CensusFax – Mother’s Day 2012

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the driving force behind Mother’s Day was Anna Jarvis. Jarvis organized observances in Grafton, West Virginia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 10, 1908. Once the celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis petitioned members of Congress to celebrate a day to honor mothers. In 1914 Congress designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s . . . → Read More: CensusFax – Mother’s Day 2012

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Marital Status – African American Females Have the Lowest Marriage Rate (2010 ACS)

According to the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) 1 Year Estimates, African American females had the lowest rate of persons who were married than any other race or ethnic population group (see Table 1). Only 26.0% of African American females above the age of 15 responded that they were married. This rate was even . . . → Read More: Marital Status – African American Females Have the Lowest Marriage Rate (2010 ACS)

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