December 13, 2017

Reference: Fast Facts: U.S. Census Bureau Releases Five New American Community Survey Briefs

The five new briefs were released today by the U.S. Census are available online as PDF files.  You can access previously released briefs (7) here.

The Foreign-Born with Science and Engineering Degrees: 2010

This brief, based on 2010 American Community Survey estimates, examines patterns of science and engineering educational attainment among the foreign-born population, with attainment of specific science and engineering degree types by place of birth and sex, as well as metropolitan statistical area. It also compares attainment of such degrees by the foreign-born and native-born populations.

The Newly Arrived Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 2010

This brief, based on the 2010 American Community Survey estimates, examines differences in the characteristics of the newly arrived foreign-born based on whether they arrived before 2005, from 2005 to 2007, or 2008 and later. The brief notes trends in population size, world region/country of birth and geographic distribution in the United States.

Child Poverty in the United States 2009 and 2010: Selected Race Groups and Hispanic Origin

This brief, based on the 2009 and 2010 American Community Survey estimates, compares national- and state-level child poverty rates for all children and for children by race group and Hispanic origin for each state and the District of Columbia.

Lifetime Mobility in the United States: 2010

This brief examines life- time mobility in the United States using place of birth and current residence data from the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS). In addition, it examines how such mobility varies by age and geo- graphical area.

School-Aged Children With Disabilities in U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 2010

This brief, based on 2010 American Community Survey estimates, examines disability type, school enrollment and geographic distribution for school-age children in the United States. The brief compares disability rates of children among states and metropolitan vs. nonmetropolitan areas.

Food Stamp/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Receipt in the Past 12 Months for Households by State: 2009 and 2010

This brief, based on the 2009 and 2010 American Community Survey estimates, examines changes at the state level in receipt of food stamps/SNAP between 2009 and 2010.

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