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ACS 1-Year Data Profiles

Metadata Updated: July 19, 2023

The American Community Survey (ACS) is a uswide survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing. The ACS replaced the decennial census long form in 2010 and thereafter by collecting long form type information throughout the decade rather than only once every 10 years. Questionnaires are mailed to a sample of addresses to obtain information about households -- that is, about each person and the housing unit itself. The American Community Survey produces demographic, social, housing and economic estimates in the form of 1 and 5-year estimates based on population thresholds. The strength of the ACS is in estimating population and housing characteristics. The data profiles provide key estimates for each of the topic areas covered by the ACS for the us, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, every congressional district, every metropolitan area, and all counties and places with populations of 65,000 or more. Although the ACS produces population, demographic and housing unit estimates,it is the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program that produces and disseminates the official estimates of the population for the us, states, counties, cities and towns, and estimates of housing units for states and counties. For 2010 and other decennial census years, the Decennial Census provides the official counts of population and housing units.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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References

https://www.census.gov/developers/

Dates

Metadata Created Date July 15, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 19, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from Commerce Non Spatial Data.json Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 15, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 19, 2023
Publisher U.S. Census Bureau
Maintainer
Identifier https://api.census.gov/data/id/ACSDP1Y2012
Data Last Modified 2018-06-20 00:00:00.0
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 006:07
C Dataset acs, acs1, profile
C Documentationlink https://www.census.gov/developer/
C Exampleslink http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs/acs1/profile/examples.json
C Geographylink http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs/acs1/profile/geography.json
C Groupslink http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs/acs1/profile/groups.json
C Isaggregate True
C Isavailable True
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C Sorts Url http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs/acs1/profile/sorts.json
C Tagslink http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs/acs1/profile/tags.json
C Variableslink http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs/acs1/profile/variables.json
C Vintage 2012
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License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Program Code 006:004
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department Of Commerce > U.S. Census Bureau
Related Documents https://www.census.gov/developers/
Source Datajson Identifier True
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Source Schema Version 1.1

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