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.
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.
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.
Three tips for using American Community Survey data
The American Community Survey shows how people live whereas the 2010 Census shows the number of people who live in the U.S.
All American Community Survey (ACS) data are estimates.
American Community Survey collects and releases data by the calendar year for geographic areas that meet specific population thresholds.