Short reports on specific topics from the American Community Survey.
Veterans' Racial and Ethnic Composition and Place of Birth: 2011
This brief highlights civilian veterans 18 years and older who currently reside in the United States, focusing on racial, ethnic, and regional diversity.
Food Stamp/SNAP Receipt for Households by State: 2010 and 2011
This report presents data on food stamp/SNAP receipt at the national and state levels based on the 2010 and 2011 American Community Survey (ACS).
Poverty and Shared Households by State: 2011
This brief uses data from the American Community Survey (ACS) to explore the growth in shared households at the state level between 2007 and 2011.
Public Assistance Receipt in Past 12 Months for Households: 2010, 2011
This report presents data on public assistance receipt at the national and state levels based on the 2010 and the 2011 American Community Survey (ACS).
Field of Degree and Earnings by Selected Characteristics: 2011
Information about the field or major of bachelor’s degrees, earnings, and selected employment characteristics for the population aged 25 and over.
Marital Events of Selected Group Quarters Populations: 2009-2011
Incidence of recent marriage, divorce, and widowhood among people living in group quarters.
Multigenerational Households: 2009-2011
A topic of growing interest is that of multigenerational families—defined here as family households consisting of three or more generations.
School Enrollment and Work Status: 2011
This brief presents data on school enrollment and student work status for the nation based on the 2011 American Community Survey (ACS).
The Foreign Born From Asia: 2011
This brief discusses the size, place of birth, citizenship status, educational attainment, and geographic distribution of the foreign born from Asia in the U.S.
The Foreign-Born Population from Africa: 2008-2012
This brief discusses the size, place of birth, geographical distribution, and educational attainment of the foreign born from Africa.
Work-Life Earnings by Field of Degree and Occupation
This brief explores the relationship between how far one goes in school (educational attainment) and how much money one might make over the course of a career.
Health Insurance Coverage of Young Adults: 2008, 2009, and 2011
Early estimates from the National Health Interview Survey have shown that the uninsured rate for adults aged 19 to 25 declined in the first 6 months of 2011.
Household Income for States: 2010 and 2011
Estimates from the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) and the 2011 ACS show household income continues to decline.
Poverty: 2010 and 2011
This report, using data from the 2010 and 2011 American Community Surveys, compares poverty rates for the nation, states and large metro areas.
Population With Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Race & Hispanic Origin
People aged 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree or higher among racial and Hispanic-origin groups.