where is the fastest growing labor force? Which city gets the most rainfall? This data book provides population, housing and business data for counties and cities with 25,000 or more residents, and places of 2,500 or more residents. It incorporates information from government agencies and private nonprofit organizations, covering everything from area populations to vital statistics. (Tentatively scheduled for release in early February.)

Profiles of Older Workers — The Census Bureau, in partnership with 31 states, has launched a series of reports on workers 55 and older. Delaware, Colorado, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Maryland and Kentucky are tentatively scheduled to be released over the next month or two.


Civil Aircraft and Aircraft Engines: December 2007 — Dec. 27 —This monthly Current Industrial Report revealed that there were 379 civil aircraft produced, valued at $3.8 billion, in November. The report also showed the number and value of aircraft engines. (Scheduled for release Feb. 8.)

Current Industrial Reports provide monthly, quarterly and annual measures of industrial activity. The data are used to satisfy economic policy needs and for market analysis, forecasting and decision-making in the private sector. <http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/cir/>



Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for February — Upcoming segments include "G.I. Joe" (Feb. 5) and "Computer Wins at Chess" (Feb. 10). The February daily features are available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.

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 be downloaded individually and for the entire month via zip files at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.

Recently Released

(Since Jan. 17, 2008)

American Community Survey

State-to-State Migration: 2006 — Jan. 17 — This table provides estimates of the population 1 year old and over who moved within or between states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico during the previous year. The data are from the 2006 American Community Survey. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/acs/www/AdvMeth/Papers/Papers1.htm>.


Census Atlas of the United States — Jan. 31 — This hardbound 300-page book contains more than 700 maps and figures detailing population and housing characteristics from 1790 to 2000. It is the first comprehensive statistical atlas of population and housing produced by the Census Bureau since the 1920s. To order, go to <http://bookstore.gpo.gov/>. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/census_2000/cb08-cn05.html>.

States in Focus: Pre-Primary Snapshots — Jan. 31 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/voting/2008_elections.html>.

Voting-Age Population by State: July 1, 2007 — Jan. 30 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb08-21.html>.

What It's Worth: Field of Training and Economic Status: 2004 — Jan. 29 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/education/cb08-16.html>.


Fats and Oils: Production, Consumption, and Stocks: December 2007 — Jan. 3 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/ftp/pub/industry/1/m311k0712.pdf>.

Glass Containers: December 2007 — Jan. 30 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/industry/1/m327g0712.pdf>

Top-Ranked States by Industry — Jan. 28 — Interest address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/economic_census/cb08-17.html>.

Annual Capital Expenditures Survey: 2006 — Jan. 24 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/economic_surveys/cb08-13.html>.

Fats and Oils: Oilseed Crushings: December 2007 — Jan. 24 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/industry/1/m311j0712.pdf>.

Consumption on the Cotton System and Stocks: December 2007 — Jan. 24 — Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/industry/1/m313p0712.pdf>.

Facts for Features

Super Bowl XLII (Feb. 3) — Jan. 22 — Facts and figures relating to the 42nd edition of our nation's most celebrated sporting event. Includes demographic data for Glendale, Ariz., site of the big game, as well as Boston and New York -- the cities represented by the two participating NFL teams. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb08-ffse01.html>.

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 January — Segments included "Martin Luther King Jr. Day" (Jan. 21) and "Laugh-In" (Jan. 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. Go to the Census Bureau home page at <http://www.census.gov>, and click on "Broadcast and Photo Services." The direct link to the photo galleries is <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/photos/>.

News releases, reports, statistical tables and radio transcripts are available on the Public Information Office’s Web page at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/>. Questions or comments should be directed to the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at 301-763-3030; or email <pio@census.gov>.
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