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2009 Data Product Changes

2007-2009 ACS 3-year estimates

New Tables

There are 21 new tables available for the 2007-2009 ACS 3-year data release that were unavailable in previous 3-year data releases. They cover a variety of areas, including Hispanic or Latino origin; foreign born, US citizenship status, year of entry, nativity; poverty; industry, occupation, class of worker; housing characteristics; and school enrollment.

New Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
Educational Attainment
C14007A-I9School Enrollment by Level of School for the Population 3 Years and Over
Foreign Born; US Citizenship Status; Year of Entry; Nativity
B050121Nativity Status in the United States
Hispanic or Latino Origin
B030031Hispanic or Latino Origin
Housing Characteristics
B250261Total Population in Occupied Housing Units by Tenure by Year Householder Moved into Unit
B25027/C250272Mortgage Status by Age of Householder
B25095/C250952Household Income by Selected Monthly Owner Costs as A Percentage of Household Income in the Past 12 Months
Industry; Occupation; Class of Worker
B241241Detailed Occupation for the Full-Time, Year-Round Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and Over
B241251Detailed Occupation for the Full-Time, Year-Round Civilian Employed Male Population 16 Years and Over
B241261Detailed Occupation for the Full-Time, Year-Round Civilian Employed Female Population 16 Years and Over
Poverty
B17026/C170262Ratio of Income to Poverty Level of Families in the Past 12 Months

Modified Table

Table B05006/C05006 "Place of Birth for the Foreign-Born Population" was modified from the 2006-2008 ACS 3-year data release. The table expanded the number of countries by 37; included Macau with China and Jan Mayen and Svalbard with Norway; and changed "United Kingdom" to "United Kingdom inc. Crown Dependencies."

Deleted/Removed Table

Table B15004 "Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months by Sex by Educational Attainment for the Population 25 Years and Over" was removed as it was nearly identical to Table B17003 "Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Individuals by Sex by Educational Attainment."

2009 ACS 1-year estimates

New Tables

Health Insurance Coverage

  • Health insurance coverage was a new topic in the 2008 ACS 1-year data products and only a small set of tables were released last year. Now that a data quality review has been completed, the Census Bureau is expanding to a full suite of health insurance coverage products.
  • There will be 55 new detailed tables and 3 new subject tables, only published in the 2009 ACS 1-year data products. Health insurance coverage will also be added to the data profiles and comparison profiles. Additionally, there will be 2 new ranking tables featuring health insurance coverage.

Health Insurance Coverage - New Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
S27011Health Insurance Coverage Status
S27021Selected Characteristics of the Uninsured
S2702PR1Selected Characteristics of the Uninsured
B27001A-I/C27001A-I18Health Insurance Coverage Status by Sex by Age (by Race and Hispanic Origin)
B27004/C270042Employer-Provided Health Insurance Coverage by Sex by Age
B27005/C270052Direct Purchase Health Insurance Coverage by Sex by Age
B27006/C270062Medicare Coverage by Sex by Age
B27007/C270072Medicaid Coverage by Sex by Age
B27008/C270082Tricare/Military Coverage by Sex by Age
B27009/C270092VA Health Coverage by Sex by Age
B27010/C270102Types of Health Insurance Coverage by Age
B270111Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Employment Status by Age
B27012/C270122Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Work Experience by Sex by Age
B27013/C270132Private Health Insurance Coverage by Work Experience by Sex by Age
B27014/C270142Public Health Coverage by Work Experience by Sex by Age
B270151Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Household Income in the Past 12 Months (in 2009 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)
B27016/C270162Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level in the Past 12 Months by Age
B27017/C270172Private Health Insurance Coverage by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level in the Past 12 Months by Age
B27018/C270182Public Health Coverage by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level in the Past 12 Months by Age
B270191Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Age by Educational Attainment
B270201Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Citizenship Status
B270211Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Living Arrangement
B9927041Imputation of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Coverage
B9927051Imputation of Direct Purchase Health Insurance Coverage
B9927061Imputation of Medicare Health Coverage
B9927071Imputation of Medicaid Health Coverage
B9927081Imputation of Tricare/Military Health Coverage
B9927091Imputation of VA Health Coverage

Bachelor's Field of Degree

  • Bachelor's field of degree is a new topic in the 2009 ACS 1-year data products.
  • There will be 13 new detailed educational attainment tables presenting data from the new question on bachelor's field of degree, only published in the 2009 ACS 1-year data products.

