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The percentage of Americans moving over a one-year period fell to an all time low in the U.S. to 11.2% in 2016. Our latest blog helps unpack the contributors to the declining moving rate: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

United States Mover Rate at a New Record Low

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01/19/2017 at 15:43. Facebook
This week’s #TBT is of the inaugural census of agriculture that we conducted in 1820 ([ Go.usa.gov Link ] and census of governments in 1840 ([ Go.usa.gov Link ]. Although the U.S. Department of Agriculture assumed responsibility of the agriculture census in 1997, the two censuses continue to collect data for years ending in “2” and “7.”
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01/18/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
As you sip your hot tea this morning, did you know that the value of U.S. tea imports in 2015 was $447 million, of which black tea accounted for 72%? Get more Census Bureau data on raw tea and tea from the Economic Census conducted every five years: [ Go.usa.gov Link ] #NationalHotTeaMonth

Stats for Stories: National Hot Tea Month

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01/17/2017 at 16:55. Facebook
The Census Bureau needs accurate address data to ensure an accurate #2020Census count. Learn how to participate in the Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) program, which is a once-a-decade opportunity to review the Census Bureau's addresses and maps for your government: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Operation (LUCA) - Geography - U.S. Census Bureau

In honor of #MLKDay, we've highlighted our African-American statistics. Learn how the nation's African-American population has changed since 1964: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

Stats for Stories: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

#OnThisDay 50 years ago, Vince Lombardi coached the Green Bay Packers to victory against the Kansas City Chiefs in the inaugural world championship of American football—Super Bowl I. You can learn more about football and the Super Bowl using data collected by the Census Bureau and other federal agencies: [ Census.gov Link ].
Are you in one of our surveys? In addition to counting every resident in the U.S. every 10 years, the Census Bureau conducts more than 130 surveys each year. Your participation is important because your answers make a vital difference. When you respond to a survey or census, you are helping your community and the nation. Learn how to verify that the letter or form you received is legitimate: [...
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#TBT From 1924 until the late 1940s, the state vital statistics offices issued a Bureau of the Census “Notification of Birth Registration” whenever they received information on a birth. While these forms can be used as proof of age, they do not replace birth certificates nor are they maintained by the Census Bureau. To learn more about age search and birth records visit: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
#OnThisDay in 1921, a fire in the basement of the U.S. Department of Commerce severely damaged most of the 1890 Census records. Some 1890 records survived, including those for parts of the District of Columbia and counties in 10 states as well as records from the 1890 Veterans Census, (like President Rutherford B. Hayes's record pictured). Decennial census records are confidential for 72 years...
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If you're a math, history, or geography teacher, educate your students about the value and everyday use of statistics. Watch teachers and school administrators talk about the Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools program, which provides resources for teaching and learning with real life data. Explore the site for classroom-ready activities: [ Census.gov Link ].
Just released, the first version of our new Job-to-Job Flows Explorer tool, which provides the only state level data on job-to-job flows for the U.S. workforce. This web-based analysis tool traces worker movements through industries, geographic labor markets, and to/from employment: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

For comments or questions, please contact CES.J2J.Feedback@census.gov.

Job-to-Job Flows Explorer

The American #Housing Survey is the most comprehensive housing survey in the U.S., and provides up-to-date information on the size and composition of the housing in our country. New data is now available for the 15 largest metropolitan areas and 10 additional metropolitan areas. Check out housing characteristics for your metropolitan area: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

American Housing Survey Statistics for Selected Metropolitan Areas

#TBT We conducted the inaugural count of our nation's #population in August 1790. At the time, the U.S. capital and largest city was #NewYorkCity, with a total population of 33,131. Other populous cities included #Philadelphia, PA (28,522); #Boston town, MA (18,320); #Charleston, SC (16,359); and #Baltimore town, MD (13,503). Learn more about the first U.S. Census here: [ Census.gov Link ]
Happy 121st Birthday #Utah! Did you know Utah is the nation’s fastest-growing state? Get more national and state population estimates: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Did you know #Alaska became our 49th state #OnThisDay in 1959? The 1960 Census recorded the pop at 226,167. Get more QuickFacts about Alaska: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
#HappyNewYear2017 to the 324,310,011 people in the U.S. and 7,362,350,168 people in the world! [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
We are nearing 2017! What do you think the New Year’s U.S. and world population will be? Reply to us with your answers and stay tuned for the answer on Jan 1st! [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
The Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions is a quarterly survey that provides national summary #data on the revenues, expenditures, and composition of assets of the largest defined #benefit public employee #pension systems for state and local governments. See the latest data for Third Quarter 2016 here: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions: Third Quarter 2016

#TBT A census employee operates an alphabetic accounting machine following the 1940 Census. The machine tabulated data from 20-35,000 punch cards daily. Learn more about the advances in our tabulating technology at: [ Census.gov Link ].
As our nation prepares to ring in the new year, we have projected the United States population will be 324,310,011 on Jan. 1, 2017. See world projections here: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]