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Accession Number PB2014-100883
Title ACS 1-Year Summary File Technical Documentation, 2012. Version 1.
Publication Date Sep 2013
Media Count 90p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The American Community Survey (ACS) is a household survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau that currently has an annual sample size of about 3.5 million addresses. When used in conjunction with the most recently available decennial census counts, information from the ACS documents how we live as a nation, including our education, housing, jobs, and many other issues. Information from the survey generates statistics that help determine how more than $450 billion in federal funds are distributed annually, to help decision making for states, localities, tribal governments, and business. Each year the survey produces statistics that cover the periods of 1-year, 3-year, and 5-years geographic areas in the United States and Puerto Rico, ranging from neighborhoods to Congressional districts to the entire nation.
Keywords Addresses
American Community Service(ACS)
Decision making
Federal funds
Geographic areas
Local government
State government
States(United States)
Tribal government

Source Agency Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census
NTIS Subject Category 92 - Behavior & Society
43 - Problem Solving Information for State & Local Governments
72F - Statistical Analysis
Corporate Author Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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