• ACS Summary File Retrieval Tool not working

    Good morning, 

    I am trying to use the Summary File Retrieval tool to view 2010 ACS data for selected Block Groups in Miami-Dade County but it does not work, is there a way of bypassing this?



  • Format for the 2020 ACS 5-Year Summary File?

    I've been under the impression that the 2020 ACS summary files would be using the proposed new format. We've been working to prepare for that change. Today's release of 2020 5-year summary file metadata suggests I was mistaken. All the documentation…

  • advice on accessing place or county subdivision summary files from the 2005 1-Year ACS

    I'm trying to obtain ACS 1-Year tables from 2005. Specifically, I'm looking for table B03002 (Hispanic or Latino origin by race) for either county subdivisions or places. The Census documentation says tables should be available for places with…

  • Proposed changes to the ACS Summary File format

    The ACS Office at the Census Bureau is currently testing a new format for the ACS Summary File, which is a comma-delimited text file that contains all the Detailed Tables for the ACS.  

    Information about the proposed updates to the ACS Summary File are described…

  • 2014-2018 5-year Summary Files at block group level

    Hi guys,

    I've been an ACS user for a while, but still struggling to find desired data with the new interface. I am looking to download 2014-2018 summary files at the block group level for a particular state or county.

    I've downloaded the Missouri_Tracts_Block_Groups_Only…

  • 2010 94-171 Redistricting Data Summary Files

    I need to get small area data on children by race/ethnicity. Ideally I'd like to get the number of children in a zip code by race/ethnicity for any year 2010 or later. I'm having trouble finding data like this on data.census.gov. Alternatively, I could…

  • Webinar reminder: Proposed Format Change to Simplify the ACS Summary File

    This is a reminder that there will be a webinar on October 28, 2020 from 2:00-3:00 PM EDT:

    Proposed Format Change to Simplify the ACS Summary File

    Register now!

    The Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) Office is currently testing a new format…

  • New ACS Summary File Guide

    The Census Bureau and PRB produced an updated guide on the ACS Summary File in advance of this week's ACS data release. The guide includes information on:

    • How to Use the ACS Summary File
    • Table IDs, Sequences, and Variable Names
    • Tools and Resources…