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Human Development and Family Sciences: Social & Economic Statistics

Aging: Reports from Census

Homeless: Report from Census

The Census Bureau is not able to collect data on the homeless. Data are gathered on the population of emergency and transitional shelters.

This report covers the nation, regions, and states and includes breakdowns by sex and age groups.


According to the 2014 U.S. Census Bureau ACS study 27% of all African American men, women and children live below the poverty level compared to just 11% of all Americans.

Poverty in Black America (

Social and Economic Well-Being Measures

Income, earnings




Infant mortality

United States

Important Information about HIstorical Census Statistics

This book examines census information, such as instructions to enumerators. These instructions led to undercounting women and misrepresenting women's occupational status.

World Demographics

Subject Guide

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Rebecca Knight
Associate librarian
Reference and Instructional Services Department
Morris Library, Room 117H

Subjects: U.S. Government Information,
Delaware, census, family studies, RefWorks, APA style, and genealogy.

B.A., History. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1973.
M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.

Language Use in the United States: Report from Census

A map of Spanish-speakers in the United States. Source: U.S. Census Bureau. "Language Use in the United States: 2011." Data from 2007-2011 American Community Survey

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