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ACS Data Stories–Stats in Action!

The American Community Survey works for you, your organization, and your community. Explore our collection of featured ACS data stories to learn about our data in action.

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The YMCA’s Community Insights Tool Uses ACS Data to Maximize Impacts for Communities
Learn how ACS data are used in the Community Insights Tool to help YMCA branches throughout the country understand the unique needs of communities.


South Carolina First Steps Uses ACS Data to Get Children Ready for School and Life Success
Learn how South Carolina First Steps uses ACS data to get children ready for school and life success


Metropolitan Social Services Uses ACS Data to Understand and Support Older Residents in Need
Learn how the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County uses ACS data to help local residents in need.


Grant STEPs Consulting Group Uses ACS Data to Help Nonprofits Win Grants
Learn how the Grant STEPs Consulting Group uses ACS data to help local nonprofits win grants.


American Psychological Association Uses ACS Data to Identify Need for Mental Health Services, Education, and Training
Learn how the American Psychologist Association uses ACS data to strengthen the American mental health workforce.


U.S. Department of Energy Uses ACS Data to Power the Low-income Energy Affordability Data (LEAD) Tool
Discover how the U.S. Department of Energy uses ACS data to assist stakeholders in building better energy strategies.


The City Health Dashboard Uses ACS Data to Help U.S. Cities Understand the Health and Well-Being of their Communities
Learn how New York University uses ACS data to help US cities improve community health.


The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation Uses ACS Data to Identify Populations in Need
Learn how a foundation in Indiana uses ACS data to put its dollars to work in the areas of greatest need.


San Francisco University High School Uses ACS Data to Teach Statistics
Discover how San Francisco University High School uses ACS data to engage high school statistics students.


The Metropolitan Council Uses ACS Data for Infrastructure Investments
Learn how the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council uses ACS data to reduce socioeconomic disparity and support redevelopment projects in Minneapolis.


Public Opinion Research Lab Uses ACS Data to Conduct Accurate Polls
Explore how the University of North Florida uses ACS data to help improve the effectiveness of the state's "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" media campaign.


King County Uses ACS Data for Housing Affordability Program
Discover how King County, WA is increasing enrollment in a housing affordability program for older Americans using an outreach strategy based on ACS data.


Commute Shed Reports Use ACS Data to Support Economic Development
Learn about the innovative ways the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is using ACS data to draw potential businesses to their region in Arizona.

Page Last Revised - December 20, 2023
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