PRB Topic Feed: U.S. Census and ACS/Topics/US-Census-and-ACS.aspxThree States Account for Nearly Half of U.S. Population Growth California, Florida, and Texas made up a combined 27 percent of the U.S. population in 2015 but accounted for 48 percent of U.S. population growth between 2014 and 2015, according to new Census Bureau estimates. 12/22/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/us-3-states-account.aspxf149f627-5c4d-4706-ac23-ebc174cb1698New PRB Appalachia Report Examines Jobs, Degrees, and Other Trends Appalachia's residents in their prime working years are less likely to be in the labor force or to hold college degrees than the U.S. population as a whole, but these and other demographic, health, and socioeconomic patterns vary widely within the region.04/24/2015/Publications/Reports/2015/appalachia-overview-acs-2015.aspxb12f6947-dbca-4bdf-96d4-0b99978ba564Who Uses the ACS and Why?The American Community Survey puts up-to-date information about important social issues at the fingertips of people who need it, including policymakers, researchers, businesses and nongovernmental organizations, journalists, teachers, students, and the public. 04/13/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/whousesacs.aspx83c5bfcb-14b1-4845-81de-1b20392eeda7U.S. Energy Boom Fuels Population Growth in Many Rural CountiesA population boom in energy-rich counties is breathing new life into parts of the Midwest and Appalachia that have experienced long-term population decline or slow growth compared with the rest of the United States, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.03/28/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/us-oil-rich-counties.aspxfab9887d-e5d0-4763-acd7-37210c42bb91In U.S., New Data Show Longer, More Sedentary CommutesThe average full-time worker in the United States spends almost 26 minutes commuting to work, according to just-released data from the 2013 American Community Survey.09/23/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/us-commuting.aspx118f6b43-dccb-4fc3-b86b-ef38fc0bfe28Goodbye 'Metropolitan'?The term "metropolitan" may become outmoded if the U.S. government adopts recommended new metropolitan area standards.06/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/GoodbyeMetropolitan.aspxd6132a0f-f466-4f1f-9058-ae882596c738Pinpointing PovertyWith funding for Head Start, Title I, and measures to mitigate negative effects of welfare reform all linked to the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty estimates, the agency is refining and updating its numbers. 01/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/PinpointingPoverty.aspx4bdf93f2-3480-4efa-a01b-f5b56522649cA Demographic Perspective on Replacing the Electoral CollegeU.S. voters in sparsely populated states have more clout in the Electoral College system than voters from heavily populated states. Some social scientists see this disparity as grounds for replacing the system. 03/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/ADemographicPerspectiveonReplacingtheElectoralCollege.aspx44a4fc33-f6d3-4ed7-b771-e66f8c2a1458Census 2000: U.S. Population Grew 13 Percent; 12 Seats in U.S. House Will ChangeAccording to Census 2000 results released Dec. 28, the population of the United States grew 13.2 percent from 1990 to 2000, or from 248,709,873 to 281,421,906.12/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/Census2000USPopulationGrew13Percent12SeatsinUSHouseWillChange.aspx416eb311-93c0-4d7f-aef3-1e3f9d6d743bThe 2010 Census Questionnaire: Seven Questions for EveryoneThe 2010 Census questionnaire will be sent to every housing unit in the country. The person who fills out the form (Person 1) will provide the household information, including whether the home is rented or owned, and will answer just seven questions about every household member. 04/14/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/questionnaire.aspxf5fd0d1f-d7af-44dc-901f-6be7ecea42d3