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There were 2.4 million black veterans in the U.S. in 2012. Find more numbers, in honor of Black History Month.

How many students are there? Schools? Teachers? School lunches? Find out from the Census Bureau.

The Census Bureau updated and released its free and popular America’s Economy app this week. The app now includes even more information on the status of the economy.

Download the app.

Image description: The size and overall distribution of the U.S. population has changed over time, as some states – especially those in the South and West – have grown faster than others. This series of cartograms shows the distribution of the population in 1890, 1950, and 2010. A cartogram is a map that represents the size of geographic units by a statistic such as population count instead of by actual land area. In each cartogram shown here, one square represents 50,000 people.
From the U.S. Census Bureau’s Data Visualization Gallery.

Image description: The size and overall distribution of the U.S. population has changed over time, as some states – especially those in the South and West – have grown faster than others. This series of cartograms shows the distribution of the population in 1890, 1950, and 2010. A cartogram is a map that represents the size of geographic units by a statistic such as population count instead of by actual land area. In each cartogram shown here, one square represents 50,000 people.

From the U.S. Census Bureau’s Data Visualization Gallery.

Did you know the Census Bureau offered free online training to help you understand its data? View the offerings and sign up for courses that might interest you.