Public school spending per student went down in 2011 for the first time since the Census Bureau began tracking it, the bureau said Tuesday.
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Residential home building starts dropped sharply in April, but permits for new projects rose soundly, the U.S. Department of Commerce said Thursday.
Immigration is expected to be the principle driver of U.S. population growth by 2027, projections released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau said.
Business inventories were unchanged in March, while sales dropped 1.1 percent, the U.S. Census Bureau said Monday.
Retail and food service sales rose marginally month-to-month to $419 billion in April, the U.S. Census Bureau said Monday.
The U.S. Census Bureau said an estimated 4.1 million U.S. moms will be celebrating the Mother's Day holiday with babies born during the past 12 months.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose by 0.4 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted $503.1 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.
Nearly 70 percent of Hispanic high school graduates enrolled in college last fall, a higher rate than white U.S. students, Pew Research Center reports.
Black voters had a higher turnout than whites in the 2012 presidential election for the first time, a U.S. Census Bureau report says.