Two Arkansas Counties Break Top 100 Housing Unit Change in U.S.

Census Bureau Releases Latest Housing Unit Change Two Arkansas counties were included in the list of the 100 fastest growing counties in the United States (of 3,142 counties and county-equivalents), based on housing unit change according to the new housing change estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Benton County is ranked number 39 in 2016-2017 housing change with an increase of 2,793 housing units, a 2.7% change. Craighead

Two Arkansas Cities Break Top 100 Fastest-Growing Large Cities in U.S.

Census Bureau Reveals Fastest-Growing Large Cities Eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with two Arkansas cities in the top 100, according to new population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. “Photo Courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism” Fayetteville tops the list with the largest population gain with an increase of over 11,600 people (15.9%)

U.S. Census Bureau: Older Americans Month: May 2018

Release Number: CB18-SFS.58 After a meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens, President John F. Kennedy encouraged all Americans to pay tribute to older people across the country by designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month. Every president since has issued a formal proclamation during or before the month of May in support of older Americans. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a proclamation changing the name of this

U.S. Census Bureau: Number of Women Lawyers At Record High But Men Still Highest Earners

More Than 1 in 3 Lawyers Are Women America Counts: Stories Behind the Numbers What do secretaries, teachers and nurses have in common? They are mostly women and remain among the most popular occupations for women. Although women now account for nearly half the U.S. workforce and their presence is increasing in higher paid occupations — such as lawyers — women still earn less than men. “Super earners” — workers

U.S. Census Bureau: May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

PROFILE AMERICA FACTS FOR FEATURES: CB18-FF.04 In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the

2017 Economic Census Response: May 1 – June 12, 2018

Release Number: CB18-TPS.16 The U.S. Census Bureau will mail out instructions for filling out the Economic Census to businesses nationwide in early May. U.S. businesses – including those in U.S. territories – will receive information by mail with instructions to set up an account to complete their Economic Census online. Data will be collected for approximately 3.7 million business locations. The deadline for response is June 12. Download our new