Linda A. Jacobsen, Vice President, U.S. Programs, Population Reference Bureau (PRB), Mark Mather, Associate Vice President, U.S. Programs, PRB, and Alicia VanOrman, Senior Research Associate, U.S. Programs, PRB, drafted this handbook in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey Office. Other PRB staff who assisted in drafting and reviewing the handbook include Paola Scommegna and Lillian Kilduff. The material in this handbook was adapted from the Census Bureau's 2017 ACS Summary File Technical Documentation.
Nicole Scanniello, Gretchen Gooding, and Caleb Hopler, Census Bureau, contributed to the planning and review of this handbook.
The American Community Survey program is under the direction of Albert E. Fontenot Jr., Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs, James B. Treat, Assistant Director for Decennial Census Programs, and Donna M. Daily, Chief, American Community Survey Office.
Other individuals from the Census Bureau who contributed to the review and release of this handbook include Nicholas Spanos, Grace Clemons, and Sirius Fuller.
Amanda J. Perry, Linda Chen, and Faye Brock provided publication management, graphics design and composition, and editorial review for print and electronic media under the direction of Janet Sweeney, Chief of the Graphic and Editorial Services Branch, Public Information Office.