December 2, 2020

Fast Facts and Stats About Students and School in the U.S.

Another interesting and potentially useful compilation of statistics from the U.S. Census. All statistics include direct links to the source document.

From the “Facts For Features” Report:

This edition of Facts for Features highlights the many statistics associated with the return to classrooms by our nation’s students and teachers.

Some of What You’ll Find in the Statistical Compilation:

$8.5 billion
The amount of money spent at family clothing stores in August 2012. Sales at bookstores in August 2012 totaled $2.0 billion.

73%
Percentage of children 3 to 6 years old who are enrolled in school.

42%
Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds enrolled in college in 2011.

12.0 million
Number of people age 25 and over who held a bachelor’s degree in business in 2011.

Read the Complete “Facts for Features Report” From the U.S. Census.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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