Educational Attainment - New Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
B15010/C15010/C15010A-I11Detailed Field of Bachelor's Degree for First Major for the Population 25 Years and Over (by Race and Hispanic Origin)
B150111Sex by Age by Field of Bachelor's Degree for First Major for the Population 25 Years and Over
B150121Total Fields of Bachelor's Degrees Reported
B991521Imputation of Field of Degree for Population 25 Years and Over

Disability

  • There will be 5 new detailed tables, only published in the 2009 ACS1-year data products.
  • The disability question was modified in 2008, representing a conceptual and empirical break from earlier years of the ACS. The Census Bureau does not recommend any comparisons to disability data from the 2007 ACS and earlier.

Disability - New Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
B18121/C181212Work Experience by Disability Status and Type
B18131/C181312Age by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level in the Past 12 Months by Disability Status and Type
B181351Age by Disability Status by Health Insurance Coverage Status

Marital History

  • There will be 1 new subject table, only published in the 2009 1-year data products.
  • Marital history was a new topic in the 2008 ACS 1-year data and it has been expanded for the 2009 ACS 1-year data.

Marital History - New Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
S12511Characteristics of People With A Marital Event in the Last 12 Months

Other Tables

  • There are also new detailed tables for the areas of 'Hispanic or Latino Origin;' 'Foreign Born; US Citizenship Status; Year of Entry; Nativity;' 'Poverty;' 'Industry; Occupation; Class of Worker;' and Housing Characteristics.

Other New Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
Foreign Born; US Citizenship Status; Year of Entry; Nativity
B050121Nativity Status in the United States
Hispanic or Latino Origin
B030031Hispanic or Latino Origin
Housing Characteristics
B250261Total Population in Occupied Housing Units by Tenure by Year Householder Moved into Unit
B25027/C250272Mortgage Status by Age of Householder
B25095/C250952Household Income by Selected Monthly Owner Costs as A Percentage of Household Income in the Past 12 Months
Industry; Occupation; Class of Worker
B241241Detailed Occupation for the Full-Time, Year-Round Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and Over
B241251Detailed Occupation for the Full-Time, Year-Round Civilian Employed Male Population 16 Years and Over
B241261Detailed Occupation for the Full-Time, Year-Round Civilian Employed Female Population 16 Years and Over
Poverty
B17026/C170262Ratio of Income to Poverty Level of Families in the Past 12 Months

Modified Tables

Food Stamps

  • The term "Food Stamps" was replaced with "Food Stamps/SNAP" in 33 tables to be consistent with the renaming of the Food Stamp program to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Other Tables

  • There are also modified detailed and/or subject tables for the areas of Foreign Born; US Citizenship Status; Year of Entry; Nativity; Educational Attainment; Language Spoken at Home and Ability to Speak English; Disability; and Health Insurance Coverage.

Other Modified Tables

Table IDNumber of TablesTable Title
Disability
B18120/C181202Employment Status by Disability Status and Type
Educational Attainment
S15011Educational Attainment
Foreign Born; US Citizenship Status; Year of Entry; Nativity
C050021Place of Birth by Nativity
C050031Sex by Age by Nativity
B05006/C050062Place of Birth for the Foreign-Born Population
B05011/C050112Period of Naturalization
Health Insurance Coverage
S02011Selected Population Profile in the United States
S0201PR1Selected Population Profile in Puerto Rico
B27001/C270012Health Insurance Coverage Status by Sex by Age
B27002/C270022Private Health Insurance Coverage Status by Sex by Age
B27003/C270032Public Health Coverage Status by Sex by Age
Language Spoken at Home and Ability to Speak English
C160011Language Spoken At Home for the Population 5 Years and Over

Deleted/Removed Table

Table B15004 "Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months by Sex by Educational Attainment for the Population 25 Years and Over" was removed as it was nearly identical to Table B17003 "Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Individuals by Sex by Educational Attainment."


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