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How the Data Are Collected: 2012

This section contains information concerning how the U.S. Census Bureau collected the 2012 data and how the published data were generated. Select the appropriate topic below for information on the population of interest, collection periods, collection methods, editing, imputation, sampling error, response rates and non-sampling error.

Population of Interest - Description of sampling frame

Data Collection - Collection period and methods

Data Processing - Editing, imputation, and sampling error

Data Quality - Response rates and nonsampling errors

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | State & Local Government Finance | 1 (800) 242-4523| |  Last Revised: December 16, 2014