National Waitstaff Day: May 21, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey counted 2,167,363 waiters/waitresses ages 16 and over employed in the U.S. About 34.4% were full-time and 69.2% were female.
National Police Week: May 15-21, 2022
In March 2019, the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll counted 906,037 full-time police employees in the US with a monthly payroll of $5.98 billion.
National Teacher Appreciation Week and Day: May 2-6 and May 3, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey counted about 5.74M teachers in the U.S. including preschool to postsecondary, special ed, tutors, assistants, and other.
National Pet Day: April 11, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated full-time, year-round civilian employed veterinarians at 71,009, assistants 36,286, and animal trainers 34,038.
National Library Week: April 3-9, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated 139,287 full-time librarians and media collections specialists. There are a total of 116,867 libraries in the U.S.
National Doctors Day: March 30, 2022
The 2019 American Community Survey estimated 698,316 civilians 16 years and over were employed as “Other physicians.” Median earnings was $217,588.
New Statistics Available From the 2016-2020 American Community Survey
The Census Bureau determined the standard, full suite of 2016-2020 ACS 5-year data are fit for public release, government and business uses.
Nuevas estadísticas de la ACS para los años del 2016 al 2020
La Oficina del Censo determinó que el conjunto de datos de 5 años de la ACS 2016-2020 es adecuado para la publicación y el uso del gobierno y de las empresas.
Our Commitment to Quality: A Revised ACS Estimation Methodology
We revised our estimation methodology to improve the 2020 portion of the 2016-2020 ACS 5-year data.
Equal Pay Day: March 15, 2022
In 1973, full-time working women earned a median of 56.6 cents to every dollar men earned. In 2020 (47 years later), women earned 83.0, a gain of 26.4 cents.
Pi Day: March 14, 2022
The first six digits of pi (π) are 3.14159, which means a good time to celebrate on March 14 (3/14) is 1:59. Pi is infinitely long, a never-ending number.
International Women’s Day: March 8, 2022
From 2000 to 2019, the percentage of women who work as veterinarians, pharmacists, mathematicians, legislators, and chief executives have all increased.
Census Bureau Releases State-Level Wealth and Asset Ownership Data Tables
The 2019 Wealth and Asset Ownership Detailed Tables highlight state-level data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).
Singles Awareness Day: February 15, 2022
The 2020 Annual Social and Economic Supplement reports about 126.9M total unmarried (never married, divorced, and widowed) people in America ages 15 and older.
Super Bowl LVI (56): February 13, 2022
The big game involves two top-50 U.S. metro areas by estimated population: #2 Los Angeles (13,200,998) vs. #30 Cincinnati (2,256,884) playing in Los Angeles.
Income Sources of Older Households
A new report that examines older householders’ sources of income, the amounts of this income, and how much each source of income contributes to total income.
National Women Physician Day: February 3, 2022
According to the 2019 American Community Survey, there were 264,002 women physicians. Full-time earnings were $185,183.
Groundhog Day: February 2, 2022
According to NOAA, the 136th Groundhog Day originated from an ancient celebration midway between the winter solstice and spring equinox — the middle of winter.
National Black (African American) History Month: February 2022
To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week.
Census Bureau Economists to Present at the American Economic Association and Allied Social Science Association Annual Meetings
U.S. Census Bureau economists are set to present at the annual meeting of the AEA and ASSA scheduled to be held virtually Jan. 7–9.