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American Community Survey (ACS)

Date Added to Library: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 17:37
Priority: 
high
Organizational Author: 
U.S. Census Bureau
Individual Author: 
U.S. Census Bureau
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Place Published: 
Washington, DC
Published Date: 
Year: 
2010
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Abstract: 

Description: The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data annually with an aim to give communities the current information they need to plan investments and services.

Population: The survey is mailed to three million Americans per year (250,000 monthly) in order to get a nationally representative sample. Approximately two million interviews conducted per year, with some personal visit follow-up.

Periodicity: 2005-2010 and will continue annually.

Additional relevant topics covered in this dataset: benefits, expenses

(Information adapted from the publisher)

For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.

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