Category Archives: Government Statistics

Gray Divorce Rate in the U.S.

The overall divorce rate in the U.S. has declined since 1990. Yet among those aged 50 and older it has roughly doubled according to a recent report from the National Center for Family & Marriage Research (NCFMR) in Bowling Green … Continue reading

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Updates from Federal Statistical Agencies

2017 Census of Agriculture State and County Profiles are now available from USDA’s  Online Resources, https://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/AgCensus/2017/Online_Resources/County_Profiles/index.php. The National Center for Education Statistics released 2019 Condition of Education, https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2019144. Prototype statistics for gross domestic product (GDP) by county for 2012-2015 can … Continue reading

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Post-secondary employment outcomes (PSEO) Beta

The Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) is a new project within the U.S. Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program. It provides participating colleges and universities with aggregate median earnings data for graduates 1, 5 and 10 years post graduation. These … Continue reading

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New Data Release on Enrollment and Staffing in Public Schools and School Districts in the U.S.

The National Center for Education Statistics just released the 2016-17 Common Core of Data (CCD) Universe files. CCD is a comprehensive, annual, national database of all public elementary and secondary schools and school districts. There were 50.5 million students attending … Continue reading

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Who Is Poor in Wisconsin? – December 18, 2018

According to the most recent Wisconsin Poverty Report, poverty is a major issue in many parts of Wisconsin, particularly in the very rural Northwest and the very urban Southeast. This report is published annually by the Wisconsin Poverty Project in … Continue reading

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Belgian Municipal Accounts for 16 Governments, 1870-1933 – November 14, 2018

The Data and Information Services Center (DISC) has added yet another research study to its online archive this year: Belgian Municipal Accounts for 16 Governments, 1870-1933 is a study that contains information and data about the receipts and expenditures of 16 municipal … Continue reading

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– New US Bureau of Labor Statistics Report on Women’s Earnings – August 21, 2018

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released their annual report on women’s earning – Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2017 (BLS Report 1075, August 2018, .pdf, HTML, and Excel format, 153p.). The report utilized data from the Current … Continue reading

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New NCHS Report Highlights Fertility Measures From the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) – July 11, 2018

– New NCHS Report Highlights Fertility Measures From the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) – July 11, 2018 The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has recently released a new report that hightlights new fertility measures derived from the … Continue reading

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New NCHS Report on Co-habitation — June 4, 2018

New NCHS report on co-habitation — June 4, 2018 The National Center for Health Statistics has published a new report “A Demographic, Attitudinal, and Behavioral Profile of Cohabiting Adults in the United States, 2011–2015.” The report, written by Colleen Nugent … Continue reading

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U.S. National Center for Health Statistics Report on the Vital Statistics System

The National Center for Health Statistics recently released a report, “The U.S. National Vital Statistics System: Transitioning Into the 21st Century, 1990–2017: Programs and Collection Procedures”, that highlights changes to the National Vital Statistics System. This system contains data, publications, … Continue reading

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