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Upcoming

2015 Product Calendar

The Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product expected to be released in 2015. The products are listed in the Census Bureau’s online product calendar, which will be updated as needed throughout the year.

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Demographic

America’s Families and Living Arrangements

The 2014 families and living arrangements table package provides statistics on families, children, unmarried and married couples, and nonfamily households. These statistics come from the Current Population Survey’s Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The Current Population Survey has been conducted for more than 60 years. (Scheduled for release Jan. 28.)

Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 to 2060

This report provides analysis of the projections of the U.S. resident population released in December 2014 as a set of detailed tables. The projections were provided by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin and nativity annually over this time period. These are the second series of projections to be published based on the 2010 Census (updating projections released in 2012). (Tentatively scheduled for release in February.)

Young Adult Migration: 2007-2009 and 2010-2012

This report looks at the demographic and socio-economic status of young adult migrants, ages 18 to 34, during the recession and postrecession periods. The report uses 2007-2009 and 2010-2012 American Community Survey statistics. (Tentatively scheduled for release in February.)

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Economic

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Construction

These are more in a series of national-level data files on the construction sector of the U.S. economy. Drywall and insulation contractors; highway, street and bridge construction; and masonry contractors are some of the industries included in this release. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, number of employees and annual payroll for these industries. (Tentatively scheduled for release Jan. 27.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Mining, Quarrying and Oil and Gas Extraction

These are more in a series of national-level data files on the mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction sector of the U.S. economy. It will include new statistics on several industries, including anthracite, bituminous coal and lignite surface mining and crude petroleum and natural gas extraction. The files provide number of establishments, employees and annual payroll. (Tentatively scheduled for release Jan. 27.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Wholesale Trade

These are more in a series of national-level data files on wholesale trade sector of the U.S. economy, and will include new data on lumber and other construction materials. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, sales, annual payroll and other data items for this industry. (Tentatively scheduled for release Jan. 30.)

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series: Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

This is a series of national-, state-, county-, place-, and metro area-level data files on the real estate and rental and leasing sector. These include statistics for real estate, rental and leasing services and lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works). The files provide data on the number of establishments, receipts or revenue, payroll, number of employees and other data items by industry. These are for Colorado and Hawaii. (Tentatively scheduled for release Jan. 30.)

The 2012 Statistics of U.S. Businesses Employment and Payroll Summary Report

A new report presenting industry and geography highlights from the statistics of U.S. Businesses program.  These data allow comparisons between business establishments that do similar work but are part of different-sized enterprises.  (Tentatively scheduled for release late January.)

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series: Manufacturing

The first of the 2012 Geographic Area Series, which is unique in that it provides economic census statistics for local areas. This release consists of a series of national-, state-, county-, place-, and metro area-level data files on the manufacturing sector. These include statistics for industries such as food, apparel, wood product, paper, primary metal and machinery manufacturing and others. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, receipts or revenue, payroll, number of employees and other data items by industry. Statistics are provided for all states and the District of Columbia. (Tentatively scheduled for release in late January.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Construction

These are more in a series of national-level data files on the construction sector of the U.S. economy. Commercial and institutional building construction; new housing operative builders; and residential remodelers  are some of the industries included in this release. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, number of employees and annual payroll for these industries. (Tentatively scheduled for release Feb. 3.)

2014 Annual Survey of Public Pensions - Survey of Public Pensions: State-Administered Defined Benefit Data

The data provides a comprehensive look at the financial activity of the nation's state-administered defined benefit pension systems, including cash and investment holdings, receipts, payments, pension obligations and membership information. Statistics are shown at the national level and for individual states. (Scheduled for release February 3.)

2013 Annual Capital Expenditures Survey

These data, based on the 2012 North American Industry Classification System, estimate business spending in 2013 for new and used structures and equipment at the sector level, as well as for three-digit and selected four-digit industries. The statistics provide a relevant, timely and accurate measure of current business conditions. These statistics are an important input for federal agencies constructing composite national economic measures, such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ estimates of private-fixed investments, a major component of gross domestic product; the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ estimates of capital stocks for productivity analysis; and the Federal Reserve Board’s Flow of Funds accounts. (Tentatively scheduled for release Feb. 5.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Information

These are more in a series of national-level data files on the information sector of the U.S. economy and will include new statistics on motion picture and video industries. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, values of sales and annual payroll. (Tentatively scheduled for release Feb. 6.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Wholesale Trade

These are more in a series of national-level data files on wholesale trade sector of the U.S. economy and will include new data on electrical, hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies and electronic markets, agents and brokers. The files provide data on the number of establishments, sales, annual payroll and other data items for this industry. (Tentatively scheduled for release Feb. 13.)

