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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.

2020 Data Release Schedule

Updated April 21, 2022

Links to the products will be provided as they are released.

Planned Release
Data Products1
Lowest Level Geography2
July 29, 2021 Media Advisory
Webinar and News Release
October 27, 2021 Analytical Report
November 30, 2021 Working Paper on Experimental Methodology
2020 ACS 1-Year Experimental Estimates States and the District of Columbia
2020 ACS 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) with Experimental Weights Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)
March 17, 2022 2016-2020 ACS 5-Year Data Products:3
Data Product
Lowest Level of Geography4
Data Profiles Census Tracts
Detailed Tables Block Groups
Summary File Block Groups
Comparison Profiles Places/County Subdivisions
Subject Tables Census Tracts
Narrative Profiles Census Tracts
March 31, 2022 2016-2020 ACS 5-Year Variance Replicate Estimate Tables Block Group
2016-2020 ACS 5-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)
No later than April 2023 2016-2020 ACS 5-Year Selected Population Tables and American Indian and Alaska Native Tables Based on size of group and sample cases per geographic area (i.e. state or town)

FOOTNOTES

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

2 The lowest level of geography refers to the Census geographic hierarchy. For more information on census geography, see the Geography Program Glossary.

3 Media embargos will be available 48 hours before the public releases of the ACS 5-year estimates in March. To learn more about the embargos and what will be new with upcoming releases, tune into the pre-release webinars. Please check the ACS Events page for updates.

4 For definitions of the types of geographic areas listed, see the Geography Program Glossary.

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