U.S. Bureau of the Census

05/31/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/31/2024 10:41

Tip Sheet Number 11 — May 31, 2024

Upcoming

2024 Product Calendar

The U.S. Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product scheduled for release in 2024. These products are listed in the Census Bureau's online product calendar, which is updated as needed throughout the year.

Community Resilience Estimates: Summer Rankings

The U.S. Census Bureau will release new tables for its Community Resilience Estimates (CRE) Summer Rankings data product. These tables will highlight the most socially vulnerable counties and neighborhoods in the country to hurricanes, wildfires, and strong winds. (Scheduled for release July 9.)

American Community Survey

Computer and Internet Use Report: 2021

The U.S. Census Bureau will release a new report which looks at access to computers and broadband internet subscriptions nationwide in 2021. Using data from the American Community Survey, this report examines key trends and characteristics in terms of demographic, social and geographic characteristics across the digital divide between those who have and those who lack access to computers and the internet. (Scheduled for release on June 18.)

Demographic

Spouses in Opposite-Sex and Same-Sex Married Couples and Their Households: 2022

The U.S. Census Bureau will release a new American Community Survey brief that paints a national portrait of spouses in same-sex married couples. The report provides nationally representative estimates of these spouses and their households, compared with those in opposite-sex couples. Estimates are presented separately for men and women to examine whether the experiences and living arrangements of same-sex spouses are consistent across sex. (Scheduled for release June 11.)

Current Population Survey Modernization Efforts Webinar Series: Annual Social and Economic Supplement

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold a webinar on June 13 at 2 p.m. ET to share updates and lay the groundwork for improvements to the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) of the Current Population Survey (CPS). This is the second in a series of webinars on CPS modernization efforts. The upcoming webinar will discuss planned innovations to the ASEC. The presentation will also include a timeline for these proposed enhancements. The Census Bureau will continue to engage stakeholders and provide updates as CPS modernization efforts move forward. (Event scheduled for June 13.)

Vintage 2023 Population Estimates for the Nation, States, Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Counties by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin and for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its Municipios by Age and Sex

Bureau will release Vintage 2023 population estimates by demographic characteristics June 27. Internet tables and detailed downloadable files will show annual population estimates for the nation, states, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and counties by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, and for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its municipios by age and sex between April 1, 2020, and July 1, 2023. (Scheduled for embargo starting June 25 and for public release June 27.)

Household Pulse Survey

The experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS) is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to measure how emergent issues are impacting U.S. households from a social and economic perspective. Phase 4.1 topics include employment status, spending, food security, housing, health, mental health, natural disasters, inflation and spending, vaccine receipt, COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment, disability, income, social connection, child care arrangements, and a section on participation with the arts. Data collection for phase 4.1 began April 2, with data dissemination, including detailed data tables, an interactive data tool, and public-use files, on a monthly basis. (Scheduled for release June 13, July 11, and August 8.)

Economic

2023 Annual Integrated Economic Survey Due

The due date for the 2023 Annual Integrated Economic Survey (AIES) has officially passed. Businesses can report by logging on to the respondent portal and accessing their survey card. For more information or assistance with completing this survey, visit <www.census.gov/aies/information> or call the AIES customer help line at 1-800-681-3012, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. ET.

2022 Economic Census for American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

The U.S. Census Bureau will release data for American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands from the 2022 Economic Census in June. The economic census is the U.S. government's official five-year measure of businesses in the United States and Island Areas. It is the only source of comprehensive, comparable data for the Island Areas at a geographic level similar to U.S. counties. The economic census is the major source of statistics about the structure and functioning of the economies of each Island Area, serving as part of the framework for the national accounts of the Island Areas. (American Samoa scheduled for release June 4; Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands scheduled for release June 6.)

"How the COVID-19 Pandemic Prompted More People to Change Jobs?"

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership, in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute, welcomes Hubert Janicki as he presents, "How the COVID-19 Pandemic Prompted More People to Change Jobs." New U.S. Census Bureau statistics from the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) show to what extent U.S. workers changed jobs across industries during and after the pandemic emergency was declared over in 2023. LEHD's Job-to-Job Flows (J2J) data product now includes an experimental research release of job flow counts across industries from the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) down to a more detailed subsector level (3-digit NAICS). (Scheduled for June 12.)

New Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) Data

The U.S. Census Bureau will release new data on outcomes of graduates. PSEO tabulations show earnings and employment outcomes for graduates of U.S. post-secondary institutions and are generated by linking graduate transcript records to Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics wage data. This offers prospective students a comprehensive assessment tool to find out how much they could potentially earn by degree and institution. The Census Bureau conducts the PSEO in cooperation with higher education institutional systems to examine college degree attainment and graduate earnings. (Scheduled for release July 11.)

Business Trends and Outlook Survey

The Business Trends and Outlook Survey (BTOS) measures business conditions on an ongoing basis. BTOS experimental data products are representative of all employer businesses in the U.S. economy, excluding farms. The data allow greater insight into the state of the economy by providing continuous, timely information for key economic measures. Data are released biweekly and are available by sector, state, employment size, and the 25 most populous metropolitan statistical areas. Additional details on artificial intelligence use and types used were added for one cycle and released March 28, 2024. Because of the change in sample composition, BTOS data from before September 11, 2023, are not directly comparable with data after that date.

