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The who, what, and where of America : understanding the American Community Survey / edited by Deirdre A. Gaquin, Gwenavere W. Dunn
Alternate Title Understanding the American Community Survey
American Community Survey
3rd ed
Lanham, MD : Bernan Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HA203 .W482 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cities and towns -- United States -- Statistics
Physical Description xxvi, 371 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Note "The American Community Survey ... will replace the decennial census long form in 2010 and collect long-form-type information annually rather than only once every 10 years. ... The new ACS estimates combine three years of survey responses (2005-2007) to produce data for midsize communities ... the first update for communities with populations between 20,000 and 65,000 since the 2000 decennial census"-- p. ix, introduction
This new edition is the first to include data on unmarried partner households, health insurance coverage, and median real estate tax. It uses the 2008-2010 ACS data to present a concise resource of information that tells a story about America - its population, levels of education, types of employment and housing, and patterns of migration and transportation
"More ACS resources": p. xxv-xxvi
Summary Covers each U.S. state, county, metropolitan area, and city with a population of 20,000 or more. It is designed to provide communities with a fresh look at how they are changing
Contents Introduction -- Understanding the American Community Survey -- Using the ACS -- Accessing ACS data online -- More ACS resources -- Part A. Who: Age, race ethnicity, and households -- Part B. What: education, employment, and income -- Part C. Where: migration, housing, and transportation -- Appendixes
Note "All ACS data are available through the Census Bureau's American FactFinder (AFF) Web site at http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
Series County and city extra series
Alternate Author Gaquin, Deirdre
Dunn, Gwenavere W

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