Welcome!

News Feed Item

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Super Bowl XLVIII

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLVIII will be played Feb. 2 at the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants.  This will be the first time the Super Bowl has been held in the New York City metropolitan area, as well as being the first Super Bowl played outdoors in the northern U.S. To commemorate this occasion, the Census Bureau has compiled a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the cities represented by the remaining teams in the playoffs, the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140124/DC52391-INFO)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO)

Go to http://quickfacts.census.gov for more statistics about these cities. Unless otherwise noted, all comparisons are statistically different from each other.

Super Bowl Trends

21   
Out of 47 Super Bowls, the team whose city had the smaller population won the game 21 times. In the past 14 years, the city with the smaller population has won 10 times (71.4 percent).
Source: National Football League
http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/history

1995
Year that the NFL instituted the salary cap, which was intended to allow smaller market teams to be more competitive with large market teams. The team with the larger population had won the last 13 Super Bowls prior to the salary cap, and 19 of the first 28 Super Bowls (67.9 percent) before the 1995 season.
Source: National Football League
http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/history

270
How many more people lived in Seattle than Denver on July 1, 2012, making Seattle 0.04 percent larger than Denver.
Source: Census Population Estimates
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/PEP/2012/PEPANNRSIP.US12A

Denver (Broncos)

23rd
Where Denver ranked on the list of the nation's most populous cities. The estimated population of Denver on July 1, 2012, was 634,265. Denver gained 14,980 people from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012. At the time of the Broncos' first season in 1960, the 1960 Census population for Denver was 493,887.
Source: Census Population Estimates and Decennial Census
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/PEP/2012/PEPANNRSIP.US12A 
http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html

44.7%            
Percentage of Denver residents 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2012; 86.0 percent had at least graduated from high school. The respective national figures were 29.1 percent and 86.4 percent. Denver's percentage of 25 and older who at least graduated from high school is not significantly different from the national figure.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP02/1600000US0820000

26.3%
Percentage of Denver residents 5 and older who spoke a language other than English at home. The national average was 21.0 percent.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP02/1600000US0820000

$50,488                  
Median household income for Denver. The national median was $51,371Denver's median household income is not significantly different from New York's median household income or the national figure.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP03/1600000US0820000

$251,200
Median home value of owner-occupied homes in Denver. The national median was $171,900.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP04/1600000US0820000

24.6 minutes
Average amount of time it took Denver residents to get to work; 68.6 percent of the city's workers drove to work alone, 8.7 percent carpooled and 7.2 percent took public transportation. Nationally, it took an average of 25.7 minutes to get to work.  Denver's carpooled percentage is not significantly different from Seattle's carpooled percentage.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/S0801/1600000US0820000

Seattle (Seahawks)

22nd 
Where Seattle ranked on the list of the nation's most populous cities. The estimated population of Seattle on July 1, 2012, was 634,535. Seattle gained 12,638 people from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012. At the time of the Seahawks' first season in 1976, the 1970 Census population for Seattle was 530,831.
Source: Census Population Estimates and Decennial Census
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/PEP/2012/PEPANNRSIP.US12A 
http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html

57.7%            
Percentage of Seattle residents 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2012; 93.6 percent had at least graduated from high school. The respective national figures were 29.1 percent and 86.4 percent. 
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP02/1600000US5363000

23.9%            
Percentage of Seattle residents 5 and older who spoke a language other than English at home. The national average was 21.0 percent.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP02/1600000US5363000

$64,473                  
Median household income for Seattle. The national median was $51,371.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP03/1600000US5363000

$415,800
Median home value of owner-occupied homes in Seattle. The national median was $171,900.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP04/1600000US5363000

25.9 minutes
Average amount of time it took Seattle residents to get to work; 49.2 percent of the city's workers drove to work alone, 8.5 percent carpooled and 19.7 percent took public transportation. Nationally, it took an average of 25.7 minutes to get to work. Seattle's average commute time is not significantly different from the national average, and Seattle's carpooled percentage is not significantly different from Denver's carpooled percentage.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/S0801/1600000US5363000

New York City (host city)

1st 
Where New York City ranked on the list of the nation's most populous cities. The estimated population of New York City on July 1, 2012, was 8,336,697.  New York City gained 67,058 people from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012.
Source: Census Population Estimates
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/PEP/2012/PEPANNRSIP.US12A

34.7%            
Percentage of New York City residents 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2012; 79.6 percent had at least graduated from high school. The respective national figures were 29.1 percent and 86.4 percent. 
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP02/1600000US3651000

