U.S. Census

New Survey Finds American's Commutes Keep Getting Longer

If it feels like your commute to work has gotten longer over the past few years, that's because it probably has. A new survey from Census Bureau …

Commuting

Seattle commutes getting longer despite fewer workers driving alone

SEATTLE - The average daily commute is getting longer in the Seattle metro area, even though more people are carpooling or using public …

Commuting

How Policies Designed to Punish the Rich End Up Hurting the Poor | Social: How Policies Designed to Punish the Rich End Up Hurting the Poor

If you want policies that help the poor, they must be policies that also help the middle class and the rich.<p>I’ve repeatedly argued that faster growth …

Poverty Rate

Millennials Are Taking Over The Financial District: Study

Move over, Williamsburg, these Lower Manhattan ZIP codes are some of hottest destinations for millennials's in the U.S.<p>FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NY — Move …

Los Angeles

5 Secrets to Selling Your Home During the Slow Season

Late spring is the best time to sell your home: There's a good chance you'll make top dollar on your place and sell it more quickly since summer is …

Selling

Census: Upstate New York maintains historic low rates of uninsured - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Tracey Drury <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Sep 14, 2018, 7:30am EDT<p>Upstate New York continues to lead the state — and the nation — when it …

New York State

Research Tools: U.S. Census Announces 2018 Update of International Data Base

From the U.S. Census:<p>The U.S. Census Bureau’s International Data Base update provides demographic revisions for 23 countries. Ten of these countries …

South Sudan

New data shows millennials *can* buy houses—and these are the best states to do it

It turns out millennials can buy homes <i>and</i> enjoy avocado toast, despite some rich guy’s unsolicited opinion on the matter. The only issue? You might …

Lifestyle

DOJ Didn't Want To Request Census Question During FBI's 'Comey Matter'

<b>Updated Sept. 18</b><p>The Justice Department, which the Trump administration says needs the controversial citizenship question added to the 2020 census, initially did not want to make the request, according to newly unredacted portions of a memo.<p>The internal document was written for Commerce Secretary …

Politics

Most Profitable Industry in Each U.S. State - The Big Picture

Source: How Much<p>This is kind of fun: based on data compiled by 2017 US Census Bureau data, what is the value of each industry’s products on a per …

Profit

and bad news - when it comes to Alabama's median income

There's good news and bad news when it comes to Alabama's household income.<p>The good news:<p>Alabama's 2017 median household income grew by almost 2 …

South Dakota

A decade after recession hit, SC incomes haven't recovered

The year the Great Recession began — 2007 — marked a peak in South Carolina household income that hasn't been seen since, despite a years-long …

South Carolina

Poverty rate unchanged in Wisconsin

New Census Bureau estimates show Wisconsin's poverty rate in 2017 was unchanged from the previous year.<p>The rate of 11.3 percent is below the national …

Poverty Rate

New Census data: More than 4 million Filipinos in the US

WASHINGTON, DC-- There are now 4,037,564 Filipinos in the United States, the U.S. Census Bureau announced in its latest American Community …

New Jersey

Population, total | Data

( 1 ) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision. ( 2 ) Census reports and other statistical publications from …

United Nations

NEA study: Fiction reading down, poetry up

The number of adults in the US <b>reading novels and short stories</b> has hit a <b>new low,</b> with the decline of almost <b>8%</b> in the last five years seen mainly …

Librarianship

Chicago Zip Code Has More Millennials Than Anywhere in the US

Sep 17, 2018<p>More millennials live in the West Loop than anywhere else in the US. According to Crain's, three out of four residents in this …

Chicago River

Bridgeport ranked one of the ‘least fun’ cities in the country

Is Bridgeport the Debbie Downer of cities? Maybe, according to a new poll by the financial web site WalletHub.<p>In its latest offering, the site ranked …

Economics

Retail sales still growing despite tariff uncertainty

Retail sales continued their upward trend in August, despite growing consumer concerns over the trade war. But economists say the the retail industry …

Tariffs

This Is the Salary You Need to Be in the Top 50% of Earners in 30 Major U.S. Cities

According to the U.S. Census Bureau.<p>If you’re working toward earning a salary that will deem you “rich” in your city, it may take some time.<p>One …

Florida

San Diego leads nation in income growth

The national economy keeps growing and by at least one measure, San Diego is the nation’s No. 1 boom town.<p>The San Diego area turned in the best …

San Diego

U.S. has highest share of foreign born in more than 100 years

Despite President Trump's crackdown on immigration, there were more than 44.5 million people living in the U.S. last year who had been born in …

U.S. Politics

Dear Abby: Grandparent feels that family has been slowly drifting apart

<b>Dear Abby:</b> Two years ago, my son and his family moved a couple of hours away. He’s my only child. I know he’s busy with his wife, two children and his job, but I would like to hear from him more than every two weeks — or longer — just to know what is going on in their lives. He told me I could call …

Grandparents

The US Census Bureau Is Hiring

With election season just around the corner, The U.S. Census Bureau has announced it is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist …

Recruitment

“Incomes Hit New Record High and Poverty Fell to Pre-Recession Low in 2017”

<b>“Typical family incomes rose to new record highs in 2017, and poverty subsided to pre-recession lows, the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.”</b><p><b>Incomes</b> …

Dot-Com Bubble

How Incomes Compared Last Year Across States and Metro Areas

New data from the Census Bureau show how median household income levels stacked up around the U.S. in 2017.

Human Geography

American College Students Are Swapping Shakespeare for C++

Follow the money. At least that’s what America’s college students are doing when it comes to choosing majors.<p>The share of bachelor’s degree holders …

College & University

Asian-Americans have the highest immigrant inequality

Asians tend to be among the best-educated immigrants to the U.S., and also land in some of the most lucrative careers. But, according to U.S. Census …

U.S. Politics

‘Not doing better than their fathers’: Men’s earnings have fallen since 1970s, Census Bureau says

The gender pay gap has begun narrowing over the last four decades — and women’s earnings are now closer to men’s. But that is not only because women are doing better.<p>The trend is also in part because men are earning less. Earnings for men have fallen in the decade since the recession, and are even …

Business

Census Bureau: Number of uninsured in Georgia slightly up

Georgia’s uninsured rate ticked up slightly to 13.4 percent in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau recently reported.<p>That’s the fourth-highest rate in the …

Athens, GA