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series: Wholesale Trade

This is a series of national-, state-, county-, place-, and metro area-level data files on the wholesale trade sector. These include data for merchant wholesalers of durable and nondurable goods and wholesale electronic markets, agents and brokers. The files provide data on the number of establishments, receipts or revenue, payroll, number of employees and other data items by industry. These data are for the state of Colorado only. (Tentatively scheduled for release Feb. 13.)

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series: Accommodation and Food Services

This is a series of national-, state-, county-, place-, and metro area-level data files on the accommodation and food services sector.  These include data for traveler accommodation, rooming and boarding houses, full-service restaurants, drinking places. The files provide data on the number of establishments, receipts or revenue, payroll, number of employees and other data items by industry. These data are for the state of Colorado only. (Tentatively scheduled for release Feb. 13.)

2013 Annual Survey of State Government Finances

State Government Finances provides a comprehensive summary of annual survey findings for state governments. The tables and data files present revenue, by source of revenue;  expenditure, by object and function of expenditure; indebtedness, by long-term or short-term debt; and asset, by purpose and type of asset. (Scheduled for release in February.)

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series

Beginning in January and continuing on a flow basis through September 2015, this series provides detailed industry statistics by geographic area for establishments of firms with paid employees. Statistics are shown on the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) basis. These supersede the statistics shown in the Industry Series and may be superseded by statistics shown in later publication series for selected sectors. See <www.census.gov/programs-surveys/economic-census/about/release-schedules.html> for more information.

2012 Economic Census Industry Series

Continuing on a flow basis through February 2015, this series contains national-level statistics from the twice-a-decade economic census for specific industries on the number of employees and establishments, payroll and total revenues. It also includes detailed statistics on the product lines sold or services provided by businesses. For a listing of industries for which statistics have been released over the last two weeks, see <business.census.gov>.

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Facts for Features

Valentine’s Day: Feb. 14

To celebrate this holiday, the Census Bureau highlights a range of information including statistics on chocolates, flowers, jewelry and marriage. (Scheduled for release in January.)

Women’s History Month

In commemoration of this annual observance highlighting and celebrating the varied and historic accomplishments of women, this edition provides statistical information on topics such as earnings, education, business ownership, voting, occupations, military service and marriage. (Scheduled for release in January.)

Irish-American Heritage Month (March) and St. Patrick’s Day (March 17)

You may not find a pot of gold at the end of this edition of Facts for Features, but you will find it useful and informative nonetheless. It is filled with statistical information from the Census Bureau’s demographic and economic subject areas on the nation’s Irish-American population and other facets of this celebration of all things Irish. (Scheduled for release in January.)

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Training Opportunities

Census Bureau Offers Training Opportunities

Webinars are available to help the public access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, lasting 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use census databases and mapping tools and how to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level. They also provide quick links for answers to frequently asked questions about accessing statistics.

Descriptions for each of the upcoming sessions are available on our educational resources page No registration is needed to join the webinar. Login details will be provided one week before a webinar.

Archived Training Resources

Visit the Census Bureau’s Training Resources Library for free, previously recorded trainings that are available for use at your convenience. The library includes presentations, recorded webinars, tutorials and other helpful materials.

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Multimedia

Radio
Profile America for January and February

Profile America segments include adjusting the volumes in “First Librarian of Congress” (Jan. 30) and the heart’s content in “Valentine’s and Weddings” (Feb. 14).

The daily features are available at <www.census.gov/library/audio/profile-america.html>, with download options for MP3 (including podcast subscription) and WAV or zip files for the entire month (MP3).

Apps
Challenge Your Knowledge of State Statistics with Census PoP Quiz

This mobile app from the Census Bureau challenges a user’s knowledge of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Census PoP Quiz is available for download to Android and Apple devices. Internet address: <www.census.gov/mobile/>.

