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Oct. 19, 2012 TP12-21

Upcoming

2010 Census

Summary Population and Housing Characteristics Reports (CPH-1) — This report series contains tables on age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, households, families, housing tenure and occupancy, population density and area measurements. The lowest level of geography is the place level. There is a report produced for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the United States. The reports are being released on a state-by-state basis. Reports have been released for several states so far and can be found at <http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/index.html>.

Population and Housing Unit Counts Reports (CPH-2) — This report series contains tables providing population and housing unit counts from the 2010 Census and selected historical censuses. Some tables also include area measurements and density. The lowest level of geography is the place level. There is a report produced for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the nation. The reports are being released on a state-by-state basis. Reports have been released for several states so far and can be found at <http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/index.html>.

American Community Survey

2009-2011 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates — The U.S. Census Bureau will release findings from the 2009-2011 American Community Survey. The survey is the only source of annual, local estimates for a wide range of important social and economic characteristics for all communities in the country. The estimates are available in detailed tables for the nation, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, every congressional district, every metropolitan area and all counties and places with populations of 20,000 or more. (News release embargoed Oct. 23 for public release Oct. 25.)

American Community Survey Brief: Multigenerational Households: 2009-2011 — Provides information by state on three types of multigenerational households, by race or Hispanic origin of the householder and examines multigenerational households as a percentage of family households by county. (News release embargoed Oct. 23 for public release Oct. 25.)

American Community Survey Brief: Marital Events for Selected Group Quarter Populations: 2009-2011 — This brief looks at marriage, divorce and widowhood in the past 12 months in selected group quarters populations such as military quarters, adult correctional facilities and nursing facilities. (News release embargoed Oct. 23 for public release Oct. 25.)

Demographic

America's Families and Living Arrangements: 2011 — The tables provide information on the characteristics of families and households at the national level and reports on the proportion of married couples with both spouses in the labor force. (Scheduled for release Nov. 15)

Economic

2011 Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State- and Locally-Administered Defined Benefit Data — 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. (Scheduled for release on Nov. 8.)

Broadcast/Photo/Multimedia/Television

Audio

Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for October — Upcoming segments include a grate celebration in “Cheese Month” (Oct. 7) and falling back in “Daylight Saving Time Ends” (Nov. 4).

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).

Recently Released

(Released since Oct. 5, 2012)

American Community Survey

American Community Survey Brief: The Foreign-Born From Asia: 2011 — Oct. 16 — This brief discusses statistics about the foreign-born from Asia in the United States including the size, place of birth, citizenship status, educational attainment and geographic distribution. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/cb12-198.html>.

American Community Survey Brief: Field of Degree and Earnings by Selected Employment Characteristics: 2011 — Oct. 10 — Explores the relationship between how far one goes in school and how much money one might make over the course of a career. It goes into further detail for people whose highest degree is a bachelor's by investigating how college major and occupation impact these work-life earnings. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/acsbr11-04.pdf>.

American Community Survey Brief: American Community Survey Brief: Work-Life Earnings by Field of Degree and Occupation for People With a Bachelor's Degree: 2011 — Oct. 10 — Explores the relationship between how far one goes in school and how much money one might make over the course of a career. It goes into further detail for people whose highest degree is a bachelor's by investigating how college major and occupation impact these work-life earnings. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/acsbr11-04.pdf>.

Demographic

Quarterly Income and Earnings Estimates from the 2008 SIPP Panel - 2010 Annual Income and Earnings Estimates — Oct. 15 — This set of tables gives annual 2010 income and earnings estimates at the national level broken down by selected demographic characteristics. This is the second release of annual income and earnings from the 2008 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). Income and earnings estimates are provided by gender, age, marital status, race and level of educational attainment. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/sipp/tables/quarterly-est.html>.

Infographic: Educational Path of our Nation — Oct. 11 — Look at a plethora of educational trends, answering the question "How do we know about our nation's educational path?" This new infographic provides a "then and now" comparison between 1970 and 2010 of enrollment data from the Current Population Survey and American Community Survey, information on the outcomes of education (such as earnings by attainment level) and public school system spending statistics, from the annual Public Education Finances data set. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/miscellaneous/cb12-tps68.html>.

Infographic: Pathways After A Bachelor's Degree — Oct. 10 — This new infographic examines more than a dozen different bachelor's degree majors and for each one, looks at the estimated work-life earnings at each level of education from a bachelor's forward, as well as work-life earnings among selected occupations for both those who hold a bachelor's only, and those who continue on to an advanced degree. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/hhes/socdemo/education/data/acs/infographics/index.html>.

School Enrollment in the United States: 2011 — Oct. 9 — Annual, national-level statistics on the characteristics of students, from nursery to graduate school. The tables provide information by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, family income, type of college, employment status, nativity, foreign-born parentage, attendance status (full or part time), control of school (public or private), and vocational course enrollment. Included, for the first time, is a series of charts illustrating trends in enrollment from 1947 to present. The statistics are produced from the October School Enrollment Supplement to the Current Population Survey. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/education/cb12-tps57.html>.

2000-2010 Intercensal Population and Housing Unit Estimates — Oct. 9 — This is the second release of the intercensal estimates, originally released in September 2011. The intercensal estimates differ from the postcensal estimates released last decade by the Population Estimates Program in that the intercensal estimates reflect the results of the 2010 Census, providing a consistent time series of population and housing unit estimates from 2000 to 2010. In this second release, intercensal estimates of the resident population of cities and towns and intercensal estimates of housing units are made available for the first time. Intercensal resident population estimates for Puerto Rico are provided by additional demographic detail relative to the first release. This release also updates the original set of state and county intercensal estimates of the resident population by demographic characteristics with files that reflect a methodological improvement (detailed in the revised methodology). Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/popest/data/intercensal/index.html>.

Facts for Features

Veterans Day: Nov. 11 — Oct. 11 — In honor of our nation's veterans and this federal holiday, the Census Bureau is releasing a wide array of statistics focusing on the veterans in the country. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb12-ff21.html>.

Broadcast/Photo/Multimedia/Television

Audio

Profile America and Al Día (Spanish) for October — Profile America segments included Entertaining aloft in “Airline Movies” (Oct. 7) and getting physical in “1st Gym Instructors” (Oct. 16). Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/>.

“America By the Numbers” on C-SPAN's “Washington Journal” — Tune in each Friday morning to C-SPAN's "America By the Numbers" for insight into key official statistics from the Census Bureau and other statistical agencies. Poverty, childbearing, education, health, the economy - topics discussed focus on the key issues of the day. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/>.

Stay Connected to the Economy with Census Bureau Mobile App — Every week the Department of Commerce releases key Census Bureau economic indicators. Get the latest business news on the go as it is released through the Census Bureau's free, easy-to-use mobile app, "America's Economy," available for download for both iPhones, iPads and Android devices. The app provides real-time updates for 16 key economic indicators from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis. <http://www.census.gov/mobile/>.

“Wages and Benefits” — Oct. 19 — To find out more about the wages and benefits Americans receive from their employers, tune in to “America by the Numbers” on C-SPAN's Washington Journal on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at approximately 9 a.m. EDT. William Wiatrowski, Associate Commissioner for Compensation and Working Conditions at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, discusses the compilation of data on compensation, which are the wages and benefits that working Americans receive from their employer. Each Friday, C-SPAN's “America by the Numbers” segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/>.

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>.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014