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Media Advisory — Census Bureau to Host Prerelease Web Conference on 2012 American Community Survey Statistics


The Census Bureau will hold a Web conference to discuss the Sept.19 release of 2012 American Community Survey statistics. The webinar will include information about the topics that will be available as well as step-by step guidance on how to access the upcoming statistics, compare geographies and compare statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to the statistics beginning Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. EDT. (Note: Your embargo username and password will only work once the embargo has started.)

The American Community Survey produces statistics for numerous social, economic and housing characteristics, including language, education, commuting, employment, mortgage status and rent, as well as income, poverty and health insurance. Estimates will be available for the nation, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, every congressional district, every metropolitan area, and all counties and places with populations of 65,000 or more.

The Web conference will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Participants will be able to ask questions once the presentation is complete.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013; 1 p.m. (EDT)
Gretchen Gooding, survey statistician, American Community Survey Office

Audio conference access information
Toll free number: 1-888-282-0354
Participant passcode: CENSUS

Online presentation access information

Please log in early, as some setup is required. An updated browser is recommended.

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To register for embargo access visit <>

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | | Last Revised: May 27, 2014