U.S. Census Bureau Releases Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for Counties

Release Number: CB17-TPS.83 In 2016, the median household income for all counties ranged between $22,045 and $134,609, with a median county-level value of $47,589, according to the new Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Between 2007 (the year before the most recent recession) and 2016, 70 counties had a statistically significant increase in median household income that was 20 percent or more.

U.S. Census Bureau: Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 23, 2017

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. The Wampanoag Indians in attendance played a key role. Historians have recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups of European settlers in North America. These include the British colonists in Virginia as early as 1619. The legacy of

U.S. Census Bureau More Children Live With Just Their Fathers Than a Decade Ago

The percentage of children living with one parent who live with just their father saw an increase from 12.5 percent in 2007 to 16.1 percent in 2017. That’s according to new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 America’s Families and Living Arrangements table package. “A higher percentage of children living with one parent live with their fathers than a decade ago,” said Rose Kreider, a demographer in the Fertility