The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
Census Data & Demographics
- Population Reference Bureau - The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations.
- American FactFinder - Census Bureau - Population, housing, economic, and geographic data and fact sheets
- Racial and Ethnic Classifications Used in Census 2000 and Beyond - Census Bureau - 2000
- Poverty, Income, and Health: What the New Census Data Tells Us - Video from panel discussion - September 2007
- New Census Poverty Figures Don't Tell Whole Story for Minorities and Women - LCCR/EF - August 30, 2006
- Race Categories to Change on 2010 Census Form - LCCR/EF - April 12, 2006
- Changing Demographics of the Retired Population - Urban Institute - November 2005
- Census Bureau Projects Surge in Hispanic and Asian Populations - LCCR/EF - April 7, 2004
- Measuring Racial Discrimination: Panel on Methods for Assessing Discrimination - National Research Council of the National Academies - 2004
- A Diverse Nation: Hispanic Community Now Largest Minority Group - LCCR/EF - June 26, 2003
American Community Survey (ACS)
The Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) is an on-going survey, sent to a sample of the population, that tells us what the population looks like and how it lives and helps communities determine where to locate services and allocate resources.
- The American Community—Blacks: 2004 (pdf)- February 2007
- The American Community—Hispanics: 2004 (pdf) - February 2007
- The American Community—Asians: 2004 (pdf) - February 2007
- Questions Planned for the 2010 Census and American Community Survey (pdf) - March 2008
The Census Bureau's economic census provides a detailed portrait of the United States' economy once every five years, from the national to the local level. Related programs include statistics on minority- and women-owned businesses. Censuses of agriculture and governments are conducted at the same time.