PA State Data Center Releases Census, Other Updates

New Brief Highlights Newly Released Vintage 2022 Population Estimates

The U.S. Census Bureau released the vintage 2022 population estimates for U.S counties and Puerto Rico. We’ve created a brief focused on the changes to Pennsylvania’s population. Read more on our Research Briefs page.

New Legislative Resources Available

New resources including maps and data profiles for Congressional and Legislative Districts are available on our site at: https://pasdc.hbg.psu.edu/Data/Legislative. The Census Bureau released new social, economic, housing, and demographic statistics for the 2022 state legislative districts. The four Data Profiles are available for all Pennsylvania Legislative Districts in the upper and lower chambers.

Register now for 2023 PA Data User Conference

This year will feature keynote and plenary sessions related to state and regional efforts to make data open and accessible. Concurrent sessions will feature two tracks: 1) U.S. Census Bureau staff providing updates on Census data products and tools as well as data analysts and 2) researchers across the state sharing applied uses of demographic data to better improve decision-making. Register at: https://pasdcconference.org/.

Census Bureau Updates

  • New Work-From-Home Data by Race and Ethnicity Now Available

This month, the U.S. Census Bureau released preliminary data from the Annual Business Survey (ABS) showing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on businesses. The tables explore work from home status and business characteristics such as impact of the pandemic, financial health, outstanding debt, and expectations for continued operations. Click here to explore options for utilizing the latest data. 

  • ACCESS BROADBAND Dashboard

The U.S. Census Bureau and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) unveiled the first release of their joint interactive dashboard that allows users to compare U.S. state, county and census tract-level maps displaying broadband availability and adoption statistics to maps of select social and economic indicators. Click here to learn more and explore this interactive dashboard.

  • New Report: Women and Men Both Experienced Changes in Occupations During COVID-19

Click here to read this recently released report that focuses on differences in occupational employment shifts for women and men during the COVID pandemic.

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