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Demographics Surveys
County and Puerto Rico Municipio Population Estimates: July 1, 2006 — Flagler County, along Florida’s northeast coast, has been the nation’s fastest-growing county in recent years. Will this enclave, named for the builder of the Florida East Coast Railway, continue to hold this distinction? The answer will be revealed via Internet tables showing population estimates, rankings and components of change for the nation’s 3,141 counties and county equivalents since Census 2000 and up to July 1, 2006. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-March.)

Families and Living Arrangements: 2006 — Latest national family portrait of married-couple and single-parent families, stay-at-home mothers and fathers, people who live alone, children who live with grandparents, and men and women who marry or remain single. Data are from the Current Population Survey. (Tentatively scheduled for release mid-March.)

Extended Measures of Well-Being: Living Conditions in the United States, 2003 — National measures from the Survey of Income and Program Participation covering five broad domains, including possession of appliances and electronic goods, such as cell phones; housing conditions; neighborhoods and community services; ability to pay bills and buy groceries; and expectations of getting help from friends, families and communities. (Tentatively scheduled for release late March.)

2006 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Area Population Estimates — St. George, Utah, in the southwest corner of the Beehive State, has been the nation’s fastest-growing metro area in recent years. Will this former farming community continue to hold this distinction? The answer will be revealed via Internet tables showing population estimates and rankings of change for the nation’s 361 metro and 577 micro areas between April 1, 2000, and July 1, 2006. (Tentatively scheduled for release early April.)


Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for March — Upcoming segments include St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) and A Simple, Elegant Invention (March 27), First Bridge in America (April 1) and Easter Egg Hunt (April 8). The entire set of March daily features is available at The entire set of April daily features will be available for direct downloads, beginning March 30.

The URL for the daily or monthly MP3 downloads is the same for the page you use to establish subscription podcast access: This is where the WAV files will appear, as well.

Profile America and Al Dia daily features can all be auditioned and downloaded individually and for the entire month via zip files at

Please note that CDs of Profile America, Al Dia and the Special Edition Black History Month 2007 includes features for added programming flexibility, such as alternative 60-second versions of daily features during the month. Please e-mail for more information

Recently Released
(Since March 2, 2007)

Demographic Surveys
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2006 — March 15 — Internet address:

Economic Surveys
2006 Annual Survey of State and Local Government Employment and Payroll — March 5 — Internet address:

Facts for Features
Mother’s Day (May 13, 2007) — March 14 — Internet address:

Cinco de Mayo — March 7 — Internet address:

Unauthorized Release of Limited Household Data on Census Bureau Web Site — March 7 — Internet address:


Profile America and Al Dia (Spanish) for March — Recently release segments includes: Women’s History Month (March 5) and Signs of Spring (March 9).

Briefing Video
“America’s Changing, so is the Census” (5:45) — This video covers the American Community Survey, which is now being conducted in every community across the country every month. “America’s Changing...” is available for viewing as video-on-demand, the complete script is also available at a single click go to For more information, please write us at

TV News
“American Community Survey B-roll” (#V07-027) (13:25) — An updated version of the U.S. Census Bureau’s official stock shot reel of ACS survey-taking scenes. Review and order the B-roll via the online American Community Survey News Media Tool Kit at:


News releases, reports, data tables and radio transcripts are available on the Public Information Office’s Web page at Questions or comments should be directed to the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at 301-763-3030; fax 301-763-3762; or e-mail


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