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2019 Product Calendar

The U.S. Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product scheduled for release in 2019. These products are listed in the Census Bureau’s online product calendar, ­which is updated as needed throughout the year.

Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee

The Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC) advises the Directors of the Department of Commerce's statistical agencies, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. (Scheduled for release Dec. 13.)

New Updates to

Explore the latest updates to, the primary site to access data from the Census Bureau’s most popular surveys and programs! Join this webinar to see a live demonstration of our latest updates to prepare for the 2018 American Community Survey 5-Year data release. (Tentatively scheduled for December.)

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American Community Survey

Same-Sex Couple Households Table Package

This table package showing household characteristics of opposite-sex and same-sex couples has been updated with statistics from the 2018 American Community Survey. The tables show age of householder and partner, race of householder, interracial couples, labor force participation, educational attainment, presence of children, household income and home ownership. The statistics include the number of same-sex couples, including those reported as spouses and as unmarried partners by sex of the partners. (Scheduled for release Dec. 12.)

American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

The American Community Survey 5-year statistics, based on data collected from 2014 to 2018, cover all geographic areas regardless of size, down to the block-group level. The American Community Survey provides a wide range of important statistics about people and housing for every community in the nation. The survey is the only source of local statistics for most of the 40 topics it covers. It produces statistics for language, education, commuting, employment, mortgage status and rent, as well as income, poverty and health insurance. (Embargoed subscribers can view the statistics beginning Dec. 17; public release, Dec. 19.)


The U.S. Census Bureau will release the 2014-2018 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) and the 2014-2018 variance replicate tables. The PUMS files provide a 5% sample of the U.S. population to users to create their own tabulations. The variance replicate tables allow users to calculate margins of error when aggregating data within a table or between geographies. (Scheduled for release Jan. 30.)

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International Data Base 2019 Update

The U.S. Census Bureau updated demographic information for 23 countries in its International Data Base. Twelve of these countries are in Africa and the rest are in the Americas (5), the Middle East (3), Oceania (2) and Europe (1). (Tentatively scheduled for release in Dec. 10.)

2017 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates

Available for 3,141 counties and 13,197 school districts, these statistics represent the only current, single-year income and poverty statistics available for all counties and school districts. Data are provided on the total number of people, as well as the number of school-age children and children of all ages in poverty. (Scheduled for release Dec. 12.)

National, State and Puerto Rico Population Estimates

The July 1, 2019, population estimates for the nation, states and Puerto Rico, as well as corresponding annual estimates and components of change since the 2010 Census will be available. (Scheduled for release Dec. 30.)

2020 New Year’s Day Population

The Census Bureau will ring in the new year with its annual projection of the nation’s population for Jan. 1, 2020. The release will include birth, death and net international migration rates, as well as a projection of the world population. (Scheduled for release Dec. 31.)

Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to release the report, Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2016. The report includes demographic and income data about custodial parents and details child support income for custodial parents living below the poverty level. (Tentatively scheduled for release in December.)

Population Projections Update

The U.S. Census Bureau will be releasing several new and updated population projection reports that cover projected life expectancy by nativity, projected population by alternative migration scenarios and updated population projections by demographic characteristics. Supplemental data files for the alternative migration scenarios and input data sets for the main projections series are also being e released. For more information on past projection reports, visit <>. (Tentatively scheduled for release in December.)

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Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues: 3rd Quarter 2019

The summary provides quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual states. This report produces three tables: Tables 1 and 2 include income and sales data and Table 3 provides tax collections by state. (Scheduled for release Dec. 17.)

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Facts for Features

National African-American (Black) History Month: February

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. (Tentatively scheduled for release in December.)

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Stats for Stories

Stats for Stories provides links to timely story ideas highlighting the U.S. Census Bureau’s newsworthy statistics that relate to current events, observances, holidays and anniversaries. The story ideas are intended to assist the media in story mining and producing content for their respective audiences.

  • Alabama 200th Anniversary (22nd state): Dec. 14, 2019
  • Bill of Rights Day: Dec. 15, 2019
  • Wright Brothers Day: Dec. 17, 2019
  • National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day (1st Day of Winter): Dec. 21, 2019
  • National Hot Tea Month: January 2020
  • New Year’s Day: Jan. 1, 2020
  • National Milk Day: Jan. 11, 2020
  • National Pharmacist Day: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Popcorn Day: Jan. 19, 2020
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Jan. 20, 2020
  • Spouses Day: Jan. 26, 2020

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Upcoming segments include ‘tis the season in “Consumer Spending” (Dec. 18) and keeping the water supply safe in “Precious Bodily Fluids” (Jan, 1).

The daily features are available at <>. There the menu options allow selection for Profile America, with download options for MP3 and WAV files, or zip files for the entire month (MP3).

