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MONDAY, DEC 19, 2022
Continually Decreasing Household Sizes Across the United States

Which is worse? The COVID-19 pandemic, or the affordable housing crisis? The pandemic, apparently. A Social Explorer analysis of American Community Survey data found t...

TUESDAY, DEC 13, 2022
The American Community Survey 2021 5-Year Estimates are Now Live on Social Explorer!

Social Explorer is proud to announce that we have published the newest 2017-2021 American Community Survey (ACS) five-year estimates. Thousands of variables from this ...

THURSDAY, NOV 24, 2022
Social Explorer Data and Visualizations Play Important Role in Kentucky Reproductive Rights Victory

Advocates for preserving women’s reproductive rights in Kentucky used demographic data from Social Explorer to identify and encourage potential voters during the...

TUESDAY, NOV 22, 2022
Social Explorer analysis for New York Times finds 80-year-olds aren’t limited to White House

What do most elderly Americans have in common with President Joe Biden? About 1.27 million, or 1 in 25, are over the age of 80, according to a Social Explorer ana...

MONDAY, NOV 21, 2022
Median Home Value Across the United States

Given the runup in U.S. housing prices over the last several years, the 2021 American Community Survey results of median home value are probably a better reflection of...

WEDNESDAY, NOV 16, 2022
Where in the U.S. do Monthly Electricity Bills Top $250?

U.S. natural gas producers are seeking big profits from exporting natural gas to Europe and Asia, as natural gas from Russia becomes scarce in the wake of its invasion...

MONDAY, NOV 14, 2022
American Dream of Homeownership Out of Reach for a Growing Number of Americans

Soaring housing prices, spiraling inflation, and rising interest rates are putting the American dream of homeownership even more out of reach for a growing number of A...

MONDAY, NOV 07, 2022
Households that Received Food Stamps, 2021

Groceries seldom have been cheap, and inflation is taking a large bite from the budgets of some of the nation’s poorest places, according to a Social Explorer an...

TUESDAY, NOV 01, 2022
Winter is Coming, Time to Turn Up the Heating

Texas, Louisiana, and Pennsylvania may account for more than half of U.S. natural gas production, but it’s used most often to heat homes in Great Lakes and Utah ...

MONDAY, OCT 31, 2022
Median Household Income Across the U.S., 2021

The nation’s most well-to-do households have moved. The nation’s capital, which was the metropolitan statistical area with the greatest median household in...

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