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When the government releases new data—or when we go digging for hard-to-find, interesting information—you’ll find the resulting reports here. The Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Congressional Budget Office, and more: we provide bias-free context and visuals to help you understand the latest from these agencies. USAFacts is always digging into data, so check back often for new reports.
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill that includes plans to send checks directly to individuals. According to one analysis, 82% of families will get the full amount.
How prepared are employers to adjust to new working conditions? What industries most directly impacted by recent changes, and what lessons can be gleaned from previous recessions?
The federal government brings in $1.2 trillion each year in payroll taxes to fund Social Security and Medicare programs. Payroll taxes make up a higher share of taxes for middle-income families than any other income group.
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the country, we're tracking the top numbers to watch to best understand the virus's impact. How prepared are our hospitals? Who's at risk?
Several categories of people need to take extra measures to avoid contracting COVID-19. With the number of coronavirus cases in the United States growing, here’s what people need to know about being high risk.
Accidents, cancer and deaths of despair: see how age and location influence US death rates
As of March 2, there were 43 positive cases in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the virus is not "currently spreading widely in the United States," but notes that it is headed toward causing a global pandemic.