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The American Community Survey (ACS) is an annual national survey collected monthly which provides communities with reliable and timely demographic, housing, social, and economic data every year.
Data about children are available for the U.S., states, counties, selected metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and selected zip codes from 2000 to the present.
There are around 990 recurring tables containing information about children. These tables are available through American Fact Finder American FactFinder since 2000. For an explanation of the tables options, please click here.
Adopted Children and Stepchildren: 2010
Comparison of ACS and ASEC Data on Households and Families: 2004
Estimates about Fertility and Grandparents from the ACS, the CPS, C2SS and Census 2000
Contexts of Racial Socialization: Are Transracial Adoptive Families More Like Multiracial or White Monoracial Families? Rose M. Kreider and Elizabeth Raleigh. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC, March 31 - April 2, 2011.
Risk Factors for Children in the U.S., States, and Metropolitan Areas: Data from the 2007 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Robert Kominski, Diana B. Elliott, and Molly Clever. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Detroit, MI, April 30-May 2, 2009