By Joseph Lawler | 08/25/14 01:23 PM
Sales of new homes fell short of expectations in July, as the U.S. housing market fails to recover quickly enough to contribute to a stronger economic recovery. The Census Bureau reported Monday morning that 412,000 new single-family homes were sold in July, well below the roughly 430,000 that...
By Terence Jeffrey | 08/21/14 11:52 AM
About 109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded "means-tested programs" -- also known as welfare -- as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.
By Paul Bedard | 08/11/14 02:09 PM
Over the past 10 years, a growing number of Hispanics have changed their race and origin to "white," according to top Census officials.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/24/14 12:41 PM
Those expecting the housing market to adjust to last year's steep increase in mortgage rates and resume recovering from the mortgage crisis will have to wait longer for clarity.
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