New Survey: Hispanics and the 2010 Census
Foreign-born Hispanics know more about the 2010 Census than their U.S.-born counterparts, and are more likely to say that they have participated or definitely will, according to a nationwide survey released today.
Updated Profiles of Hispanic and Foreign-Born U.S. Residents
The Pew Hispanic Center’s statistical profiles of Hispanics and foreign-born U.S. residents have been updated using 2008 data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
College Students Count in the Census, but Where?
Where should college students be counted in the 2010 Census–at their parents’ home or their school address?
Census History: Counting Hispanics
Despite the long history of Hispanic residents in the United States, there was no systematic effort to count this group separately in the Census until the late 20th century.
Interactive: A Portrait of Five Generations
In 2008, a record 14.6% of all new marriages in the United States were between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from one another. Rates varied by region, by state and racial group.
A Demographic Portrait of the Millennial Generation
Overall, Millennials are more racially and ethnically diverse than older generations, more educated, less likely to be working and slower to settle down.
Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change
A new national survey focuses on American teens and twenty-somethings who are making the passage into adulthood at the start of a new millennium. These young people have begun to forge their generational personality: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.
Counting Prisoners in the 2010 Census
When the Census Bureau counts prisoners, they are tallied at their prison addresses because that is their usual residence under census rules.
How the Population Clock Works
The population clock on the All Things Census page is derived using national-level data from the U.S. Census Bureau, which produces estimates of the country’s total resident population and the components that are the building blocks of demographic change. Those components include births, deaths and net international migration, computed using data from the Census Bureau […]
Updated Data on U.S. Immigrants and Hispanics
The Pew Hispanic Center today updated its statistical profiles of the nation’s 38 million foreign-born residents, and nearly 47 million Hispanics.