Editor's Note: Back To School is a five-part series in which Roseville Patch will provide the latest statistics from the US Census Department.
The amount of money spent at family clothing stores in August 2010. Only in November and December were sales significantly higher.
The projected number of students to be enrolled in the nation's elementary through high schools (pre-kindergarten to 12th grade) this fall.
The projected number of students enrolled in the nation's colleges and universities this fall. This is up from 14.4 million 20 years ago.
Number of school-age children (5 to 17) who spoke a language other than English at home in 2009; 8 million of these children spoke Spanish at home.
The nation's total apple production, in pounds, in 2010. The chances are good that the apples your children present to their teachers or enjoy for lunch were grown in Washington state, which accounted for more than half of the nation’s total production.