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Households and Families: 2010 — This 2010 Census brief discusses interracial couples, multigenerational households, household composition by race and other findings on household relationships from the 2010 Census. It contains tables and maps that display state and county level patterns. A set of supplemental tables showing interracial married and unmarried couple households will be released along with the brief. More information about the 2010 Census briefs, including previously released briefs, can be found in the online press kit. (Webinar and release scheduled for April 25.)
2010 Census Summary File 2 National Level and Final States — Provides demographic information from the 2010 Census for up to 331 race and ethnic groups down to the census tract level, adding a new layer of detail to the population and housing topics previously released from the census. The statistics are being released for the remaining states along with a separate file summarizing the information at the national level and will be embargoed. For more information on the release process, visit the Summary File 2 press kit. (All states and the national-level statistics are scheduled for release by April 26.)
The Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population: 2010 — This 2010 Census brief provides a portrait of the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population in the United States and discusses its distribution from the national level down to regions, states and counties. The report discusses the size and growth of the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population and provides analysis of the largest detailed Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander groups. The brief contains tables and figures (including maps) that display regional, state and county patterns. More information about the 2010 Census briefs, including previously released briefs, can be found in the online press kit. (Scheduled for release in May.)
State-Level Maps and Graphs on Voting — This is a menu-driven, interactive Web page with graphs showing percentages of adults by states who voted and registered in congressional and presidential elections between 1996 and 2010. In addition to voting and registration trends, there are graphs showing voting and registration by age, sex, educational attainment, and race and Hispanic origin. Some analysis is provided as well, as are thematic maps of states showing percent voting during each election. The statistics come from the Current Population Survey. (Tentatively scheduled for release late April.)
Shades of Gray: A Cross-Country Study of Health and Well-Being of the Older Populations in SAGE Counties: 2007-2010 — Examines the health status and access to health care among people 50 and older in six low- to middle-income countries that participated in the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia and South Africa). Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging, this is the first-ever Census Bureau report to use data from this survey. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 14.)
Estimates of National, State and County Population by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: July 1, 2011 — Is the nation getting younger or older? Which states and counties have the oldest residents? Which states and counties have more men than women? How rapidly is the minority population growing nationally and in each state and county? Or is it growing at all? National-, state-, and county-level population estimates cross-tabulated by these demographic characteristics provide the answers. These are the first such population estimates the Census Bureau has published since the release of the official 2010 Census counts. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 15.)
2010 Annual Survey of Public-Employee Retirement Systems — These tables provide revenues, expenditures, financial assets and membership information for public employee retirement systems. Statistics are shown for individual retirement systems at the national, state and local government level. This survey provides current statistics about investment decisions by state and local government retirement systems, which are among the largest types of institutional investors in U.S. financial markets. (Tentatively scheduled for release in April.)
Economic Indicators — The Census Bureau releases statistics that provide monthly, quarterly and yearly updates on key measures of the nation's economic condition. Upcoming releases include new residential sales, advance report on durable goods manufacturers' shipment and construction. For the latest releases and schedule, go to <http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/briefroom/BriefRm>.
Father's Day — The Census Bureau honors “dear old dad” with a collection of statistical information from its demographic and economic subject areas pertaining to Father's Day, from stay-at-home dads to time spent with their children. (Scheduled for release in April.)
2012 Hurricane Season — The north Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and lasts through November. The Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts. This edition of Facts for Features highlights the number of people living in areas that could be most affected by these dramatic acts of nature. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)
Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for April and May — Upcoming segments include an ill wind in “Greatest Tornado Disaster” (April 28) and going the distance in “Odometer” (May 1).
The daily features are available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>, with download options for MP3 (including podcast subscription) and WAV or zip files for the entire month (MP3).
(Released since April 6, 2012)
Historical Migration of the Young, Single, and College Educated: 1965 to 2000 — April 13 — Analyzes the growth of this group and compares their migration destinations with those of other segments of this age group and with the general population. Specifically examines decennial census results from 1970 to 2000 to determine how likely this group was to have changed residences in the five years preceding each census. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/education/cb12-tps15.html>.
State Government Tax Collections: 2011 — April 17 — The Census Bureau reissued this release to correct a calculation error that overstated California's sale tax. The earlier version was released April 12. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/governments/cb12-62.html>.
Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for April — Profile America segments included all it's cracked up to be in “Egg Salad Week” (April 9) and a celebration of service in “National Volunteer Week” (April 18). Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>.