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Recently Released
(Released since Nov. 21, 2019)

Census Bureau to Host a Webinar on Release of 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Dec. 3 —The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Dec. 10, 2019, in advance of the Dec. 19 release of the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates. The webinar will show participants how to access the data and compare geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics beginning Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. EST.

Census Bureau Unveils New Data Tools and Apps at Technology Demo Day

Nov. 26 — The U.S. Census Bureau showcased 15 new innovative projects at a technology demonstration day created through a federal initiative called The Opportunity Project (TOP). These new digital products highlight how the Census Bureau is leading open-data innovation across the government to address challenges like investing in the workforce, catalyzing investment in communities and kick starting an innovative economy in places across the country. The resulting products also support the 2020 Census by creatively engaging hard-to-count populations, bridging the digital divide, promoting digital literacy and helping to promote 2020 Census jobs.

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Survey of Market Absorption (SOMA)

Dec. 5 — The Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units (SOMA) released third-quarter 2019 absorption data on apartment and condominium/cooperative units completed in the second quarter of 2019. Data can be accessed via the Table Creator program and will provide absorption data on such information as number of units completed, cost ranges, furnished and unfurnished apartment units, condominium and cooperative units, and regional housing units.

School Enrollment in the United States: 2018

Dec. 3 —These tables provide information by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, family income, type of college, nativity, foreign-born parentage, attendance status (full or part time), type of school (public or private) and vocational course enrollment. They also delve into topics such as nursery school and kindergarten enrollment, the likelihood of being enrolled in a grade appropriate for their age and the percentage of young adults enrolled in college. Historical tables are also provided.

Net Worth of Households: 2016

Oct. 28 — This brief uses the Survey of Income and Program Participation to examine household net worth in 2016 and compare it with net worth in 2013 through 2015. Examples of assets discussed in the brief are home equity, retirement accounts, vehicle equity, stocks and assets at financial institutions.

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LED Webinar: New Updates to Job-to-Job Flows Explorer on Workers Job-Hopping Across Cities

Dec. 4 — The U.S. Census Bureau welcomed Heath Hayward as he presented new capabilities of the U.S. Census’s Bureau Job-to-Job Flows Explorer tool, a web-based analysis and interactive visualization data tool. Updates include tabulations by metro areas, compare worker earnings, rank industries and geographies, and normalize data on the fly, including calculating labor market share.

2018 Service Annual Survey

Nov. 26 — This annual business survey provides national statistics on services activity in the United States. The data tables released provide company revenue, expense, product and related data for most NAICS industries within the services sectors. This includes transportation and warehousing; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; utilities; educational services; professional, scientific and technical services; health care and social assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; information; administrative and support and waste services; accommodation and food services; and other services. These data are used as inputs to the National Income and Product Accounts produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the National Health Expenditures Accounts produced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Industry Productivity Statistics produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Facts for Features

American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November

Nov. 25 — To commemorate American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, the Census Bureau has compiled a list of statistics about the American Indian and Alaska Native population.

Veterans Day: Nov. 11

Nov. 8 — 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, their racial and ethnic background, and the number of veterans who vote.

The 2019 Holiday Season

Oct. 30 —This festive season, or simply the holidays, is a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift-giving, reflection and giving thanks. To commemorate this time of year, the Census Bureau presents the following holiday-related facts and figures from its collection of statistics.

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America Counts: Stories Behind the Numbers

America Counts tells the stories behind the numbers in a new, inviting way. We feature stories on various topics such as families, housing, employment, business, education, the economy, emergency preparedness and population. New stories include:

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Stats for Stories

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Profile America segments include tooling up for school in “Teach the Children” (Nov. 25) and toasting a turnabout in “Prohibition Ends” (Dec. 5). Internet address:

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Learn What Surveys Are Being Conducted in Your Community

See which of our 130-plus annual surveys are being conducted in your community. In a variety of surveys and censuses, evolving from the first census in 1790, the Census Bureau provides official information about America’s people, businesses, industries and institutions. See surveys currently being conducted in each Census Bureau region:

Data Tools

See below for a few of the U.S. Census Bureau’s interactive applications to access statistics from our 130-plus annual surveys. Click here for a complete list.

Job-to-Job Flows Explorer (Beta)

Analyze the Job-to-Job Flows (J2J) data through interactive charts, maps, and tables.

My Tribal Area

Access selected statistics collected for the American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) population from the American Community Survey (ACS).

PSEO Explorer

Visualize the experimental Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) data through interactive bar charts and Sankey diagrams.

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Training Opportunities

Census Bureau Training Opportunities

Webinars are available on a regular basis to help the public access and use U.S. Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, lasting 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use Census Bureau databases and mapping tools and how to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level.

Descriptions for each of the upcoming sessions are available on our Census Academy page. Login details will be provided at least one week before a webinar.

Archived Training Resources

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

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