American Community Survey 2012
-- 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS)
This section is focused on American Community Survey (ACS) 2012 data access and use, applications using these data and the integration and analysis of these data with other data. Census 2010 and ACS 2012 provide the most current Census-sourced demographics for wide-ranging geography. Use the interactive table below to view/rank/query/compare selected Census 2010 demographics with ACS 2012 1-year estimates for selected national scope geography.
Custom Demographic Estimates
Use the CV XE Crosstabs tool to develop custom demographic estimates using the PUMS data for PUMAs, states and the U.S. Save the custom estimates data to file and optionally integrate those data into a PUMA or state shapefile for mapping and pattern analysis using the CV XE GIS software.
2010 Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs)
... geographic areas identified in the PUMS data files
Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files
PUMA Summary Statistic Data
... 2010 vintage PUMA summary statistic data, based on the ACS 2012 1-year estimates
access via these interactive tables:
- General Demographics
- Social Characteristics
- Economic Characteristics
- Housing Characteristics
2012 1-year PUMS Subjects PDF
2012 1-year PUMS Code Lists PDF
2012 1-year PUMS Top and Bottom Coded Values PDF
2012 1-year PUMS Data Dictionary PDF
ACS 2012 Demographic-Economic Profiles for Selected Areas
ProximityOne ACS 2012 "richer demographic-economic" profiles are available for all school districts, metros, congressional districts, counties, cities/places and selected other types of areas similar to those that may be accessed below based on ACS 2010 5-year estimates. Projections to 2018 are optionally available. School districts reflect 2011-12 boundaries, congressional districts the 113th Congress, other areas reflect boundaries as of January 2013.
These data tell us about area characteristics including educational attainment, enrollment by type of educational institution/level, workforce and employment, age and gender, place of birth, citizenship status, ancestry, foreign born population, language spoken at home, income and poverty, race/ethnicity, household composition and family structure, housing value and rent, mobility, vehicles, commuting, housing stock and attributes, among others.
Click a state link to view ACS 2010-based profiles, and related information, for school districts ...
About ACS. The American Community Survey (ACS) is a nationwide survey conducted by the Census Bureau designed to provide more frequently updated demographics for national and sub-national geography than provided by the decennial census program. The ACS collects and produces population and housing information every year instead of every ten years The ACS currently has an annual sample size of about 3.5 million addresses. ACS is integrally connected with Census 2010.
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