Health statistics are increasingly important in measuring the nation’s overall well-being. The Census Bureau provides accurate, detailed, and up-to-date statistics—covering people and business—relating to health in America.
Leif Erikson Day (Nordic-American heritage): October 9, 2021
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated 10.9M people in the U.S. reported Nordic ancestry (Danish, Finnish, Icelander, Norwegian and Swedish), about 3.3%.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month: October 2021
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated that among noninstitutionalized civilians with a disability in the U.S., 7.9M are employed and 0.9M are unemployed.
Survey of Income and Program Participation Data Release
The U.S. Census Bureau today released data from the 2019 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).
Health Insurance Data
These data have information on types of health coverage by income, personal characteristics, and health expenditures.
Disability Employment Tabulation
These tables provide over 1 billion estimates on labor force characteristics of people with disabilities with detail on occupations, education, and earnings.
Health Care Industries (NAICS 62)
Statistics on establishments that provide health care to individuals. Included are revenues and expenses by doctor’s offices, laboratories, hospitals, etc.
Business Growth in Desert Southwest More than Twice National Average
More than 287,000 employer businesses called these counties home in 2019, up 8.5% Since 2015.
Uninsured Rates for Children in Poverty Increased 2018–2020
Changes in children’s health coverage varied by poverty status from 2018 to 2020.
Private Health Coverage of Working-Age Adults Drops From Early 2019 to Early 2021
In early 2020, a decline in the number of working-age adults with private health insurance was offset by an increase in public health insurance programs.
Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2020
This report presents data on health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2020 CPS ASEC.
Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE): 2019
Examines annual trends in health insurance coverage for all U.S. counties, as well as demographic and economic differences in coverage status for 2019.
A Profile of Supplemental Security Income Recipients: 2017
This brief examines SSI receipt in 2017. It includes demographics for three age groups and benefit receipt from complementary programs among adult recipients.