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Guidance for Data Users Main

The ACS collects data on many subject areas to help communities make informed decisions. Review the list of subjects included in the ACS and get links to the ACS Detailed Tables.

Which data tool should I use?

American FactFinder, Easy Stats, Subject Tables, PUMS, Summary File and more. Let us help you find the right data tool for your needs with these user scenarios. Information also available in chart form.

Handbooks for data users?

The ACS provides handbooks for data users, A Compass for Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data for 11 distinct data user groups as well as a general data users handbook.

Join the ACS Data Users Group

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.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | American Community Survey Office | Email ACS | Last Revised: September 18, 2014
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