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City of Memphis, TN Police Director Candidates

http://www.memphistn.gov/Government/PoliceServices/PoliceDirectorCandidates.aspx

“Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland released on Friday, July 15, the list of recommended candidates from the International Association of Chiefs of Police for the permanent directorship of the Memphis Police Department.

Mayor Strickland will conduct interviews in August. Shortly after that, the mayor will announce his appointee. The appointment is subject to approval by the Memphis City Council.

The recommended candidates, along with bios, resumes and video clips, are listed below in alphabetical order.”-From the City of Memphis website.

Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State- and Locally-Administered Defined Benefit Data Summary Report: 2015 – Released June, 2016

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2016/econ/g15-aspp-sl.pdf

Annual Survey of Public Pensions Report: 2015 [Released, June 2016]

This summary is part of a continuing series designed to provide information on the finances, including that of pension funds, of the United States’ over 90,000 state and local governments. The 2015 Annual Survey of Public Pensions provides data on membership, assets, revenues, and expenditures of state- and locally-administered defined benefit plans.”–From the website.

 

Mother’s Day : May 8, 2016

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2016/cb16-ff09.html

“This fact sheet presents statistical information from the Census Bureau’s economic and demographic subject areas pertaining to Mother’s Day.”–From the website.

Older Americans Month : May, 2016

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2016/cb16-ff08.html

The U. S. Census Bureau offers detailed information and statistics on older Americans here.

An Aging World : 2015 International Population Report Issue March 2016

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2016/demo/p95-16-1.pdf

“Worldwide, the 65-and-over population will more than double to 1.6 billion by 2050, according to An Aging World: 2015. This new report from the Census Bureau examines the continuing global aging trend and projected growth of the population age 65 and over, with an emphasis on the differences among world regions.”–From a U. S. Census Bureau News Release on this Report.

 

Native American Indian Association of Tennessee

http://www.naiatn.org/

“The Native American Indian Association of Tennessee, Incorporated (NAIA) is a service agency for Indians of Tennessee. It has been chartered as a tax-exempt non-profit corporation since October 1983, under provisions of section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code to improve the quality of life for Indians in Tennessee. NAIA has helped the Indian people in its service area to achieve the following goals:

  1. Improve the services in education and decrease illiteracy.
  2. Expand job opportunities and promote better employment.
  3. Increase knowledge and awareness of Indian culture.
  4. Promote Indian unity and organization.
  5. Improve services for daycare, housing, health, social services, and nutrition for low-income Indian people.

NAIA is the only statewide non-profit organization with an all-Indian Board of Directors elected by the membership. NAIA represents the concerns of the more than 10,000 Native American Indian residents of Tennessee. NAIA is a service organization based on the principles of self-determination and self-reliance.”–From the webiste.

Census Bureau reports at least 350 Languages spoken in U. S. Homes

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-185.html

“U.S. Census Bureau released a set of new tables today detailing hundreds of languages that U.S. residents speak at home. American Community Survey data on languages spoken at home were previously available for only 39 languages. These tables, based on American Community Survey data collected from 2009 to 2013, expand the languages and language groups tabulated to 350.”–From the Census Bureau News Room.

 

Geographic Mobility : 2015

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-tps99.html

“Historical and detailed tables on Geographical Mobility, a collection of national- and regional-level tables from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement of the Current Population Survey, are now available. These detailed tables describe the movement of people in the United States, including type of move, reason for moving and selected characteristics of those who moved within the last year. The historical tables incorporate data from as far back as 1948.”-From Census Bureau Newsroom.

 

As the Nation Ages, Seven States Become Younger, Census Bureau Reports

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb14-118.html

“The median age declined in seven states between 2012 and 2013, including five in the Great Plains, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. In contrast, the median age for the U.S. as a whole ticked up from 37.5 years to 37.6 years. These estimates examine population changes among groups by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin nationally, as well as all states and counties, between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2013.–From the website.

Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb14-ff15.html

“On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.”–From the website.  This site provides statistics relating to people with disabilities today.

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act: July 2

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb14-ff17.html

“On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. This landmark law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race in public accommodations, in publicly owned or operated facilities, in employment and union membership and in the registration of voters. To mark the anniversary, the U.S. Census Bureau has gathered key statistics that measure changes in some characteristics of different race groups to date.–from the website.

Reason for Moving: 2012 to 2013Population

http://www.census.gov/prod/2014pubs/p20-574.pdf

“Between 2012 and 2013, 35.9 million people 1 year and over living in the United States moved to a different residence. The mover rate for this period was 11.7 percent. Why did these people move?”– From the website.  This U. S. Census Population Characteristics Report gives data, information and statistics as to why people do move.

English-Speaking Ability of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: 2012

http://www.census.gov/prod/2014pubs/acs-26.pdf

In this June 2014 American Community Survey Report from the United States there is much information and statistics relating to this population and their ability to speak English.

Census Flows Mapper

http://flowsmapper.geo.census.gov/flowsmapper/flowsmapper.html

“The Census Flows Mapper is a web mapping application intended to provide users with a simple interface to view, save and print county-to-county migration flows maps of the United States. The data are from the 2006-2010 and 2007-2011 American Community Surveys.”–From the website.

 

My Congressional District

http://www.census.gov/mycd/

“My Congressional District gives you quick and easy access to selected statistics collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey. The American Community Survey provides updated detailed demographic, social and economic statistics every year for the nation’s communities. With My Congressional District, you can view statistics covering age, employment, education, and much more. — From the website.