CDFI Fund: Updated Program Information Now Available Based on 2016-2020 American Community Survey

BEA Program Eligibility and CDFI Program Investment Areas Revised with Data Release The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today updated Eligibility Data for the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program), as well as updated Investment Areas and Target Markets for the Community […]

Census Bureau: First in Series of 2020 Census Quality Reports Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the first two of more than 65 reports from its 2020 Census Evaluations and Experiments (EAE) operation designed to assess the quality of 2020 Census programs and operations and test new methods suggested from previous research.   These studies include evaluations, experiments, operational assessments, quality control profiles and […]

Census Bureau: 2020 Census Redistricting Data Released in Easier-to-Use Format

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2020 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File to states and the public in an easier-to-use format.    These data are now available on They are identical to those released Aug. 12 on the Census Bureau’s FTP site and in various data visualizations.   The Census Bureau […]

Census Bureau: America Counts State Data Profiles Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released 52 individual data profiles on America Counts highlighting the recent 2020 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File release. These sharable data-rich state profiles are available for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and feature data visualizations that include population, housing, race, ethnicity, diversity and […]

Census Bureau: 2020 Census Highlights Local Population Changes and Nation’s Racial and Ethnic Diversity

U.S. Census Bureau Delivers Data for States to Begin Redistricting Efforts The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional 2020 Census results showing an increase in the population of U.S. metro areas compared to a decade ago. In addition, these once-a-decade results showed the nation’s diversity in how people identify their race and […]

Census Bureau: Changes for 2020 ACS 1-Year Estimates Announced

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced that it will not release its standard 1-year estimates from the 2020 American Community Survey (ACS) because of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on data collection. The Census Bureau will release experimental estimates developed from 2020 ACS 1-year data. The standard 2020 ACS 1-year estimates […]

Census Bureau: Quality Indicators on 2020 Census Released

Today the U.S. Census Bureau released information about the quality of the 2020 Census from two methods: (1) analyses that compare the first census results to other ways of measuring the population, and (2) metrics that provide insight into the census operations. The Census Bureau accelerated plans for releasing this […]

Census Bureau: Update on 2020 Census

Data collection is just one part of producing a complete and accurate 2020 Census. Since mid-October, Census Bureau experts have been hard at work on processing the data.   As issues that could affect the accuracy of the data are detected, they are corrected. This important process, which has been […]