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Upcoming

2020 Product Calendar

The U.S. Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product scheduled for release in 2020. These products are listed in the Census Bureau’s online product calendar, which is updated as needed throughout the year.

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2020 Census

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

The U.S. Census Bureau released the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay between April 26 - May 2, 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 12.)

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

The U.S. Census Bureau released the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay between May 3-9, 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 19.)

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

The U.S. Census Bureau released the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay between May 10-16, 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 26.)

Census Bureau Adjusts 2020 Census Communications Campaign Due to COVID-19

The U.S. Census Bureau has adapted its communications and outreach strategies to motivate households to respond to the 2020 Census while they are at home and practicing social distancing. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

Free Resources to Keep Kids Learning Amid COVID-19 School Closures

The U.S. Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools program will be releasing a new parent toolkit which will include valuable resources for parents and guardians to use at home with students. The parent toolkit includes a variety of resources and activities for every grade level, from pre-K through 12th grade. Resources are designed to teach students about their community and their country through statistics. (Tentatively scheduled for release in May.)

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

The U.S. Census Bureau released the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay between May 17-23, 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Tentatively scheduled for release June 2.)

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Demographic

Household Pulse Survey

The experimental Household Pulse Survey is the result of an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to document temporal trends in how individuals are experiencing business curtailment and closures, stay-at-home orders, school closures, changes in the availability of consumer goods and consumer patterns, and other abrupt and significant changes to American life. Census expects to produce and disseminate data on a weekly basis. The sample is designed to produce estimates for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as for the 15 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas. Initial results are scheduled for release the week of May 18, 2020.

Are U.S. Homes Ready for an Aging Population Report

This report uses data from the American Housing Survey and provides the estimates of housing units in the country that had aging-accessible features, such as handrails or grab bars in the bathroom. The report also examines difficulties using certain elements of the home, such as how many households had older adults who had trouble climbing stairs or using the shower or bath tub, as well as studies older adults’ unmet needs in housing, where they had difficulty in performing a specific task in the home but their home lacked a feature that would help. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 19)

Subcounty Population Estimates: July 1, 2019

Internet tables showing annual population estimates of the nation’s incorporated places and minor civil divisions — cities, towns, townships, villages and boroughs — since the 2010 Census and up to July 1, 2019, as well as rankings based on population growth. (Embargoed 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 19, for public release at 12:01 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 21.)

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: 2017. 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 May 28.)

Census Bureau Releases New Technical Notes on Select Topics in International Censuses

The U.S. Census Bureau is releasing a series of technical notes on Select Topics in International Censuses. Each note highlights a new subject, method or operation relevant to census planners in middle- to low-income countries. New topics include Classification and Delineation of Urban Areas in a Census and Coding Write-In Responses in a Census. (Tentatively scheduled for release in June.)

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Economic

Annual Survey of School System Finances: 2018

These tables provide a detailed look at how public elementary and secondary school systems are funded and how those funds are spent on education and services for our nation’s children. The statistics, released annually, provide information on revenues, expenditures, debt and assets of our public school systems. The tables include per-pupil spending and detailed spending on instruction, support services, special education, school lunches, transportation and salaries. (Scheduled for release May 11.)

Small Business Pulse Survey

The experimental Small Business Pulse Survey is one of two new Census surveys aimed at gauging the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses with between 1-499 employees and at least $1,000 in annual revenue. The survey includes questions on topics such as location closings, changes in employment, disruptions in the supply chain, the use of federal assistance programs, and expectations concerning future operations. Each week, over 100,000 small businesses will receive the Small Business Pulse Survey and will be asked to respond within one week. Over the course of nine weeks, nearly one million small businesses will receive an invitation to participate. Initial results are scheduled for release May 14, 2020.

2018 Annual Business Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau will release the first detailed data tables from the 2018 Annual Business Survey (ABS) covering reference year 2017. Data will include estimates on the number of firms, receipts, payroll, and employment by sex, ethnicity, race and veteran status. Tables show data on various owner and business characteristics at the national, state, MSA, county, and economic place geographic levels. Previously, first-look estimates were published via an infographic, available at census.gov. The ABS is conducted jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation. Additional data on research and development and innovation will be released by NCSES in the coming month. (Tentatively scheduled for release May 19.)

LED 2020 Webinar Series: “Statistics of Army Veterans Transitioning into the Civilian Labor Market”

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) welcomes Erika McEntarfer as she presents, “Statistics of Army Veterans Transitioning into the Civilian Labor Market.” (Scheduled for release May 20.)

Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units (SOMA)

The U.S. Census Bureau will be releasing it’s SOMA quarterly data on privately financed, nonsubsidized, unfurnished units in buildings with five or more units for those units constructed in the fourth quarter of 2019, and absorbed (Rented/Sold) in the first quarter of 2020. (Scheduled for release  May 21.)

2018 Nonemployer Statistics

This annual series provides subnational economic data for businesses that have no paid employees and are subject to federal income tax. The data consist of the number of businesses and total receipts by industry. (Scheduled for release May 21.)

2018 E-Stats Report

This report summarizes 2018 e-commerce statistics on shipments, sales and revenue from four sectors of the economy: manufacturing, wholesale, services and retail. These statistics are available for the nation from 1998. (Scheduled for release May 21.)

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Education Statistics

Census Bureau’s subject matter experts will provide practical ways to use our education data from business and demographic programs. You will learn about data on public and private education to include educational attainment to where workers of this sector work and live. The webinar includes a segment on available resources and data tools with the opportunity for Q&A. (Scheduled for release May 27.)

