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Census COVID “Pulse” Surveys

These two new weekly “pulse” survey’s by the U.S. Census Bureau provide timely data on how households and small businesses have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Household Pulse Survey: “The Household Pulse Survey is a 20-minute online survey studying how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting households across the country from a social and economic perspective. The survey asks about how jobs, finances, access to food, health, housing, and schooling of you and those you live with have been affected by the ongoing crisis.”

Small Business Pulse Survey: “The experimental Small Business Pulse Survey (Business Pulse) measures the changes in business conditions on our nation’s small businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic.”

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