Impact on Households in the United States
The Census Bureau has been running the Household Pulse Survey since April 23, 2020 to get some gauge for how the pandemic is changing things at home.
They’ve been releasing state-level data weekly for the six metrics below. Each circle represents the percentage of households impacted in a state.
Latest update: May 26, 2020
There’s still a ways to go. I’ll keep this page updated.
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