• No new ZCTAs for 2020 ACS?

    I've been busy setting up the new set of geographies from the 2020 ACS and found that this year's set of ZCTAs is exactly the same as last year.
    32989 and they are all the same.

    I know there have been a number of new zip codes created in the last…

  • Firms vs. Establishments

    Hi,

    I am currently working on a project where I am trying to measure the number of businesses in a certain city/ county. On the American FactFinder website, the Survey of Business Owners and the Business Patterns data seem to have what I am looking for…

  • RE: Visualizing PUMS Race and Ethnicity Housing Data Together

    I think you’re absolutely right — Hispanic is not a race and we have no business treating it like one just to make everything sum to 100% for a pie chart. I include Hispanics and combinations in each race group (except White alone, non Hispanic which…

  • Annual Data Challenge Expo Highlights Creative Use of Census Bureau Data

    The U.S. Census Bureau is partnering with the American Statistical Association (ASA) for the Annual Data Challenge Expo. Contestants are challenged to analyze the 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year estimates using statistical and visualization…

  • RE: 2016-2020 ACS 5-Year Estimates

    Hi Monica,

    Our most important job is releasing quality data on America’s people and economy. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on American Community Survey (ACS) data collection, we made the decision earlier this year not to release standard…

  • Choosing DP or B or C or S tables

    Busy day with the new single year 2021 estimates released!!

    I was using a tidycensus R script to pull relevant data on workers working at home, total workers, and total population. Usually I go to table B08006 to get data on workers by means of transportation…

  • Census data resources for Canada or UK

    I realize this is very much off-topic, but I got an unusual question from one of my users and thought someone in this group might have suggestions. 

    The question:

    I’m wondering if you happen to know of a [census data] source at a similar geo-scale for…

  • RE: ACS data is used for ....

    I will, the meeting is tomorrow. They are not data people and start getting the deer in the headlight look whenever I start trying to review even basic data points. They are structural engineers from a large construction company that was forced to conduct…
  • Data Tell Stories. Tell Us Yours!

    We want to hear about the creative ways you use American Community Survey (ACS) data!

    Have you or your organization used the ACS to make an important decision, help your community, or open/expand a business? Tell us your story to help us showcase the…

  • RE: Zip code/Zip code tabulation area crosswalk

    Try this. Go to the link below and weed out the ones on your list that are POBoxes and "Unique" (the "unique" are pretty much the businesses/universities that have their own zip code).
    www.zip-codes.com/.../ca-los-angeles.asp

    I dont…