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posted September 18, 2014
2013 ACS 1-year estimates released September 18
The 2013 ACS data release marks the first time estimates based on new Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas (or Core Based Statistical Areas) are available. Learn more on the Geography page.
2013 ACS 1-year reference maps
These Reference Maps highlight areas that will be published in the 2013 ACS 1-year data release.
For the release of the 2013 ACS 1-year estimates, the Census Bureau produced reports for the American Community Survey Briefs series--short reports on specific topics based on newly released estimates.
Guidance on comparing the 2013 ACS 1-year estimates with Census 2000, 2012 ACS 1-year estimates, and 2010 Census by subject area is now available.
Summary file retrieval tool
The Summary File Retrieval Tool will not be available for the 2013 ACS 1-year data release as planned due to technical difficulties. You can still access the Summary File data using the FTP site. We are currently working to resolve these issues and will provide updates to the public concerning our progress when they are available.
posted September 11, 2014
New tables for the 2013 ACS 1-year release
Visit 2013 Product Changes for a list and description of new, modified, and deleted tables.
2013 ACS 1-year table shells
Table shells for the 2013 ACS 1-year estimates are available on the FTP site.
Select documentation released
Supporting documentation has been released to help users prepare for the release of the 2013 ACS 1-year estimates. Additional documentation will be released on September 18, 2014.
Select Summary File materials released
The ACS Summary File page has been redesigned. Supporting materials for the 2013 ACS 1-year Summary File have been released, including the technical document, table shells, and sequence/table number lookup. The 1-year Summary File on the FTP site will be released on September 18, 2014.
posted August 07, 2014
The Census Bureau plans to release 2013 ACS 1-year estimates on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. For more information on the release schedule, visit 2013 ACS Release Schedule.
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