49.2%            
Percentage of New York City residents 5 and older who spoke a language other than English at home. The national average was 21.0 percent.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP02/1600000US3651000

$50,895
Median household income for New York City. The national median was $51,371New York's median household income is not significantly different from Denver's median household income.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP03/1600000US3651000

$478,400
Median home value of owner-occupied homes in New York City. The national median was $171,900.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/DP04/1600000US3651000

39.3 minutes
Average amount of time it took New York City residents to get to work; 22.6 percent of the city's workers drove to work alone, 4.7 percent carpooled and 55.9 percent took public transportation. Nationally, it took an average of 25.7 minutes to get to work.
Source: 2012 American Community Survey
http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/S0801/1600000US3651000

Following is a list of observances typically covered by the Census Bureau's Facts for Features series:

African-American History Month (February) 

Labor Day

Super Bowl 

Grandparents Day

Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) 

Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15)

Women's History Month (March) 

Unmarried and Single Americans Week

Irish-American Heritage Month (March)/ 

Halloween (Oct. 31)

  St. Patrick's Day (March 17) 

American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month

Earth Day (April 22) 

(November) 

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (May) 

Veterans Day (Nov. 11)        

Older Americans Month (May) 

Thanksgiving Day                                              

Cinco de Mayo (May 5) 

The Holiday Season (December)      

Mother's Day


Hurricane Season Begins (June 1) 


Father's Day


The Fourth of July (July 4)


Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 26)


Back to School (August) 


Editor's note: The preceding data were collected from a variety of sources and may be subject to sampling variability and other sources of error. Facts for Features are customarily released about two months before an observance in order to accommodate magazine production timelines. Questions or comments should be directed to the Census Bureau's Public Information Office: telephone: 301-763-3030; or e-mail: [email protected].

Public Information Office
301-763-3030

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Historically, some banking activities such as trading have been relying heavily on analytics and cutting edge algorithmic tools. The coming of age of powerful data analytics solutions combined with the development of intelligent algorithms have created new opportunities for financial institutions. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sebastien Meunier, Head of Digital for North America at Chappuis Halder & Co., will discuss how these tools can be leveraged to develop a lasting competitive advanta...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Loom Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded in 2015, Loom Systems delivers an advanced AI solution to predict and prevent problems in the digital business. Loom stands alone in the industry as an AI analysis platform requiring no prior math knowledge from operators, leveraging the existing staff to succeed in the digital era. With offices in S...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HTBase will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. HTBase (Gartner 2016 Cool Vendor) delivers a Composable IT infrastructure solution architected for agility and increased efficiency. It turns compute, storage, and fabric into fluid pools of resources that are easily composed and re-composed to meet each application’s needs. With HTBase, companies can quickly prov...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
What if you could build a web application that could support true web-scale traffic without having to ever provision or manage a single server? Sounds magical, and it is! In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Munns, Senior Developer Advocate for Serverless Applications at Amazon Web Services, will show how to build a serverless website that scales automatically using services like AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and Amazon S3. We will review several frameworks that can help you build serverle...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership. As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership abi...
After more than five years of DevOps, definitions are evolving, boundaries are expanding, ‘unicorns’ are no longer rare, enterprises are on board, and pundits are moving on. Can we now look at an evolution of DevOps? Should we? Is the foundation of DevOps ‘done’, or is there still too much left to do? What is mature, and what is still missing? What does the next 5 years of DevOps look like? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by DevOps Summit Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists l...
The essence of cloud computing is that all consumable IT resources are delivered as services. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, demonstrated the concepts and implementations of two important cloud computing deliveries: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). He discussed from business and technical viewpoints what exactly they are, why we care, how they are different and in what ways, and the strategies for IT to transi...
Web Real-Time Communication APIs have quickly revolutionized what browsers are capable of. In addition to video and audio streams, we can now bi-directionally send arbitrary data over WebRTC's PeerConnection Data Channels. With the advent of Progressive Web Apps and new hardware APIs such as WebBluetooh and WebUSB, we can finally enable users to stitch together the Internet of Things directly from their browsers while communicating privately and securely in a decentralized way.
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm.
What sort of WebRTC based applications can we expect to see over the next year and beyond? One way to predict development trends is to see what sorts of applications startups are building. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arin Sime, founder of WebRTC.ventures, will discuss the current and likely future trends in WebRTC application development based on real requests for custom applications from real customers, as well as other public sources of information,