Characteristics of New Housing: 2019

Using data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction, which is jointly funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, this report provides annual statistics on the characteristics of new privately owned residential structures by census region. The report includes characteristics such as the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the location of the laundry, presence of homeowner’s association, the buyer’s source of financing, and the structure’s square footage. (Scheduled for release June 1.)

Annual Survey of Public Pensions: 2019

The Annual Survey of Public Pensions provides a comprehensive look at the financial activity of the nation’s state and locally administered defined benefit pension systems, including cash and investment holdings, receipts, payments, pension obligations and membership information. Statistics are available at the national level and for individual states. State and Locally Administered Defined Benefits data will also be released. (Tentatively scheduled for release late May/early June.)

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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.

  • Europe Day: May 9, 2020
  • National Police Week: May 10-16, 2020
  • Armed Forces Day: May 16, 2020
  • National Waitstaff Day: May 21, 2020
  • Memorial Day: May 25, 2020
  • Hamburger Day: May 28, 2020
  • Rhode Island 230th Anniversary of Statehood (1790): May 29, 2020
  • American Housing Month: June 2020
  • Great Outdoors Month: June 2020
  • LGBT Pride Month: June 2020
  • National Caribbean-American Month: June 2020
  • National Dairy Month: June 2020
  • National Ocean Month: June 2020
  • Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30, 2020
  • Cheese Day: June 4, 2020
  • National Doughnut Day: June 5, 2020
  • Multiracial Heritage Week: June 7-14, 2020
  • Day of Portugal: June 10, 2020
  • National Nursing Assistants Day & Week: June 18 & 18-24, 2020
  • Father’s Day: June 21, 2020
  • Summer 2020: June 20 – September 22, 2020

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Multimedia

Radio

Upcoming segments include pedaling the benefits in “National Bike Month” (May 12) and adoring vacuum in “Dust Busting” (June 8).

The daily features are available at <www.census.gov/library/audio/profile-america.html>. 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 April 24, 2020)

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2020 Census

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

May 5 — The U.S. Census Bureau released the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay between April 19-25, 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Census Bureau to Resume Some 2020 Census Field Operations

May 4 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, has begun a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in select geographic areas this week. Updates on the operations resuming by location are available at 2020census.gov. This webpage will be updated weekly as 2020 Census operations resume across the United States.

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

April 28 — The U.S. Census Bureau released the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay between April 12-18, 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Census Bureau Sends Reminder Postcard to Households Who Have Not Responded

April 27 — The Census Bureau started mailing reminder postcards to households that have yet to respond to the 2020 Census starting April 27.

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Demographic

Annual Current Population Table Package: 2019

April 29 — The U.S. Census Bureau released new tables from the 2019 Current Population Survey. These tables include detailed social and economic statistics by sex for the Hispanic, black, Asian, older and foreign-born populations. The foreign-born table package highlights characteristics of the foreign-born population by world region of birth and generation.

Housing Vacancies and Homeownership: First Quarter 2020

April 28 — The Housing Vacancies and Homeownership statistics provide current information on rental and homeowner vacancy rates and characteristics of units available for occupancy. These data are used extensively by public and private sector organizations to evaluate the need for new housing programs and initiatives. In addition, the rental vacancy rate is a component of the index of leading economic indicators and used by the federal government and economic forecasters to gauge the current economic climate. Rental and homeowner vacancy rates and homeownership rates are available for the United States, regions, states and the 75 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Data for all geographies are available both quarterly and annually.

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Economic

Veteran Employment Outcomes

May 5 — The U.S. Census Bureau released new experimental statistics on Army veterans’ outcomes in the civilian labor market. Veteran Employment Outcomes (VEO) provide annual earnings for veterans by military occupation, civilian industry, and veteran characteristics – one, five, and 10 years after leaving service. These data show a broad distribution of labor market outcomes for recent veterans, highlighting the role of industry, military occupation, and rank in determining post-military earnings.

Annual Building Permits

May 1 — Final 2019 Annual estimates of housing units authorized by building permits for the U.S. and by Census Region, Census Division, state, metropolitan area, county, and permit-issuing place are available at <www.census.gov/construction/bps/>.

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Finance Statistics

April 28 — Census Bureau’s subject matter experts provided practical ways to use our finance data from business and demographic programs. You will learn the distinctions within the sector, how classification can impact the data and characteristics of those employed in the finance industry. The webinar includes a segment on available resources and data tools with the opportunity for Q&A.

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Facts for Features

Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2020

April 30 — The month-long observance of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders started more than 25 years ago. We celebrate their growing contributions to our nation with a host of statistical information on this group. Statistics are included for the Asian as well as the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander populations covering demographics and businesses.

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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

Stats for Stories provides links to timely story ideas highlighting the 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.

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Multimedia

Radio

Profile America segments include taking charge in “A Higher Power” (April 25) and a noble calling in “Caregiving” (May 6). Internet address: <www.census.gov/library/audio/profile-america.html>.

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Resources

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.

Current Population Survey (CPS) Table Creator

The CPS Table Creator gives you the ability to create customized tables from the Current Population Survey's Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC).

Job-to-Job Flows Explorer (Beta)

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

USA Trade Online

USA Trade Online is a free and dynamic online tool, where users can access current and historical U.S. export and import data.

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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 find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level.

Descriptions for each of the upcoming sessions is 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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