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Don't miss our FREE webinars this week and let us show you how to find and use Census data for your everyday uses including informing your business planning, supporting grant proposals and research projects, planning of local schools and hospitals, and much more. Space is limited, so please register today at: [ Go.usa.gov Link ].

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Even presidents participate in the census. View presidential census records from John Adams to Ronald Reagan at our "Famous and Infamous" census records page. You may wonder why George Washington's records from the 1790 census are not listed. Unfortunately, British forces destroyed the 1790 and 1800 returns for Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, Tennessee & Virginia during the War of...
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02/19/2017 at 16:35. Facebook
In honor of #PresidentsDay on Monday, check out the number of towns, minor civil divisions and counties matching the last names of presidents: [ Go.usa.gov Link ].
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02/17/2017 at 15:26. Facebook
In addition to counting every resident in the U.S. every 10 years, the Census Bureau conducts more than 130 surveys each year. When you respond to a survey or census, you are helping your community and the nation. Your answers become the statistics that businesses, governments and people like you use to make informed decisions. Learn how to verify that the letter or form you received is...
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02/16/2017 at 18:03. Facebook
#TBT Census clerks use Remington Rand electronic bookkeeping machines to prepare #population data tables in the 1930s. Learn more about how we have innovated over the years: [ Census.gov Link ]
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02/15/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
63 percent - the percentage of unmarried U.S. residents 18 and older in 2015 who had never been married. #SinglesAwarenessDay [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 17:36. Facebook
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Tag your statistically significant other to fill out this oldy but goody stat-themed #ValentinesDay crossword! [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 13:36. Facebook
The Census Bureau will offer a series of free data access webinars from February 14 to April 27, 2017. Attendees will learn how to access demographic, socioeconomic, housing and business data. All sessions are conducted by a Data Dissemination Specialist from the Census Bureau and will be between 30 minutes to two hours in length. Space is limited, so please register today at: [ Go.usa.gov...
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Last week was the 150th birthday of children’s author, Laura Ingalls Wilder and today marks the 160th birthday of her husband, Almanzo WIlder. Wilder is a well-known character in his wife's "Little House" books. You can learn more about the life of Laura and the places featured in the Little House on the Prairie books using data and records collected by the Census Bureau and other federal...
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Watching the #Grammys this Sunday? This graphic shows the number of sound recording studios in the U.S. Our other performing arts statistics also cover performing arts companies, artists, writers, performers, promoters, and more: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
#TBT In this photo, census clerks sort punch cards in the 1950s. Within just a few years in the 1950s, our data collection methods rapidly changed from mechanical sorting and tabulating in use since the 1890 Census to computers and magnetic computer tape. Learn more about the transformation of our data collection and dissemination over time: [ Census.gov Link ].
It's #NationalPizzaDay! According to our 2012 Economic Census, Illinois has the most full-service pizza restaurants (814) and California has the most sales ($1.3 B). Find out the number of establishments with pizza near you: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

Stats for Stories: Pizza Day, Bagel Day

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Using the U.S. economy as an example, this video discusses all of statistical analysis in 3 minutes by asking just 3 questions. Learn about the value and everyday use of statistics by exploring the resources from our Statistics in Schools program: [ Census.gov Link ]. View the transcript here: [ Youtube.com Link ]
The top five countries based on #trade in goods in 2016 were China, Canada, Mexico, Japan and Germany. What were the top imports and exports for each country? Learn more: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

Top Five U.S. Trading Partners in Goods in 2016

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Today marks the 150th birthday of children’s author, Laura Ingalls Wilder. You can learn more about the life of Laura and the places featured in the Little House on the Prairie books using data and records collected by the Census Bureau and other federal agencies: [ Census.gov Link ]
Are you looking for data to help you start or grow a business? The Census Business Builder (CBB), is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format. Explore updated editions of Census Business Builder that provide major updates and features, mobile-optimization, and...
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Did you grow up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s "Little House" book series? The Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society in De Smet, SD used U.S. 1880 Census data for one of their main displays, “The Long Winter of 1880-1881,” which incorporates information from Laura’s sixth book, The Long Winter, and De Smet history. Learn more about the Ingalls/Wilder families and the celebrations for Laura’s...
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It's game day! Whether you're hosting your own party or out and about, check out statistics on the host metropolitan area, as well as the metro areas represented by the two participating teams: [ Go.usa.gov Link ] #SB51
#OnThisDay President Truman nominated Dr. Roy Victor Peel to be director of the Census Bureau in 1950. Peel joined the agency just months before the 1950 Census, which included the continental United States, the territories of Alaska and Hawaii, American Samoa, the Canal Zone, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and other island territories. Learn more about Peel and...
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Are you ready for the Big Game this Sunday? Learn more about the host metropolitan area, as well as the metro areas represented by the two participating teams: [ Go.usa.gov Link ] #SB51.