report | Apr 24, 2014
This links to a FactTank posting about changes in the racial and ethnic makeup of college students over the past 16 years, as well as a comparison of the share of 25- to 29-year-olds receiving bachelor's degrees.
report | Apr 22, 2014
This links to a FactTank posting about the Census Bureau's review of questions on the American Community Survey. The agency may drop questions if it determines they do not yield useful, quality data that cannot be found elsewhere.
report | Apr 21, 2014
This links to a Fact Tank posting about factors linked to the decline in U.S. teen births. Among them are the economy and changes in sexual behavior.
report | Apr 8, 2014
This posting links to a new Pew Research Center report analyzing the recent rise in stay-at-home motherhood, and exploring characteristics of stay-at-home mothers, as well as time use and public opinion data on this topic.
report | Apr 4, 2014
This posting links to a Fact Tank article about a new Census Bureau report that looks into how Hispanics answered the race question on the 2010 Census. Most Americans who chose "some other race" were Latino, and responses vary by country-of-origin group.
report | Mar 24, 2014
This posting summarizes a Fact Tank article about the Census Bureau's study of a possible new ethnic category for people of Middle Eastern and North African descent. The bureau has embarked on a broad look at how it asks about race and ethnicity, preparing for the 2020 Census.
report | Mar 15, 2014
This posting links to a Fact Tank article explaining the Census Bureau's research into new question wording about race and ethnicity. The bureau is testing a combined question in an attempt to improve response rates and reduce the number of people who check "some other race."
report | Feb 18, 2014
This posting links to a Fact Tank article about a 2014 test census by the Census Bureau that will experiment with ideas for taking the 2020 Census.
report | Feb 11, 2014
This posting links to a new Pew Research Center report that focused on young adults, ages 25 to 32, by education level. It finds that the college-educated not only are better off than the less educated, but that the gap between the two is wider than in the past.
report | Feb 6, 2014
This posting links to a FactTank article about American Community Survey data showing that the rate of new marriages rose in 2012 after declining for the previous three years. The rise is concentrated among certain groups.