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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 27

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WELL BEING Profile America — Wednesday, August 27th. The U.S....

Aug 26, 2014, 13:49 ET
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Census Bureau: 2013 Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State-Administered Defined Benefit Data

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: Provides a comprehensive look at the financial activity of the nation's...

Aug 26, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 26

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NATIONAL DOG DAY Profile America — Tuesday, August...

Aug 25, 2014, 13:41 ET
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 14.8 million female workers 16 and over in service occupations in 2012. Among male workers 16 and over, 11.4 million were employed in service-related occupations. Source: 2012 American Community Survey, Table C24010 http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/C24010 (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Census Bureau)

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Labor Day 2014: Sept. 1

The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration...

Aug 25, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 25

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST COMMERCIAL COPIER Profile America — Monday, August...

Aug 24, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 24

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CRUNCH TIME Profile America — Sunday, August 24th. One...

Aug 23, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 23

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: BACK TO SCHOOL Profile America — Saturday, August 23rd. It's...

Aug 22, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 22

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SOAPS AND SPRAYS Profile America — Friday, August 22nd. Two...

Aug 21, 2014, 16:28 ET
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Census Bureau News -- "How Consumer Spending is Faring State by State" Live on the C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" Segment of "Washington Journal"

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: Did you know that spending by consumers grew at a 5.7 percent pace...

Aug 21, 2014, 14:32 ET
Between 2007 and 2012, the number of automobile manufacturing employees rose 5.6 percent, while the average payroll per employee dropped 6.5 percent. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Census Bureau)

Automobile Manufacturing Shipments and Employment Up, According to Census Bureau's Economic Census

The total value of shipments for the automobile manufacturing industry (NAICS 336111) was $108.8 billion in 2012, up 28.4 percent from $84.7...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:41 ET
Median net worth increased between 2000 and 2011 for the wealthiest 40 percent of households while declining for the bottom 60 percent. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Census Bureau)

Gap Between Higher- and Lower-Wealth Households Widens, Census Bureau Reports

 Median net worth increased between 2000 and 2011 for households in the top two quintiles of the net worth distribution (the wealthiest 40...

Aug 21, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 21

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ABA FOUNDED Profile America — Thursday, August 21st. The...

Aug 20, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 20

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST LICENSED RADIO STATION Profile America — Wednesday,...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Census Bureau Names Peter Glynn to Scientific Advisory Committee

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced that Peter W. Glynn, chairman of the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:36 ET
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Census Bureau: Economic Characteristics of Households in the United States: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Quarters 2012

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: This collection of seven tables for each quarter comes from the Survey of...

Aug 19, 2014, 10:56 ET
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2012, there were 25,421 family clothing stores, 6,945 children and infants clothing stores, 25,455 shoe stores, 7,443 office supply and stationery stores, 20,893 sporting goods stores, 7,244 book stores and 8,196 department stores. More Information: http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb14-ff20.html (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Census Bureau)

U.S. Census Bureau: Back to School: 2014-2015

By August, summertime will be winding down and vacations will be coming to an end, signaling that back-to-school time is near. It's a time that...

Aug 19, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 19

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ON THE AIR Profile America — Tuesday, August 19th. Two...

Aug 18, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 18

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE Profile America — Monday, August...

Aug 17, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 17

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: IMMUNIZATION MONTH Profile America — Sunday, August...

Aug 16, 2014, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 16

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WORKPLACE DEATHS Profile America — Saturday, August...