U.S. Census Bureau: 2020 Census Jobs

Spread the News (please), We’re Hiring! The Chicago Regional Census Center of the U.S. Census Bureau is seeking candidates to fill Management, Recruiting, Informational Technology, Space/Leasing, Administrative, Clerical and other positions to support the upcoming 2020 Census. Positions are opening now in the Regional Census Center in downtown Chicago. Additional job opportunities will become available in our Area Census Offices throughout the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota,

U.S. Census Bureau Veterans Who Have Served Since 9/11 Are More Diverse

Written by: Kelly Ann Holder, Special Assistant, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau They Are Half the Size of the Living Vietnam Veteran Population The 3.3 million veterans who have served since September 11, 2001, now are roughly half the size of the largest living veteran population: Those who served in the Vietnam era. As this year marks the 15th and 17th anniversaries of the onset of

U.S. Census Bureau Women’s Earnings by Occupation

Written by: Lynda Laughlin, Chief, Industry and Occupation Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau In 2016, median earnings for women was $40,675 compared with $50,741 for men. While the female-to-male earnings ratio has narrowed over the last 50 years, women continue to earn less than men in nearly all occupations. The earnings disparity between men and women is present in occupations that predominantly employ men, and in occupations with a similar

U.S. Census Bureau Celebrates 40th Anniversary of State Data Centers Partnership

Release Number: B18-TPS.14 This year marks the 40th anniversary of the State Data Center Program, one of the U.S. Census Bureau’s longest and most successful partnerships. This partnership, created in 1978 between the Census Bureau and the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Island Areas helps to make Census Bureau data available locally to the public through a network of state, regional and local government

America Counts Podcast: Survey or Scam?

America Counts Staff The Census Bureau call center receives hundreds of questions every month. We’re bringing you the answers to some of the most common questions in a series of podcasts. Here’s the first, from Julie Iriondo with the Public Information Office. View Podcast at census.gov…

U.S. Census Bureau: New U.S. Census Bureau Data Links College Degrees and Earnings

Release Number: CB18-53 The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of the first data sets from a pilot public-use data product on labor market outcomes for college graduates, offering prospective students a useful tool and a fresh perspective in their considerations of post-secondary education. This release covers graduates from the University of Texas System. A release scheduled for later this year will cover students within the Colorado Department of Higher

U.S. Census Bureau: Major League Baseball 2018

Release Number: CB18-SFS.39 From Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Archives. “Millions of fans eagerly await the opening of the baseball season in April each year. During the late 19th and 20th centuries, baseball was the most widely played sport in the United States, earning the title ‘America’s pastime.’ As President Clinton said on the eve of the 1995 World Series, ‘Baseball is part of our common heritage.’ The

U.S. Census Bureau: Small Area Health Insurance (SAHIE)

Release Number: CB18-TPS.15 Over one-third of U.S. counties had an uninsured rate of 10 percent or less in 2016, according to new statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau. For the population under age 65, the uninsured rate decreased in 20 percent of counties (629 counties) from 2015 to 2016. These findings come from the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program, which is the only source for single-year

U.S. Census Bureau: House Allocates $2.814 billion for the Census Bureau

As reported in the Washington Post, the U.S. Census Bureau received a major boost in funding by congressional appropriators yesterday. According to the press report, “Census advocates got an unexpected surprise Wednesday night when the House’s $1.3 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2018 included more funding for the Census Bureau than they had expected or even dreamed of asking for. The bill, which the House passed on Thursday, allocates