U.S. Birth Rate Shrinks Again

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What's your idea of the perfect family? One boy, one girl? Three kids? New data from the 2014 U.S. Census shows kids are becoming part of the equation less and less. The updated information is based on the 2014 Current Population Survey’s Fertility Supplement, which includes current data for women ages 15-50, but also tracks... Read more

1940 Census Fever! The Most Popular Baby Names That Year

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There was so much hype surrounding the unveiling of the 1940 Census that 22.5 million people visited the website in the first three hours it was up, causing the online system to crash. According to USA Today, even Census Director, Robert Groves, couldn’t load the site. The website glitch caused frustration for people... Read more