Monthly Business Formation Statistics

Business Formation Statistics (BFS) provide timely, high-frequency data on business applications and employer business formations monthly. The data are available at the state, regional, and national levels and by industry sector at the national level. The next monthly BFS will be released June 12 and will include May 2024 data. Business Formation Statistics - Release Schedule (census.gov).

Stats for Stories

Stats for Storiesprovides links to timely story ideas highlighting U.S. Census Bureau statistics that relate to current events, observances, holidays and anniversaries. The story ideas are intended to assist the media in story mining and producing content for their respective audiences.

  • 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1-November 30

Recently Released

(Released since May 17, 2024)

Census Bureau Releases Community Resilience Estimates for Puerto Rico -May 23

The Census Bureau released the Community Resilience Estimates (CRE) for Puerto Rico including 2021 and 2022 estimates and a new equity supplement, which merges the CRE for Puerto Rico variables with data from the Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS) 5-year estimates and 2020 Census.

Demographic

Current Population Survey Modernization Efforts Webinar Series: Annual Social and Economic Supplement

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to hold a webinar on June 13 at 2 p.m. ET to share updates and lay the groundwork for improvements to the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) of the Current Population Survey (CPS). This is the second in a series of webinars on CPS modernization efforts. The upcoming webinar will discuss planned innovations to the ASEC. The presentation will also include a timeline for these proposed enhancements. The Census Bureau will continue to engage stakeholders and provide updates as CPS modernization efforts move forward. (Event scheduled for June 13.)

Census Bureau Releases New Estimates on America's Families and Living Arrangements - May 30

The U.S. Census Bureau released a report on data from the annual release of America's Families and Living Arrangements. This report provides a demographic profile of U.S. households and living arrangements and how these characteristics have changed over time.

Parental Mortality Brief- May 28

The U.S. Census Bureau released a new research brief on parental mortality based on the 2022 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). This report presents national-level statistics on the percentage of people who lost a mother or father and how these estimates varied by age and race/ethnicity.

Economic

Minority Businesses & Equitable Data Webinar - May 30

U.S. Census Bureau subject matter experts presented data available from the Annual Business Survey, spotlighting demographic data on business ownership critical for informed decision-making. During the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to discover data dimensions and learn how to access and use Census Bureau data. This webinar was the second of six webinars in the "Exploring Census Data Webinar" series designed to help data users access and explore Census Bureau data related to people, places, and the economy.

"Has the Gender Gap Improved Since Covid-19?" - May 22

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership, in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute, welcomed Maggie Smith as she presents, "Has the Gender Gap Improved Since Covid-19?" This study examines women's progress in the labor market utilizing the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) data set. In this presentation, Smith compares the wage growth of men and women in North Carolina.

2021 NES Marine Economy Table - May 22

Nonemployer Statistics (NES) estimates of the U.S. Marine Economy in 2021 were published on May 22, 2024. Nonemployer establishment counts and receiptsestimates are provided by non-standard state- and county-equivalent geographies comprised of selected coastal regions across each state, and by the Economics: National Oceanic Watch (ENOW) sectors, defined by the Office for Coastal Management at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Facts for Features

Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2024 -
March 26

This month-long observance of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders started more than 25 years ago. We celebrate their growing contributions to our nation with a host of demographic and economic statistical information about the Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander populations.

America Counts: Stories Behind the Numbers

America Counts tells the stories behind the numbers in a new and inviting way. We feature stories on various topics such as families, housing, employment, business, education, the economy, emergency preparedness and the population. New stories include:

Stats for Stories

Stats for Storiesprovides links to timely story ideas highlighting the Census Bureau's newsworthy statistics that relate to current events, observances, holidays and anniversaries. The story ideas are intended to assist the media in story mining and producing content for their respective audiences.

Resources

Emergency Management/Disaster Resources

When major disasters strike, visit our Emergency Management webpage for demographic and economic data on impacted areas. Each disaster will include data from our key emergency management tools: OnTheMap for Emergency Management; Community Resilience Estimates; Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition; and other useful resources.

Learn What Surveys Are Being Conducted in Your Community

Discover which of the U.S. Census Bureau's 130-plus annual surveys are being conducted in your community. In a variety of surveys and censuses, evolving from the first census in 1790, the Census Bureau provides official information about America's people, businesses, industries and institutions. Learn more about surveys currently being conducted in each Census Bureau region:

Data Tools

Below are a few of the U.S. Census Bureau's interactive applications used to access statistics from our 130-plus annual surveys. A complete list can be accessed on the Census Bureau's Data Tools and Apps webpage.

LED Extraction Tool-Provides easy access to the raw data products produced by the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Treemap - This interactive treemap shows all the counties in the United States arranged by region and sized according to population or SNAP participation.

Veteran Employment Outcomes (VEO) Explorer- Visualize the experimental Veteran Employment Outcomes (VEO) data through interactive bar and line charts.

Training Opportunities

Census Bureau Training Opportunities

Webinars are available on a regular basis to help the public access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, which are 60 to 90 minutes each, show users how to navigate Census Bureau databases and mapping tools and find demographic and economic statistics at the local or national level. Descriptions of upcoming sessions are available on our Census Academy webpage. Login details are provided at least one week before a webinar.

Archived Training Resources - Visit the Census Bureau's Educational Resource Library for previously recorded, free training available at your convenience. The library includes presentations, recorded webinars, tutorials and other helpful materials.