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Census Bureau Sets Tentative Dates for the ACS 2013 Data Release

The Census Bureau plans to release:

2013 ACS 1-year estimates on Sept. 18, 2014

2011-2013 ACS 3-year estimates on Oct. 23, 2014

2009-2013 ACS 5-year estimates on Dec. 4, 2014

The full release schedule is now available.

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Join the ACS Data Users Group

Connect with other ACS Data Users by joining the online community. You will be able to learn about ACS related webinars, share ACS data applications and communicate with others about ACS data.

Visit the American Community Survey Data Users Group website to learn more.

Data Releases
We release 1-year, 3-year and 5-year data products every year.

Online Data Products
We publish data in many forms on the Census Bureau's American FactFinder website, including:

  • Data Profiles - social, economic, housing and demographic data tables
  • Geographic Comparison Tables - tables comparing selected data characteristics for geographies.
  • And more

Other Data Options:

  • Summary File - comma-delimited files containing all Detailed Tables produced from ACS
  • Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files - anonymized individual-level datasets
  • Other Downloadable files - comma-delimited versions of Data Profiles, Geographic Comparison Tables, and most other ACS data products
  • Custom Tabulations - custom tables available on a cost-reimbursable basis
  • Restricted-use microdata - qualified researchers with approved projects can work under strictly controlled conditions in secure Census Bureau facilities administered by the Center for Economic Studies
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | American Community Survey Office | Email ACS | Last Revised: September 18, 2014
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