Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

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U.S. Census Bureau

This handbook provides an overview of the American Community Survey (ACS) to help data users understand the basics of the survey, how the data can be used, how to judge the accuracy of ACS estimates, and how to access ACS data. It also includes some recent case studies that show how ACS data are being used to help address policy and program issues.

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