TIP SHEET: CB17-TPS.63 AUG. 10, 2017 — On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun. The solar eclipse path of totality will stretch from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C. In recognition of the eclipse, the U.S. Census Bureau has compiled links to various social, economic and demographic statistics related to the event.
For more information on the eclipse, visit NASA’s eclipse website.
Census Bureau Statistics
· Population estimates for selected eclipse viewing cities.
· Detailed occupations: View the number of full-time, year-round civilian employed astronomers and physicists, aerospace engineers, and atmospheric and space scientists in the United States.
· Census Business Builder business/demographic profiles and interactive maps for selected eclipse-viewing cities:
o Madras City, Ore.
o Idaho Falls City, Idaho
o Casper, Wyo.
o Lincoln, Neb.
o Jefferson City, Mo.
o Carbondale, Ill.
o Paducah, Ky.
o Nashville, Tenn.
o Clayton, Ga.
o Columbia, S.C.
· Ready, Set, Eclipse: Probability of clouds for the United States on Aug. 21 based on climate data.