The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar Sept. 8 explaining how to access data and online resources from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) set to be publicly released on Sept. 15. The webinar will also provide tips for comparing ACS geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics from Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. EDT, to Sept. 15, at 12:01 a.m. EDT.
The American Community Survey provides a wide range of important statistics about the nation’s people and housing, such as language spoken at home, education, commuting, employment, mortgage status and rent, income, poverty and health insurance coverage. It is the only source of local estimates for most of the 40-plus topics it covers.
The one-year statistics will be available for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, every congressional district and all U.S. counties and places with populations of 65,000 or more.
Thursday, September 8, at 2 p.m. EDT.
Jewel Jordan, public affairs specialist, Public Information Office.
Amanda Klimek, survey statistician, American Community Survey Office, Outreach and Education Branch.
Rex Kung, program analyst, Center for Enterprise Dissemination.
The webinar will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Attendees do not need to call into the webinar to hear the audio. Credentialed media and data users will be able to ask questions following the presentation.
- Event password: Census#1 (if needed).
For telephone audio option (or to ask a question), call: 1-877-601-3554
- Passcode: 5899551
Tuesday, September 13, at 10 a.m. EDT.
Embargo subscribers may interview Census Bureau experts during the embargo period. To request an interview, email email@example.com.
Embargo subscribers are encouraged to confirm their login username and password are up to date prior to Sept. 13. For assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register for embargo access, visit <www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/embargoed_releases/>.
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