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Planning Database

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Component ID: #ti1902291047

The Planning Database (PDB) contains select ACS 5-year ACS estimates, ACS response rates, and the Census Bureau's low response score (LRS), where the LRS is a tract-level predicted value of mail self-response. The PDB was designed as an aid for survey and census planning purposes, but has many potential uses. 

For more information on the LRS, see Erdman and Bates 2017 (PDF).

For visual displays of key PDB statistics, see Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM).

Component ID: #ti1818612130

Statistics downloaded from American FactFinder or receive clearances from the Disclosure Review Board before being posted. No clearance number is required at this time for such information products. When presenting packages to the DRB that include such data, their provenance must be documented to the satisfaction of the DRB.

The ACS 2013-2017 5-year Self-Response Rates have been approved for public release by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Disclosure Review Board (approval no.: CBDRB-FY19-244)


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