• PUMS API

    Does anyone know how to download the PUMS replicate weights (all 80 of them) using the API ?  When I try to list all 80 variable in the API call I get the ERROR: "error: 'get' is limited to 50 variables."  Is there a way to download the…

  • 2021 ACS 1-Year Household-Level PUMS Data Sets Mostly Empty

    Hello,

    I am trying to use the 2021 ACS 1-Year household-level data sets from https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/data/pums/2021/1-Year/ within R. However, the majority of the columns are empty when I read in the csv files. Why is that so?

    I have…

  • The sampling interval for selecting households from the ACS for the PUMS

    The PUMS product is a subsample of the ACS. The text below is from the "Accuracy of the Data" document, p. 5.

    The number of households in the PUMS is a fraction of ACS given by the (inverse of) the sampling interval. What is the size of this…

  • Multigenerational Households In PUMS

    I have been working on reproducing the state-level estimates of multigenerational households (households with three or more generations living together) so as to calculate it by PUMA. It's taken me quite some time, but I've got it to be off by no more…

  • Poverty via PUMS and Poverty using table B17001

    When I compute poverty status using the PUMS variable POVPIP <100 (percent) to create a variable "Below Poverty Level"  and "Above or equal to Poverty Level'  I get no missing data and a total population of 124,553 (OHIO CLEVELAND…

  • PUMS Training

    Hi,

    I'd love to get acquainted with using PUMS data. What is a good, free training resource that I can use?

    Thanks,

    Sowmya

  • Obtaining ACS 2015-2019 PUMS replicate weights

    Can someone please tell where to obtain 2015-2019 ACS PUMS replicate weights. I do not see the option of obtaining the replicate weights in the data.census.gov micro data. And I do not know how to use the FTP files. Do one or more of them contain the…

  • Aggregated data at County level for all PUMAs geographically within County for 2016-20 PUMS

    HI! I am new to working with PUMS and am working with a team to replicate a housing affordability study which relies on PUMS records to calculate housing that is both affordable and available by unit within local area median income ranges.

    First, I have…

  • RE: Unexpectedly low margins of error for 2020 PUMS 1-yr file

    Building off of 's comment about the different weighting methodology. I remember reading this article a few months ago, and it really helped me understand what was going on with the experimental weights: https://www.census.gov/content…

  • Sample Size Differences: PUMS v. Full ACS?

    I read in the 2020 documentation for the PUMS that the PUMS includes approximately two-thirds of the full ACS sample. Is this the case for all of the 1-year PUMS files (e.g. two-thirds of each year's ACS sample for 2000-2019)? Or do the public use files…