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2010 PUMA Delineation Program Schedule

Date Activity
July 5, 2011 Final PUMA delineation criteria and guidelines distributed.
September 2011

Materials sent to State Data Centers (SDCs) for PUMA delineation; PUMA delineation software (MTPS) WEBINAR training begins.

Late December 2011

Return deadline for submissions from SDCs.

Fall 2011 - Spring 2012 Review of PUMA submissions at the Census Bureau and insertion into TIGER database.
Spring - Summer 2012 Creation of geographic products containing 2010 PUMAs for use in Decennial Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) and American Community Survey (ACS) products.
Fall 2012 TIGER/Line® Shapefiles released for 2010 PUMAs.
To Be Determined Decennial (2010) PUMS files, ACS PUMS (1-year, 3-year, 5-year), and ACS estimates (1-year, 3-year, 5-year) released.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Geography | (301) 763-1128 |  Last Revised: March 05, 2013