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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014

Media Advisory - Census Bureau to Host Pre-Release Webinar on New Set of American Community Survey Statistics for Communities Nationwide

Report Number CB14-215
Component ID: #ti465770919

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to discuss the upcoming release of the latest American Community Survey statistics covering communities of all sizes. The release includes detailed data for the five-year period between 2009-2013. It features more than 40 demographic, socio-economic and housing topics for all areas down to the block group (roughly, neighborhood) level. 

The webinar will:

  • Provide guidance on using and comparing the statistics.
  • Describe new and modified data tables.
  • Demonstrate how to access block-group-level data in American FactFinder – available in American FactFinder for the first time with this release.
  • Preview the latest edition of  Census Explorer, our gallery of interactive maps down to the tract level. This newest map will feature decennial and American Community Survey statistics on “Young Adults: Then and Now.”

Component ID: #ti929257368

When:

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014; 1 p.m. (EST)

Note:  Media embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics the following day, Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Component ID: #ti929257369

Who:

KaNin Reese
Survey Statistician
Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division

Gretchen Gooding
Survey Statistician
American Community Survey Office

Component ID: #ti929257370

Access:

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

Audio conference access information
Toll free number: 1-888-324-3810
Participant passcode: ACS 5 YEAR
Question and answer sessions will be conducted

Online presentation access information
Please log in early, as some setup is required. An updated browser is  recommended.

URL:
https://censusevent.webex.com/censusevent/onstage/g.php?d=741680743&t=a

To register for embargo access visit:
<http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/embargoed_releases/>

Contact


Public Information Office

301-763-3030

pio@census.gov

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