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To be released Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 - These estimates cover a three-year period (2009-2011) and are available for areas with a population of 20,000 or more. The Census Bureau will provide embargo-period access to the 2009-2011 American Community Survey estimates that will be released to the public on Oct. 25. See embargoed releases for more information.
Released Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 - The Census Bureau released one-year estimates from the 2011 ACS on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. The ACS produces estimates for numerous social, economic and housing characteristics including language, education, the commute to work, 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. (See Media Advisory)
Media Advisory: Census Bureau Releases 2011 American Community Survey Estimates
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2012 (EMBARGO LIFTED)
Local releases for the 25 most populous cities:
New York city
Los Angeles city
San Antonio city
San Diego city
San Jose city
Indianapolis city (balance)
San Francisco city
Fort Worth city
El Paso city
Audio News Conference - Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at 1 p.m.
Scott Boggess, chief, American Community Survey Coordination Staff, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau
Archived webinar [WMV]
Health Insurance 2011 [PDF]
Income and Poverty 2011 [PDF]
Income and Poverty Estimates: Guidance on When to Use Each Survey [PDF]
How We Measure Poverty and Income
2011 American Community Survey Estimates Tell Us about our Communities