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Share Your ACS Data Story

We want to hear about how you use American Community Survey (ACS) data!

Did you or your organization use the ACS to make an important decision, help your community, open/expand a business, etc? If so, we are eager to learn more about ACS data in action. Share your story by completing the fields below to help us showcase the value of the ACS.

Need help getting started? Check out featured examples from our current collection of ACS data stories.

Note: If you have questions or need assistance with ACS data, please contact You can also reach out to the ACS Online Community.

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Tell us how you use ACS data.
Tell us about any outcomes or decisions that you or your organization have made based on ACS data. For example: selecting a location for a $250 million department store distribution center that brought 4,000 jobs to Denver, CO.
For example, median household income.
For example, all counties in Pennsylvania.

Dataset Used *
Please include links to help us learn more about your project. You may also share documents and images that represent your project by emailing them to with the subject line “ACS Data Story”.

Contact Information * Please provide your email address and/or phone number.

By clicking Submit, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

Privacy Notice

The collection of your personal information is authorized under 5 U.S.C. 301 and 44 U.S.C. Section 3101.

The purpose of collecting this information is to share American Community Survey (ACS) data user stories with the public to showcase ACS data in action and help the Census Bureau communicate the value of the survey. Personally identifiable information such as name, organization name, job title, email address, telephone numbers, and photograph may be collected. Your email address and phone number will not be shared publicly.

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