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Code Lists, Definitions, and Accuracy

View the detailed codes and definitions for variables, statistical testing, and an explanation of sample design, methodology, and accuracy for the American Community Survey.

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Subject Definitions

Definitions of population and housing variables to help you understand the results of the American Community Survey

Accuracy of the Data

A basic explanation of the sample design, estimation methodology, and accuracy of the data

Instructions for Applying Statistical Testing

Basic instructions for obtaining the ACS standard errors needed to do statistical testing

Statistical Testing Tool

Spreadsheet to quickly test whether ACS estimates are statistically different from one another

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