04/23/2018

News

Los Angeles County a Microcosm of Nation’s Diverse Collection of Business Owners, Census Bureau Reports

Los Angeles County, Calif., led the nation in the number of Hispanic-, Asian-, and American Indian and Alaska Native-owned firms in 2012, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. It also ranked second in the number of black or African American- and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms (after Cook County, Ill., and Honolulu County, Hawaii, respectively).

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Supplemental Measure of Poverty Remains Unchanged

The nation’s poverty rate was 16.0 percent in 2012, unchanged from 2011, according to the supplemental poverty measure released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The 2012 rate was higher than the official measure of 15.0 percent. The official poverty rate in 2012 was also not significantly different from the corresponding rate in 2011.

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Annual Survey of Public Employment & Payroll Summary Report: 2011

This summary report provides statistics from the revised 2011 estimates for the employment of nearly 90,000 state and local governments in the United States. It shows statistics on the number of state and local government civilian employees and their gross payrolls for the month of March 2011. Statistics include government functions such as education, fire protection and police protection. Statistics are available for the nation and individual states.

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Annual Survey of Public Pensions, Summary Report: 2011

This report provides statistics on revenues, expenditures, financial assets and membership information for public employee retirement systems. Statistics are shown for retirement systems at the national, state and local government level. This publication presents data on public pension systems based on information collected from the 2011 Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State- and Locally-Administered Defined Benefit Data.

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“My Congressional District” Statistics Tool

My Congressional District, allows anyone to access information about a Congressional district at the click of a button. With all fifty states and every district represented, it is easy to compare information. Users can view statistics about population, jobs, housing, economic status, and education. An information base of this size helps provide useful knowledge and a critical understanding of how a district is doing compared to others, and serves as a useful research tool.

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