More Census Bureau Articles

  • Sales of new houses disappoint in July, dimming hopes for an economic boost

    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...

  • The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare

    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.

  • More Hispanics tell Census Bureau they're 'white'

    Over the past 10 years, a growing number of Hispanics have changed their race and origin to "white," according to top Census officials.

  • Here's what this week's housing numbers say about the recovery

    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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