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US Census Bureau, 2016
The U.S. Census Bureau conducts the Census of Governments and the Annual Surveys of State and Local Government Finances as authorized by law under Title 13, U.S. Code, Sections 161 and 182. The Census of Governments has been conducted every 5 years since 1957, while the annual survey has been conducted annually since 1977 in years when the Census…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Surveys, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Ryan, Camille L.; Bauman, Kurt – US Census Bureau, 2016
This report provides a portrait of educational attainment in the United States based on data collected from the Current Population Survey (CPS). The report examines educational attainment of the adult population by demographic and social characteristics such as age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, and disability status, as well as differences in…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Adults, Gender Differences
US Census Bureau, 2015
The U.S. Census Bureau conducts the Census of Governments and the Annual Surveys of State and Local Government Finances as authorized by law under Title 13, U.S. Code, Sections 161 and 182. The Census of Governments has been conducted every 5 years since 1957, while the annual survey has been conducted annually since 1977 in years when the Census…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Surveys, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Benetsky, Megan J.; Burd, Charlynn A.; Rapino, Melanie A. – US Census Bureau, 2015
Young adults in the United States have the highest rate of migration compared with other age groups. The most common reasons for moving among all ages are job, housing, or family related. Many of these moves are made between the ages of 18 to 34, an age group marked by various life course transitions associated with moving. These include getting a…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Migration, Demography, Socioeconomic Status
Colby, Sandra L.; Ortman, Jennifer M. – US Census Bureau, 2015
Between 2014 and 2060, the U.S. population is projected to increase from 319 million to 417 million, reaching 400 million in 2051. The U.S. population is projected to grow more slowly in future decades than in the recent past, as these projections assume that fertility rates will continue to decline and that there will be a modest decline in the…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Demography, Population Distribution, Population Trends
Willhide, Robert Jesse – US Census Bureau, 2014
This report is part of a series of reports that provides information on the structure, function, finances, taxation, employment, and pension systems of the United States' approximately 90,000 state and local governments. This report presents data on state and local government employment and payroll based on information collected by the 2013 Annual…
Descriptors: Surveys, Government Employees, Statistical Analysis, Income
Laughlin, Lynda – US Census Bureau, 2014
The well-being of children is a growing area of interest to researchers and policy makers who focus on the social, cognitive, and economic security of children as they transition from preadolescents to young adults. This report uses a variety of indicators to portray aspects of children's well-being. The findings come from interviews conducted in…
Descriptors: Well Being, Children, Interviews, Family Structure
Pascale, Joanne; Meyers, Mikelyn; Martinez, Mandi; Fond, Marissa – US Census Bureau, 2014
The US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), requested testing of questions about school bullying that are part of the School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The main purpose of this cognitive research was to test proposed changes…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Victims of Crime, Bullying, Definitions
US Census Bureau, 2013
The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, getting endorsements from 24 state governments, to have a day to honor American Indians. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November 1990 as "National…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Cultural Background, Cultural Awareness
Davis, Jessica; Bauman, Kurt – US Census Bureau, 2013
In the United States in 2011, more than one in four people were going to school. This included many types of people--children going to nursery school and elementary school, young adults attending high school and college, and adults taking classes to obtain a degree or diploma. What is known about these people--their age and sex, where they live,…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Census Figures, Elementary Secondary Education, Statistical Analysis
DeNavas-Walt, Carmen; Proctor, Bernadette D.; Smith, Jessica C. – US Census Bureau, 2013
This report presents data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2013 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements (CPS ASEC) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. For most groups, the 2012 income, poverty, and health insurance estimates were not…
Descriptors: Census Figures, National Surveys, Income, Poverty
Ryan, Camille – US Census Bureau, 2012
This brief provides information about the field or major of bachelor's degrees, earnings, and selected employment characteristics for the population aged 25 and over with a bachelor's degree or higher. Data on field of bachelor's degree was first collected in the American Community Survey (ACS) in 2009. Respondents who reported that their highest…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Majors (Students), Adults, Income
US Census Bureau, 2012
State and local government employees provide critical services that citizens depend on every day including police and fire protection, roads and public transit systems, social services, public health and hospitals, and education services. The U.S. Census Bureau collects statistics on the nation's governments every five years in the Census of…
Descriptors: Government Employees, State Government, Local Government, Elementary Secondary Education
US Census Bureau, 2012
Education plays a fundamental role in American society. This paper takes a look at school enrollment, costs and educational outcomes. How does school enrollment today compare with 1970, when the baby boom generation was in its prime years of school attendance (age 6 to 24) and made up 90 percent of all students enrolled in school? What do people…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Enrollment
Julian, Tiffany – US Census Bureau, 2012
Individuals make a variety of choices over the course of their careers that impact their earning potential. These choices include how far to go in school, what to study in school, and what job to take. This brief explores the relationship between how far one goes in school (educational attainment) and how much money one might make over the course…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Majors (Students), Educational Attainment, Income
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