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Dec
20

Use Visuals to Explore the American Community Survey

  The Census Bureau data from the American Community Survey (ACS) helps local officials, community leaders, and businesses understand the changes taking place in their communities. The ACS is the… more
Dec
11

2013-2017 ACS Estimates Available for Median Household Income, Poverty Rates and Computer and Internet Use

On December 6, the U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of the 2013-2017 American Community Survey (ACS) five-year estimates, which features more than 40 social, economic, housing and demographic… more
Nov
6

2013-2017 ACS 5-year Pre-Release Webinar

Tune in on November 27th @ 2PM for a webinar by the Census Bureau to learn more about the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year data release. This webinar will cover background information… more
Oct
21

Census Bureau Helps Countries Conduct Their Own Censuses

  As the US Census Bureau prepares for the upcoming 2020 Census, keep in mind that the US is not the only country preparing for its Census. With the support of the United States Agency for… more
Oct
18

2017 ACS 1-Year PUMS Files

  The Census Bureau has released its 2017 ACS 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files. The PUMS files show the full range of population and housing unit responses collected on individual ACS… more
Oct
10

Where Does All the Data the Census Bureau Collects Go?

What began as a U.S. Army supply depot in the late 1800s now is the main clearinghouse for almost all of the hundreds of surveys the U.S. Census Bureau conducts on the various aspects of the nation’s… more
Oct
2

The 2020 Census Wants You!

For the decennial census, the Census Bureau will need a large and diverse workforce to follow up by phone or in person with households that do not respond to the questionnaire. Applications for the… more
Sep
25

Recorded Sessions from June 2018 ACS Workshop

Day 1 Walkthrough of an Example ACS Data Analysis Module Outline of What to Include in a Data Analysis Module Brief Introduction to the American Community Survey Panel: Experiences Integrating… more
Sep
23

Facts for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018 In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week, observed during the week that included Sept. 15 and Sept.… more
Sep
11

Economic Programs Webinar Series: Exploring Hidden Gems Data from Multi-sector Programs

Economic Programs Webinar Series: Exploring Hidden Gems Data from Multi-sector Programs TOMORROW, September 12th - Learn about the different types of hidden gems data at the Census Bureau and how… more