U.S. Census Bureau Announces Release of 5-Year Estimates From American Community Survey

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The U.S. Census Bureau has released American Community Survey (ACS) data for 2012-2016.  The data contains 40 different detailed topics that, beginning in 2010, are no longer captured as part of the Decennial Census. The ACS is currently the only public source of these data available.

The ACS contains data at different geographic levels down to black-group.  The Bureau has provided the links below to learn more and explore these data:

Data tables & tools:
https://www.census.gov/acs/www/data/data-tables-and-tools/

Narrative profiles:
https://www.census.gov/acs/www/data/data-tables-and-tools/narrative-profiles/2016/

General guidance:
https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/guidance/estimates.html

Data files:
https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/data/summary-file.html

 

Use the Bureau’s American Fact Finder to explore the new data at:
https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/searchresults.xhtml?refresh=t


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