Bachelor’s degrees are important marks of progress for both individuals and society. Compared with non-college-graduates, individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree have higher lifetime earnings, lower odds of unemployment, and better health outcomes. This brief uses the 2005-2009, 2010-2014, and 2015-2019 American Community Surveys (ACS) 5-year estimates to examine national and county-level changes in bachelor’s degree attainment from 2005–2009 to 2015–2019
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Same-Sex Couple Households: 2019
Information about the characteristics and geographic distribution of same-sex couple households using data from the 2019 American Community Survey (ACS).
Childhood Disability in the United States: 2019
This brief uses 1-year estimates from the 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) to provide information about childhood disability in the United States.
Homeownership in the United States: 2005 to 2019
This brief uses both ACS 1-year and three non-overlapping ACS 5-year estimates to examine homeownership rate changes at the national, state, and county levels.