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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018

Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Release of 2017 American Community Survey Statistics

Release Number CB18-131

MEDIA ADVISORY

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Sept. 6 from 1-2 p.m. in advance of the Sept. 13 release of the 2017 American Community Survey statistics.

The webinar will show participants how to access new data and online resources from the 2017 American Community Survey. Attendees will also learn about changes related to this release, and tips for comparing geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics beginning Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. EDT.

The American Community Survey provides a wide range of important statistics about people and housing for every community in the nation. This survey is the only source of local estimates for most of the 40 topics it covers for communities across the nation. For example, it produces statistics for language, education, commuting, employment, mortgage status and rent, as well as income, poverty and health insurance. The one-year statistics will be available for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, every congressional district, and all counties and places with populations of 65,000 or more.

When:

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at 1 p.m. EDT

Access:

The webinar will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Attendees will be able to ask questions following the presentation.

Audio conference access information
Toll-free number: 888-769-9404
Participant passcode: ACS1YEAR

Online presentation access information
Please log in 10-15 minutes early, as some setup is required. An updated browser is recommended.

URL: https://censusevent.webex.com/censusevent/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef0af5da86a0e2d47f1880b75ae12cba5

Contact


Dan Velez
Public Information Office
301-763-3030
pio@census.gov

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