• ### RE: MDAT- Margin of Error - Custom Tables

Did you get an answer yet? Age and sex and race are controlled by estimates IIRC so there’s no margin of error unless you’re getting into more detail than the published  age-race-Hispanic-sex estimates

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

Using replicate weights, in general, will result in quite low standard deviations compared to the published numbers that the Census puts out.  This is especially true for income, since income is, of course highly skewed and if one follows a reasonable…

• ### Decennial Long Form Margins of Error

Hello all,

Does anyone know of any resources that examine measurement error in the decennial long form? I know the Census did not publish margins of error per se.

Thanks for any assistance.

• ### RE: Margin of Error for 'Total Minority Population'

Two things:

1 - Tim is right. Total population for a county is an estimate from PopEst, and doesn't have sampling error, so margin of (statistical) error is 0.

2 - Formula for calculating aggregated MOE is the same whether you're summing or subtracting…

• ### RE: MDAT- Margin of Error - Custom Tables

I would love to know the answer to this.

• ### Margin of error for a new geography

I have geospacially clipped census blocks into a new geography to estimate  the population for the new area (new area/old area * population estimate).

Is there a method to calculate the new margin of error for these new estimates?

• ### RE: Using ACS to construct a socioeconomic index and margins of error

I know it's been four months, but I'm just getting back to this topic in the past week. I successfully used your PUMS suggestion, and the results suggest that the Yost index of SES is fairly stable for large areas, as I expected. Calculating MOEs for…

• ### Calculating Margins of Error for PUMS Estimates in R

Hello, I'm trying to figure out how to calculate margins of error on counts in R. So far I've had no luck. I'm hoping that there's an R package out there that will make this a bit easier, but I've not seen anything as yet.

At the moment…

• ### Calculating a percent of a margin of error

Dear community,

I am looking for guidance on calculating a percent of a margin or error. My work involves analyzing potential population risk to flooding, where I geospatially overlay block groups with flood zones in ArcGIS. If, for example, a block group…