2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Operation to Begin

Starting in July, governments around the country will start the process of ensuring the accuracy of their address lists through the 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses operation. LUCA is a voluntary, once-a-decade opportunity for governments to add, correct or delete addresses on the lists and maps used to conduct the decennial census. An accurate and complete census helps governments plan for future infrastructure, program and service needs. Learn

U.S. Census Bureau Arkansas’ Median Age continues to Rise

The U.S. Census Bureau releases today (June 22, 2017) through its Arkansas U.S. Census State Data Center at the Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI), formerly the Institute for Economic Advancement, its latest population estimates. The estimates provide detailed race, age, sex, and Hispanic origin characteristics as the nation, state, and county levels from August 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016. View Population Estimates Data… AEDI provides you through this release

U.S. Census Bureau 2017 Father’s Day

Release Number: CB17-FF.12 — The idea of Father’s Day was conceived more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father’s Day

U.S. Census Bureau 2017 Hurricane Season Begins

Release Number: CB17-FF.13 — The North Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local statistics that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts. The growth in population of coastal areas illustrates the importance of emergency planning and preparedness for areas that are more susceptible to inclement weather conditions. The Census Bureau’s rich local economic and demographic statistics