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American Community Survey 2013

September 2015. American Community Survey 2014 data were released in September 2015. See more about ACS 2014. See about applications using ACS 2013 & 2014 data.

This section is focused on American Community Survey (ACS) 2013 data access and use, applications using these data and the integration and analysis of these data with other data. Census 2010 and ACS provide the most current Census-sourced demographics for wide-ranging geography.

This section is progressively updated as new details become available.
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  • ACS updates and applications are covered in the Data Analytics Blog.
  • ACS data access, integration & use ... join us in a Data Analytics Lab session.

ACS 2013 Data Release Dates

09.18.14 -- ACS 2013 1-year Estimates
- 2013 demographic-economic estimates for areas of 65,000 population or more.

10.23.14 -- ACS 2013 3-year Estimates
- 2011-2013 demographic-economic estimates; areas 20,000 population or more.

12.04.14 -- ACS 2013 5-year Estimates
- 2009-13 demographic-economic estimates for all areas.
- more about:
- access via

  ACS 2013 Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) -- 1-year:
  ACS 2013 SDST - 5-year estimates, School District Special Tabulation

Selected Application Topics ... scroll section
  • State-to-State Geographic Mobility: Migration Flows in 2013
    - examining state-to-state migration -- dataset, interactive table, GIS project

  • Computer Use & Internet Access Overview
  • Computer Use & Internet Access -- Interactive Table & GIS

  • 2013 Demographic-Economic Characteristics for 2013 Metros
    - first time: detailed 2013 subject matter for 2013 vintage metros
    - interactive table & GIS:

Using the Interactive Table
The interactive table shown below includes a row for each geographic area for which ACS 2013 1 year estimates were tabulated. The rightmost column (API Link) contains a get data link for most rows. Click the get data link to access data for that geography which displays in a new page. See the section below the table for details and examples.

ACS 2013 1-Year Geography Interactive Table ... table under development
  Click column header to sort; click again to sort other direction. See related Ranking Tables Main Page

Usage Notes
  • Click on a column header to sort on that column; click column header again to sort in other direction.
  • Click ShowAll button to show all areas and restore full set of data view.
  • Click State to view a selected state (click ShowAll between selections).
  • Find by Name: key in partial area name in text box to right of Find-in-Name button
      then click button to locate all matches (case sensitive).
  • See related ranking tables.

Column Headers
  • Sequence - not presently used
  • Code 1 -- geographic identifier
  • SumLev -- geographic summary level; chars 1-3 of code1
  • Code2 -- chars 4-5 of code1
  • Code3 -- chars 6-7 of code1
  • Code4 -- geographic area GEOID; chars 8+ of code1
  • St -- USPS state abbreviation where applicable
  • AreaName
  • API Link -- URL used to retrieve data (not all geos are supported by API)

Using Get Data Link
Click Find in Name button (below the table) to display rows that contain "San Diego". Click the Show All button between queries or the table may show no rows.

Click the get data link (in API Link column) to retrieve/display ACS2013 1 year estimates for the geography specified in that row.
A new page is displayed using the following 2-line data template:
line 1 - API item descriptors for data to be displayed
[["NAME","DP05_0001E","DP02_0001E","DP03_0062E","state","school district (unified)"],
line 2 -- API retrieved ACS 2013 1 year estimates/data for requested geography:
["San Diego City Unified School District, California","1051874","385685","60114","06","34320"]]<> Line 2 gives:

Decoded line 2:
  Area name: San Diego City Unified School District, California
  Total population: 1,051,874
  Total households: 385,685
  Median household income: $60114
  Geographic codes: "06","34320"

Using Get Data Link -- Examples
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area
[["NAME","DP05_0001E","DP02_0001E","DP03_0062E","metropolitan statistical area/micropolitan statistical area"],
["San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area","3211252","1093386","61426","41740"]]

San Diego, CA Urbanized Area (2010)
[["NAME","DP05_0001E","DP02_0001E","DP03_0062E","urban area"],
["San Diego, CA Urbanized Area (2010)","3068218","1051401","61165","78661"]]

San Diego County, California
["San Diego County, California","3211252","1093386","61426","06","073"]]

San Diego city, California
["San Diego city, California","1355885","480730","63456","06","66000"]]

San Diego City Unified School District, California
[["NAME","DP05_0001E","DP02_0001E","DP03_0062E","state","school district (unified)"],
["San Diego City Unified School District, California","1051874","385685","60114","06","34320"]]

Documentation ... scroll section
Core Technical Documentation
Table Shells
  • 1-year Estimates Table Shells
  • 3-year Estimates Table Shells
  • 5-year Estimates Table Shells
  • Table Shells -- Individual Tables

ACS 2013 Questionnaire
A review of the ACS 2013 questionnaire provides insights into what data can be tabulated from respondent data.
View ACS 2013 questionnaire (PDF)

Tabulation Geography for ACS 2013
Tab-delimited files containing codes, names and related attributes for ACS 2013 tabulation areas may be accessed using the links provided below. The exact scope of areas tabulated may vary from year-to-year.
  • 113th Congressional Districts
  • American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Areas
  • American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Areas - Reservations Only
  • American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Areas - Trust Lands Only
  • Census Tracts
  • Counties
  • County Subdivisions
  • Places
  • School Districts - Elementary
  • School Districts - Secondary
  • School Districts - Unified
  • State Legislative Districts - Lower Chamber
  • State Legislative Districts - Upper Chamber
  • Urban Areas
  • ZIP Code Tabulation Areas

Finding the Right Data
Data from Census 2010, followed with annual releases of new data from the American Community Survey, have created enormous new opportunties for data analysis. Finding the right subject matter tabulations, or even if they exist, can be a challenge. Use these new resources to find subject matter required for your analyses; no cost tools you can use for query & search

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