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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

Each Tuesday, the Census Bureau will release the total number of 2020 Census paid temporary workers that earned any pay. The data tables include national totals for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Scheduled for release each Tuesday.)

Census Bureau to Resume Some 2020 Census Field Operations

The Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations. (Tentatively scheduled for release each Friday.)

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Demographic

Estimates of National, State and County Populations by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: July 1, 2019

National-, state- and county-level population estimates by demographic characteristics for age, sex, race and Hispanic origin. Internet tables show annual estimates from the 2010 Census and up to July 1, 2019. (Embargo starts at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 23, for public release at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 25.)

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 July.)

School Enrollment in the United States: 2018

The U.S. Census Bureau is schedule to release the report “School Enrollment in the United States: 2018” that examines the characteristics of people enrolled in school at all levels using statistics from the Current Population Survey and the American Community Survey. The report outlines the current picture of education in America from kindergarten, first through eighth grades, high school, college undergraduate and graduate students and discusses how the latest numbers compare with historical levels.  (Scheduled for release in July.)

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Economic

Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues: 1st Quarter 2020

This 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 tax data and Table 3 provides tax collections by state. (Scheduled for release June 16.)

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Economic Geography

Census Bureau 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.)

COVID-19 Demographic and Economic Resources Using Census Data

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information Office, welcome Andrew Hait and Earlene Dowell as they present “COVID-19 Demographic and Economic Resources Using Census Data.” The Census Bureau has released an interactive data hub resource page on COVID-19. The resource page is designed to help federal agencies, businesses and communities make decisions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to navigate through this interactive data hub and view how resources are being utilized in real-life examples. (Scheduled for release June 17.)

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. (Scheduled for release June 22.)

Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions: ­First Quarter 2020

The Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions is a quarterly survey that provides national summary data on the revenues, expenditures and composition of assets of the largest defined benefit public employee pension systems for state and local governments. This survey currently consists of a panel of 100 pension systems, which comprise 88.4% of financial activity among such entities, based on the 2012 Census of Governments. (Scheduled for release June 25.)

2018 County Business Patterns

These statistics provide the only detailed annual information on the number of establishments, employment during the pay period including March 12 and quarterly and annual payroll for nearly 1,200 industries covered at the national, state, and county levels, and congressional district. These data are useful for studying the economic activity of small areas, analyzing economic changes over time and as a benchmark for other statistical series, surveys and databases between economic censuses. (Scheduled for release June 25.)

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 Construction Spending

Final 2019 estimates of the total dollar value of construction work done in the U.S., including work done on new structures or improvements to existing structures for private and public sectors. Data estimates include the cost of labor and materials, architectural and engineering work, overhead, interest and taxes paid during construction and contractor’s profits. The data are presented monthly at the national level and annually at the national, division, region, and state level for selected categories. (Scheduled for release July 1.)

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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.

  • 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 having a gas in “First Refinery” (June 19) and postmarking the mouth in “Mail Call” (July 1).

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 22, 2020)

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2020 Census

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

June 2 — 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.

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

May 29 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, began a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in 7 additional states and Puerto Rico the week of June 1.

Over 60 Percent of U.S. Households Have Responded to 2020 Census

May 27 — Responses to the 2020 Census are on track as more than 60% of U.S. households have responded to the 2020 Census, with approximately four out of every five households that responded on their own choosing to do so online at 2020census.gov. Current internet self-response rates are 9.2 percentage points above Census Bureau projections, as households continue to favor online to phone and mail in responding to the census.

2020 Census Paid Temporary Workers

May 26 — 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.

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American Community Survey

Those Who Served: America’s Veterans From WWII to the War on Terror

June 2 — A new report released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that while the overall population of veterans is declining, the number of female veterans is on the rise and Post 9-11 veterans have the highest rate of service-connected disability compared to any other group of veterans. The report, Those Who Served: America’s Veterans From World War II to the War on Terror, looks at the characteristics of the 18.0 million or about 7% of the adult population who were veterans of the U.S. armed forces in 2018.

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Demographic

Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support

May 28 — 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.

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Economic

Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Education Statistics

May 27 — Census Bureau’s subject matter experts  provided 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.

Characteristics of New Housing: 2019

June 1 — 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.

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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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Blogs

How Maps Bring Census Statistics to Life for Students, Wherever They Are

June 2 —Which states or areas have the most people, the youngest populations and the largest families? Does a state have few or many people for its size? What does diversity of the country mean? What is everyone’s place in the American tapestry? The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools (SIS) program helps students in classrooms across the country answer these questions by providing colorful maps for the 2019-2020 school year filled with census-based facts about the United States and its territories. There are maps aimed at elementary, middle and high school grade levels.

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Multimedia

Radio

Profile America segments include wiring the world in “The First Web” (May 24) and savoring doughnuts in “Hole in The Middle” (June 5). 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.

Household Pulse Data Tool

An interactive application for exploring data from the Household Pulse Survey. This application is not supported in Internet Explorer 11 and older versions.

Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM)

The ROAM application was developed to make it easier to identify hard-to-survey areas.

SOMA Interactive Data Tool

An interactive application for exploring data from the Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units (SOMA) program.

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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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