News and announcementsSeptember 20, 2012
The Call for Abstracts for the 7th International Conference on Population Geographies is now open!
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is January 25, 2013. You will be notified about acceptance by March 1st, 2013.
For more information and abstract submission, please visit our website.
Conference website: www.rug.nl/frw/icpg2013
Conference e-mail address: email@example.com
September 19, 2012
The 2012 Economic Census Is Coming Soon
In November and
December, more than 4 million American businesses, including 320,000
businesses in Texas, will receive 2012 Economic Census forms.
Responses to the questionnaire are required by law (Title 13, U.S.
Code), to be returned by February 12, 2013.
Every 5 years,
the Economic Census develops a comprehensive portrait of
American business, from the national to the local level. Timely
and accurate data are vital to effective public policy and
September 17, 2012
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the
U.S. population will reach 314,395,013 at noon today, which is
the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution on
Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia.
Sept. 17 is recognized as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the creation and signing of the supreme law of the land and to honor and celebrate the privileges and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship for both native-born and naturalized citizens. Federal law requires that all schools receiving federal funds hold an educational program for their students on Sept. 17 of each year.
On Sept. 17,
1987, the Census Bureau estimated the U.S. population was
243,636,172 at noon that day, the 200th anniversary of the
signing of the Constitution. The first U.S. census in 1790
counted 3,929,214 residents. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html>.
September 13, 2012
US Census Bureau: New data available