MONDAY, DEC 12, 2016

New American Community Survey Data Now Available (Maps & Reports)

ACS_2015The newly released data from the 2011-15 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer. Subscribers can access the new data through our maps and reports.

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about three million households nationwide. The data includes variables on income, race, ancestry, health insurance, housing, commute time and much more.

This latest release of the 2015 five-year file includes data down to the census tract level, plus block groups where available. (Please note that the Census Bureau has discontinued the three-year file, but all three-year files through 2011-13 are available on Social Explorer.

For more on the American Community Survey variables, methodology, and more, please visit our data dictionary.

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