Post Tagged with: "U.S. Census Bureau"

Profile America: New Year’s Eve

Profile America: New Year’s Eve

Monday, December 31st. On this New Year’s Eve, some 329 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds are ready to greet the year 2019. A hundred years ago, the nation’s population was just a bit over 103 million. Fifty years […]

by · December 31, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Census, Profile America
Unmarried and Single Americans Week 2017

Unmatched: Unmarried and Single

Tuesday, September 19 — Today is the third day of “Unmarried and Single Americans Week”. The occasion notes that many who are unmarried do not identify with the word “single,” since they may be parents, have partners, or are widowed […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Census, Profile America, Trends
US Census Bureau Chief Retires

US Census Bureau Chief Retires

US Census Bureau Chief Retires As his tenure at the U.S. Census Bureau came to an end, Director John H. Thompson wrote an agency blog piece recognizing “the hard work and notable achievements that Census Bureau employees have accomplished over the […]

by · July 4, 2017 · Census, Government, News
Bronx Political Round Up, July 3

Bronx Political Round Up, July 3

Mayor de Blasio Fundraises off Trump & Malliotakis This week, Mayor de Blasio emailed supporters a fundraising appeal using President Donald Trump and presumptive Republican mayoral nominee Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis as his foils. Supporters are asked to “Chip in $3 […]

Digital Debut

Digital Debut

On June 14, 1951, the U.S. Census Bureau was the first civilian institution to enter the computer age. After a dedication ceremony, the 13-ton UNIVAC I began its 12-year — or 73,000-hour — career of number crunching for the Census Bureau. […]

Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s Day 2017

  Sunday, May 14 — Today is Mother’s Day — one of the nation’s most revered national observances, with meaning beyond flowers, cards and brunches. The idea started in 1908 with Anna Jarvis of West Virginia to honor her deceased mother […]

U.S. Trade Deficit Declined in December 

U.S. Trade Deficit Declined in December 

​The U.S. Census Bureau reported that the Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $44.3 billion in December from $45.7 billion in November — based on revised figures. The U.S. continues to import more goods and services than […]

by · February 7, 2017 · News
Profile America: First U.S. Bank Robbery

Profile America: First U.S. Bank Robbery

FIRST U.S. BANK ROBBERY Profile America — Banks had operated in America for about a half century before someone tried to make an unauthorized withdrawal. On March 19th in 1831, Edward Smith committed the first bank robbery in the U.S. — […]

by · March 23, 2016 · Profile America
Profile America: First Local Unemployment Assistance

Profile America: First Local Unemployment Assistance

UNEMPLOYMENT HELP FROM CITY HALL Profile America —  A severe economic panic, striking in 1893, led the city of Seattle to create the nation’s first municipal unemployment assistance office on this date in 1894. State and federal unemployment assistance wasn’t […]

UNIVAC-1 was the first  computer and  was used to process data from the 1950 Census of the U.S. population.

Profile America: First American Computer

The First American Computer     For many Americans nowadays, it’s hard to conceive of life without computers. But such a life is within the living memory of America’s seniors. The first electronic computer was publicly demonstrated on Valentine’s Day […]

by · February 15, 2016 · Profile America, Technology
The Bronx Dwarfs Combined Populations of College Football Playoff Home Towns

The Bronx Dwarfs Combined Populations of College Football Playoff Home Towns

Did you you know that the population of Clemson, South Carolina is smaller than that of Co-op City in the Bronx? Want to impress your family and friends with your knowledge of the cities represented by the college football teams […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Sports
Fireworks explode in central London

Profile America: Auld Lang Syne

Profile America — As a year draws to a close, it is common to reflect on the passage of time. Two hundred years ago, the Senate ratified the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812. A week later, Congress declared […]

by · December 30, 2015 · Profile America