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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 American Community Survey 1-Year Experimental Data Webinar

Learn more about the release of estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year data using experimental weights. The ACS is one of the most comprehensive sources of information about the U.S. population, providing crucial demographic, social, economic and housing statistics. The COVID-19 pandemic significantly disrupted the ability to reach people and limited their ability to participate in the 2020 ACS. Therefore, the Census Bureau will release experimental data instead of the standard 1-year data products.

The webinar will examine all 1-year experimental data products released including: 

  • Experimental data tables
  • Technical working paper: “Addressing Nonresponse Bias in the American Community Survey During the Pandemic Using Administrative Data”
  • 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files with Experimental Weights
  • Blog: “An Overview of Addressing Nonresponse Bias in the American Community Survey During the Pandemic Using Administrative Data”

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. EST

Presenters: Donna M. Daily, chief, American Community Survey Office, U.S. Census Bureau

Jonathan Rothbaum, research economist, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Jonathan Eggleston, senior economist, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau

Michael C. Cook, chief, Public Information Office, U.S. Census Bureau 

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