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2010 Data Release

New and Notable
2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates

posted November XX, 2013

Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP) Data Product has been released

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials have released the CTPP data product based on 2006 - 2010 5-year American Community Survey. It is designed to help transportation analysts and planners understand where people are commuting to and from, and how they get there. Access more information and the table package at: http://ctpp.transportation.org/Pages/5-Year-Data.aspx.

posted November 29, 2012

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation is available

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation is based on 2006-2010 ACS 5-year data and are available for the nation, all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, counties, and places. Learn more about the EEO tabulation or access the data on the American FactFinder website.

posted August 23, 2012

Employment status estimates now available at the block group level

Employment status estimates from the 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-year data release are now available on the Labor Force Statistics website. These estimates are similar to the format of Table B23001 (Sex by Age by Employment Status for the Population 16 Years and Over), but they are not broken out by age or gender.

posted December 8, 2011

2006-2010 5-year estimates released December 8

2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates are available in the New American FactFinder for geographic areas down to the census tract level. Download the list of 2006-2010 ACS 5-year detailed tables. [xlsx 47KB]

Block group estimates available only in the Summary File

Detailed American Community Survey tables for block groups will only be included in the Summary File product; they will not be published in American FactFinder. Download the list of detailed tables available at the block group level or visit the Summary File page for more information.

Updated ACS 5-year and Census 2000 SF3 Table Comparisons

Visit our ACS/Census 2000 Table Comparisons tool to find comparable tables between ACS 5-year estimates and Census 2000 SF3 detailed tables.

Additional ACS Briefs Released

The Census Bureau has released 2 additional American Community Survey Briefs. These are short reports on specific topics based on the newly released data.

Vintage of geographic boundaries

The 2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates for legal areas are based on boundaries as of January 1, 2010 as reported to the Census Bureau by local stakeholders through the Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS). Statistical area boundaries published in the 2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates are defined using mostly Census 2010 definitions. Visit our Geography page to learn more.

posted December 1, 2011

New tables for the 2006-2010 ACS 5-year release

Visit 2010 Product Changes for a list and description of new, modified and deleted tables.

2006-2010 ACS 5-year Summary File early documentation released

The Summary File Technical Documentation, Sequence Number Table Number Lookup and table shells are now available on the FTP site

New and Notable
2008-2010 ACS 3-year estimates

posted October 27, 2011

2008-2010 3-year estimates released October 27

2008-2010 ACS 3-year estimates are available in the New American FactFinder for geographic areas of 20,000 or more.

Guidance on comparing 2005-2007 ACS 3-year estimates to 2008-2010 ACS 3-year estimates

We have developed guidance on three main issues to consider when comparing the first non-overlapping 3-year estimates. Visit our 3-year to 3-year comparison guidance page.

posted October 21, 2011

Release date for 2008-2010 3-year estimates

The Census Bureau plans to release 2008-2010 ACS 3-year estimates on Thursday, October 27, 2011. For more information on the release schedule, visit 2010 ACS Release Schedule.

Additional ACS Briefs Released

The Census Bureau has released additional American Community Survey Briefs. These are short reports on specific topics based on the newly released data.

New tables for the 2008-2010 ACS 3-year release

For the first time, Health Insurance, Marital History and Veterans Service-Connected Disability Status and Rating will be available in the 3-year estimates. Learn more about the new tables at the 2010 Product Changes.

New and Notable
2010 ACS 1-year estimates

posted September 27, 2011

Products related to the technical issue reported on September 22 are now available on American FactFinder

On Tuesday, September 27, American FactFinder resolved technical issues that limited the geographies available during the initial release of 2010 ACS 1-year estimates on September 22. The full set of geographies are now available for most data products. One issue was not corrected. Geographic Comparison Tables are not currently available for Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs). The Census Bureau plans on correcting this issue and will provide an update to our users in the near future.

posted September 22, 2011

2010 ACS 1-year estimates released September 22

  • 2010 ACS 1-year estimates are available in the New American FactFinder
  • 2010 ACS 1-year estimates are based on data collected from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010.
  • 2010 ACS 1-year estimates are available for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more.
  • 2010 ACS 1-year estimates are NOT 2010 Census results.

ACS Briefs

For the release of the 2010 ACS 1-year estimates, the Census Bureau produced reports for the American Community Survey Briefs series -- short reports on specific topics based on the newly released data.

Vintage of geographic boundaries

The 2010 ACS data release marks the first time ACS will use 2010 Census tabulation geography for select statistical areas. Visit our Geography page to learn more.

First American Community Survey release in the new American FactFinder

2010 ACS 1-year estimates are only available in the new American FactFinder system. Previous datasets are only available in the legacy American FactFinder. These older datasets will be moved to the new American FactFinder in the coming months.

Change in Population Controls

The 2009 ACS and 2010 ACS 1-year estimates use different Census base years for the population estimates used in the ACS weighting. As a result, users should use caution when making comparisons across years. Specifically, estimates of the number of people in a given location (population size) are not strictly comparable between these two years. In general, the change to more current population estimates is not expected to have a meaningful impact in the percent distributions, rates, or ratios for non-demographic characteristics for many of the largest geographic areas. The Census Bureau is currently researching the effect on these distributions. For more details, visit the ACS Research Note Change in Population Controls.

posted September 13, 2011

New tables for the 2010 ACS 1-year release

Visit 2010 Product Changes for a list and description of new, modified and deleted tables.

2010 1-year reference maps

These Reference Maps highlight areas that will be published in the 2010 ACS 1-year data release.

Select documentation released

Supporting documentation has been released to help users prepare for the release of 2010 ACS 1-year estimates. Additional documentation will be released on September 22, 2011.

posted August 11, 2011

Release schedule

The Census Bureau plans to release 2010 ACS 1-year estimates on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. For more information on the release schedule, visit 2010 ACS Release Schedule.



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