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Data Dictionary: ACS 2006 (1-Year Estimates)
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Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Universe: Universe: People reporting single ancestry
Variable Details
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2006 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
Presentations Based on People
People Reporting Single Ancestry
Includes all people who reported only one ethnic group such as "German." Also included in this category are people with multiple-term responses such as "Scotch-Irish" who are assigned a single code because they represent one distinct group.
People Reporting Multiple Ancestries
Includes all people who reported more than one group, such as "German" and "Irish" and were assigned two ancestry codes.
People Reporting Ancestry
Includes all people who reported each ancestry, regardless of whether it was their first or second ancestry, or part of a single or multiple response.