We are pleased to announce the first release of documentation in support of new American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for detailed race, Hispanic Origin, ancestry, and tribal population groups. These statistics, available from the 2011-2015 ACS 5-year Selected Population Tables and 2011-2015 ACS 5-year American Indian and Alaska Native Tables, are scheduled for release on Thursday, July 13, 2017.
The new documentation offers ACS data users the opportunity to prepare for next week's data release by exploring the available:
Estimates from these tables provide the greatest level of statistical information for detailed population groups. This is the first update to the data since the previous release based on the 2006-2010 American Community Survey.
The ACS provides reliable statistics that are used to make informed decisions about the future. These statistics are required by all levels of government to manage or evaluate a wide range of programs, but are also useful for research, business, education, journalism, and advocacy. If you have questions about this survey, please call our Customer Services Center on 1 (800) 923-8282.
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