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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.

2017 Data Release Schedule

Updated February 4, 2019

Planned Release
Data Products1
Lowest Level Geography2
September 13, 2018

1-Year Data Release:3

  • Data Profiles
  • Comparison Profiles
  • Selected Population Profiles
  • Ranking Tables
  • Subject Tables
  • Detailed Tables
  • Geographic Comparison Tables

 

Places, County Subdivisions (where available)4 Geographies of 65,000+ population Exception: Ranking Tables – the lowest level is States
1-Year Summary File Places, County Subdivisions (where available)
October 18, 2018 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) File Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)
1-Year Supplemental Estimates Release:
  • Supplemental Tables
Places, County Subdivisions (where available) Geographies of 20,000+ population
 
December 6, 2018 5-Year Data Release:3
  • Data Profiles
  • Comparison Profiles
  • Subject Tables
  • Detailed Tables
  • Geographic Comparison Tables
Data Product
Lowest Level of Geography
Data Profiles Census Tracts
Comparison Profiles Places/County Subdivisions
Subject Tables Census Tracts
Detailed Tables Block Groups
Geographic Comparison Tables Places/County Subdivisions
5-Year Summary File Block Group
5-Year Narrative Profiles (on ACS website) Census Tracts
January 17, 20195 (Actual release: February 7, 2019) 5-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) File Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)
5-Year Variance Replicate Estimates Block Group
 

FOOTNOTES

1 For information on the types of data products available, see the ACS Data Tables on American FactFinder.

2 The lowest level of geography refers to the Census geographic hierarchy. For more information on census geography, see the Geographic Terms and Concepts.

3 Media embargos will be available 48 hours before the public releases of the ACS 1-year estimates in September and the ACS 5-year estimates in December. To learn more about the embargos and what will be new with upcoming releases, tune into the pre-release webinars. They are typically held on Mondays during the week of the release. Please check the ACS Events page for updates.

4 For definitions of the types of geographic areas listed, see the Geographic Terms and Concepts.

5 Due to the government shutdown, the release schedule for the 2013-2017 ACS 5-year PUMS files and 2013-2017 ACS Variance Replicate Estimates Tables was adjusted from the original release date of January 17th.

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