Find Your Ideal Place with the Census Bureau’s dwellr App

A Census Bureau mobile app named “dwellr” can help people on the go access key demographic, socio-economic and housing statistics for thousands of places across the nation. Users can also learn more about where they are by a simple tap of the screen that reveals educational levels, housing values and total population drawn from the American Community Survey. Internet address: <www.census.gov/mobile/>.

Stay Connected with the Census Bureau’s America’s Economy 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 Apple and Android phones and tablets. The app provides real-time updates for 20 key economic indicators from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis. Internet address: <www.census.gov/mobile/economy/>.

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Recently Released

(Released since Jan. 9, 2015)

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Demographic

Release of 2014 U.S. and State Population Estimates on American FactFinder and Monthly Population Estimates to Jan. 1, 2015

Jan. 22 — July 1, 2014, population estimates were released for the nation, states and Puerto Rico on American FactFinder. The annual estimates include components of change (births, deaths and net migration) in the previous year and since the April 1, 2010, census. The estimates were originally released on Dec. 23, 2014, on the Population and Housing Unit Estimates website (www.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest.html). In addition, new monthly estimates were released for the nation for the period April 1, 2010, to Jan. 1, 2015. These monthly estimates are for the resident population, resident population plus armed forces overseas, civilian population, civilian noninstitutionalized population and household population. Internet address: <www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-tps05.html>.

Educational Attainment in the United States: 2014

Jan. 20 — This table package provides Current Population Survey statistics on academic achievement by demographic characteristics, such as age, sex and Hispanic origin. It also includes detailed information on years of school completed, showing how many years of education adults have completed for each level of attainment. A variety of historical time series tables going back to 1940 are also provided, as are graphs illustrating historical data. Internet address: <www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-tps03.html>.

2014 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement Research Files

Jan. 13 — The 2014 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement included redesigned questions for income and health insurance coverage. All of the approximately 98,000 addresses in the survey were eligible to receive the redesigned set of health insurance coverage questions. The redesigned income questions were implemented to a subsample of these 98,000 addresses using a probability split panel design.

Included in these files:

  • Public use microdata files for the approximately 30,000 addresses  that received the redesigned income questions. Approximately 68,000 addresses were eligible to receive a set of income questions similar to those used in the 2013 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement, and the remaining 30,000 addresses were eligible to receive the redesigned income questions. The sample source for these data files is the portion of the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement sample, which received the redesigned income questions, approximately 30,000 addresses.

  • Public use microdata file with estimates of current health insurance coverage for the approximately 30,000 households eligible to receive the redesigned income questions.  A public use file with the current health insurance coverage variables for the approximately 68,000 addresses eligible to receive the traditional income questions was released in September 2014.

  • 2014 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement Replicate Weights – Full Sample and 30,000 addresses eligible to receive the redesigned income questions. The files contain the replicate weights and match keys required to merge the replicate weight files to the public use survey data files. A document providing the data user with instructions on how to create the replicate weight estimates and how to use these estimates to calculate variances is available at <thedataweb.rm.census.gov/ftp/cps_ftp.html#cpsmarch>.

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Economic

2012 Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Jan. 23 — This first release of 2012 Statistics of U.S. Businesses data include single-year estimates of the number of firms, number of establishments, employment, and annual payroll. Data are presented by geographic area, industry, and enterprise employment size.  View the tables at www.census.gov/programs-surveys/susb.html

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Facts for Features

Super Bowl XLIX: Feb. 1

Jan. 22 — The NFL’s championship game will be played in Glendale, Ariz., for the second time and the third time in the Phoenix metropolitan area. To commemorate this event, the Census Bureau presents a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the metro areas represented by the two participating teams — the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Internet address: <www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2015/cb15-ff02.html>.

Black History Month: February

Jan. 21 — To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, the Census Bureau presents a collection of demographic and economic statistics about the black community. Internet address: <www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2015/cb15-ff01.html>.

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Multimedia

Radio
Profile America for January

Profile America segments included the bottom of the order in “Designated Hitter” (Jan. 11) and testing its metal in “Canned Beer” (Jan. 23). Internet address: <www.census.gov/library/audio/profile-america.html>

Blogs

The Census Bureau maintains four blogs to keep people up-to-date on how we measure America’s people, places and economy. View them here: <www.census.gov/about/contact-us/social_media.html>.

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News releases, reports, statistical tables and radio transcripts are available on the Public Information Office’s Web page at <www.census.gov/newsroom.html>. 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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