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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 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.)

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.)

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 24-30 2020. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Tentatively scheduled for release June 9.)

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Demographic

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

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.)

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Economic Geography

Census Bureau’s subject matter experts will provide information on varying economic geographies. You will learn how to use economic geography to do a trend analysis, how to find unique characteristics of changes over time and how it may affect your data. Discover how economic geographies compare to demographic ones. The webinar includes a segment on available resources and data tools with the opportunity for Q&A. (Scheduled for release June 16.)

2019 Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll

These statistics provide a comprehensive look at the employment of the nation’s state and local governments. The survey provides state and local government data on full- and part-time employment, full-time equivalent employment, and payroll statistics by governmental function. Public employment and payroll data are used by federal, state and local governments and educational and research organizations for a variety of activities such as the development of the government component of the gross domestic product and for comparative studies. More detailed information and tables can be found at <www.census.gov/programs-surveys/apes/about.html>. (Tentatively scheduled for release in June.)

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.

  • 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
  • Summer 2020: June 20 – September 22, 2020
  • Father’s Day: June 21, 2020

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Multimedia

Radio

Upcoming segments include ground for satisfaction in “National Hamburger Day” (May 28) and batter up in “National Doughnut Day” (June 5).

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 May 8, 2020)

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2020 Census

Census Bureau to Resume Some 2020 Census Field Operations in Additional Locations

May 22 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in 10 additional states the week of May 25. With the addition of these area census offices resuming operations, 90% of the nation’s update leave workload will have resumed.

U.S. Census Bureau to Resume Field Data Collection in the Island Areas

May 22 — The U.S. Census Bureau is reopening offices in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands in preparation for resuming operations for the 2020 Island Areas Censuses. Island Areas census workers are set to resume contacting every household or living quarters to conduct an in-person interview around June 1.

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

May 19 — 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.

Census Bureau Statement on 2020 Operations on Tribal Lands and Reservations

May 15 — The U.S. Census Bureau is committed to a complete and accurate count of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) populations, wherever they live. The AIAN population is diverse and geographically dispersed across the country. While most do not live on designated tribal lands or reservations, those who do are among groups historically undercounted in the census. For years, the Census Bureau has been working closely with tribal governments to change this – and make sure everyone counts in the 2020 Census.

Census Bureau to Restart Field Operations in Puerto Rico

May 15 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in close coordination with the Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico, will resume dropping off 2020 Census invitation packets at homes beginning May 22. Census Bureau employees will follow all lockdown and curfew measures outlined by Puerto Rico Executive Order 2020-038.

Census Bureau to Resume Some 2020 Census Field Operations in Additional Locations

May 15 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in 11 additional states and Puerto Rico the week of May 18.

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Update to COVID-19 Interactive Data Hub

May 15 —The Census Bureau has released an updated version of the interactive data hub on its COVID-19 resource page. The resource page is designed to help federal agencies, businesses and communities make decisions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Census Bureau Celebrates Class of 2020

May 13 — The U.S. Census Bureau has released a new web page highlighting the importance of counting college students and recent graduates in the 2020 Census as they begin the next chapter of their lives. The web page 2020census.gov/grads shows how census data can affect graduates’ futures, from continuing education to determining where they want to live and work.

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

May 12 — 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.

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

May 12 — 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.

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Demographic

Subcounty Population Estimates: July 1, 2019

May 21 — Internet tables show 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. Spanish

Household Pulse Survey

May 20 — 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. The 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 were released the week of May 18, 2020.

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

May 19 — 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.

2019 Cartographic Boundary Files

May 7 — The U.S. Census Bureau released 2019 cartographic boundary files that contain generalized representations of the boundaries of selected geographies from the U.S. Census Bureau’s MAF/TIGER spatial database. These simplified shapes improve the appearance of geographic areas at small scales both onscreen and on paper and are intended for use in small- scale thematic mapping. National downloads are available for every geography type. Visit TIGER Data Products Guide for more information. All mapping files include geographic entity codes to link to Census Bureau demographic data available on data.census.gov. This file post supports mapping demographic and socioeconomic data released for the 2019 data year.

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Economic

Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units (SOMA)

May 21 — The U.S. Census Bureau will be releasing its 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.

2018 Nonemployer Statistics

May 21 —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.

2018 E-Stats Report

May 21 — 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.

2018 Annual Business Survey

May 19 — 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.

Small Business Pulse Survey

May 14 — 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 one and 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 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 were released May 14, 2020.

Annual Survey of School System Finances: 2018

May 11 — 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.

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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

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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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Blogs

How to Find Your Schedule B Number Revisited

May 19 — Noel Isom Horner, International Trade Indicator Micro Analysis Branch, Economic Indicators Division —What are Schedule B numbers, and how can you find the right one for your export? Schedule B numbers are 10-digit classification codes that exporters use to classify their products and keep track of U.S. export data at USA Trade® Online. You may have come across our blog from December 2017 that provides general directions on how to use the U.S. Census Bureau’s Schedule B search engine to find the right Schedule B number for your export. In this blog, we provide a refresher course and additional tips to make the task even easier.

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Multimedia

Radio

Profile America segments include all dressed up in “Salad Days” (May 14) and a new record in “Beginning the Spinning” (May 16). 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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