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2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-year estimates are now available, including the Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files and Variance Replicate Estimate (VRE) Tables.

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There are many ways to access estimates and microdata from the American Community Survey (ACS). Learn more about our data tools, along with the product type, year(s) available & data set(s), and geographies included, to help you access the information you need from the ACS.

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Selected estimates about social, economic, and housing characteristics

Most recent ACS 5-year estimates

All states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people

Link to QuickFacts

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Selected estimates about people, workers, housing,

socio-economic characteristics, education, and business

Most recent ACS 1-year estimates

116th Congressional Districts

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Selected estimates about people, jobs, housing, economy, and education

Most recent ACS 5-year estimates

American Indian reservations (federal and state),

American Indian tribal subdivisions,

Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas (ANVSAs),

Alaska Native Regional Corporations (ANRCs),

Off-reservation trust lands,

Oklahoma Tribal Statistical Areas (OTSAs),

State Designated Tribal Statistical Areas (SDTSAs), and

Tribal Designated Statistical Areas (TDSAs)

Link to My Tribal Area

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Selected estimates about social, economic, and demographic characteristics

2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates to latest release

Counties

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Language

2007-2011 ACS 5-year estimates

Tracts

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Selected estimates about social, economic, demographic and housing characteristics

Most recent ACS 5-year estimates

Block groups aggregated to approximate event boundaries

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Selected estimates about social, economic, demographic, and housing characteristics

Most recent ACS 5-year estimates

Custom regions built by counties or cities/towns (Regional Analyst Edition), counties, cities/towns, ZIP codes, and neighborhoods (tracts)

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Comparison Profiles/1, Data Profiles, Detailed Tables, Subject Tables

2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates to latest release

All areas down to block group level/2

Supplemental Tables

2014 ACS 1-year Supplemental Estimates to latest release

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Comparison Profiles, Data Profiles, Detailed Tables, Selected Population Profiles/3, Subject Tables

2010 ACS 1-year estimates to latest release

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Link to data.census.gov

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Comparison Profiles/1, Data Profiles,

Detailed Tables, Geographic Comparison Tables, Subject Tables

2005-2009 ACS 5-year estimates to 2013-2017 ACS 5-year estimates

All areas down to block group level/2

Comparison Profiles, Data Profiles,

Detailed Tables, Geographic Comparison Tables,

Narrative Profiles/4, Selected Population Profiles, Subject Tables

2005-2007 to 2011-2013 ACS 3-year estimates

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Supplemental Tables

2014 ACS 1-year Supplemental Estimates to 2017 ACS 1-year Supplemental Estimates

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Comparison Profiles, Data Profiles,

Detailed Tables, Geographic Comparison Tables,

Narrative Profiles/4, Ranking Tables, Selected Population Profiles, Subject Tables

2005 ACS 1-year estimates to 2017 ACS 1-year estimates

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Link to American FactFinder

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Summary File

2005-2009 to 2008-2012 ACS 5-year Summary File

All areas down to block group level

Summary File

2006-2008 to 2010-2012 ACS 3-year Summary File

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Summary File

2008 to 2012 ACS 1-year Summary File

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Link to the Summary File Retrieval Tool

Note: The Summary File Retrieval Tool is no longer being updated

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Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS)

2004 ACS 1-year to latest release and 2005-2009 ACS 5-year PUMS files to latest release

Nation, regions, divisions, states, and PUMAs (Puerto Rico Community Survey/5 began in 2005)

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Data Tables

1996 to 2004 ACS 1-year estimates

Varies

Summary File

2005-2009 ACS 5-year Summary File to latest release

All areas down to block group level

Summary File

2005-2007 to 2011-2013 ACS 3-year Summary File

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Summary File

2005 ACS 1-year Summary File to latest release

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS)

1996 ACS 1-year, 2005-2007 ACS 3-year, and 2005-2009 ACS 5-year PUMS files to latest release

Nation, regions, divisions, states, and PUMAs

Link to the FTP site

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Data Profiles

2006-2010 to 2007-2011 ACS 5-year

Metropolitan/micropolitan statistical areas, counties, and census tracts

Detailed Tables

2006-2010 ACS 5-year to latest release

Geographies down to block group level

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Data Profiles

2008-2012 ACS 5-year estimates to latest release

All areas down to tract level

Detailed Tables

2006-2010 ACS 5-year estimates to latest release

All geographies down to block group level

Subject Tables

2011-2015 ACS 5-year estimates to latest release

All areas down to census tract level

Comparison Profiles

2011-2015 ACS 5-year estimates to latest release

Nation, states, counties, places,

metropolitan/micropolitan statistical areas, and

Congressional Districts

Data Profiles & Detailed Tables

2010-2012 to 2011-2013 ACS 3-year estimates

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Supplemental Tables

2014 ACS 1-year Supplemental Estimates to latest release

Areas with populations of 20,000+

Data Profiles & Detailed Tables

2012 ACS 1-year estimates to latest release

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Data Profiles

2011 ACS 1-year 113th Congressional Districts

Congressional Districts

Subject Tables

2015 ACS 1-year estimates to latest release

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Selected Population Profiles

2018 ACS 1-year estimates to latest release

Areas with populations of 65,000+

Comparison Profiles

2015 ACS 1-year estimates to latest release

Nation, states, counties, places,

metropolitan/micropolitan statistical areas, and

Congressional Districts with populations of 65,000+

Link to the API

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/1Comparison Profiles begin with the 2011-2015 ACS 5-year release.

/2Block groups are available for the first time in American FactFinder with the 2009-2013 ACS 5-year data release. Previously, this geography level was only available in the ACS Summary File.

/3Selected Population Profiles are currently on data.census.gov for the 2016 and 2017 ACS 1-year estimates. Selected Population Profiles for 2010 to 2015 ACS 1-year estimates will be added to data.census.gov moving forward.

/4The Census Bureau discontinued the Narrative Profiles for both the 1-year and 3-year data releases. The 2012 ACS 1-year and 2010-2012 ACS 3-year Narrative Profiles are the last release in American FactFinder. Beginning with the 2008-2012 ACS 5-year data release, only 5-year Narrative Profiles are available on our website.

/5Microdata access for data from the Puerto Rico Community Survey will be available on data.census.gov moving forward.

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