Supplier
Census
Years Available
2005 to present
Periodicity
Annual
Mode of Collection
Sample survey: internet questionnaire, with mail option.
Description
The American Community Survey (ACS) provides annual estimates of income, education, employment, health insurance coverage, and housing costs and conditions for residents of the United States. Estimates from the ACS complement population data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau during the decennial census. (Topics currently included annually in ACS were previously collected once a decade through the decennial census long form.)
Population Covered
The U.S. population, including the population living in group quarters.