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Removal of Broken Survey of Business Owner 2012 Endpoint
The older legacy Survey of Business Owner 2012 endpoint for Company Statistics that has been broken has been removed.


Quarterly Workforce Indicators' Endpoints are Down
The U.S. Census Bureau encountered a processing issue with the R2021Q2 release of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI).


Quarterly Workforce Indicators Endpoint Restored
The Quarterly Workforce Indicators' endpoints have been restored.


Quarterly Workforce Indicators Endpoint is Down
The Quarterly Workforce Indicators' endpoints are currently unavailable. We are working on a fix, but we do not know when it will be returned to production.


2018 API Changes


API Format Changes: 2010-2014 ACS Estimates


API Format Changes: SF1 2010


Error in the Variable Labels for the 2016 1-Year ACS API
The U.S. Census Bureau fixed this issue and variable labels are now correct. Data for these variables are correct and were not changed.


1990 Decennial (SF1) Block Groups Temporarily Decommissioned


Issue Resolved: Conversion Error for Select 2015 ACS 1-Year Endpoints
The conversion error has been resolved for aggregate estimates with values over 2.1 billion in the 2015 ACS 1-Year endpoints.


Conversion Error for Select Aggregate Data: 2015 ACS 1-Year Endpoints
There is a conversion issue for aggregate estimates with values over 2.1 billion in the new 2015 ACS 1-Year endpoints.


Maximum Cell Return Limits Now Presented
The U.S. Census Bureau is releasing new functionality to allow users to see the cell return limits if they apply to the dataset they are using.


New Category of Required Variables: Default Displayed
New classification of required variables to allow users to see when a default value is used when the variable is not directly queried


Valid Values now presented for categorical variables
New functionality to our discovery page on the data API that will allow users to see a list of all valid values for categorical variables.


Groups Functionality - Pull more than 50 variables with 1 call


ACS Endpoint Changes
Information for the 2015 ACS 1-Year API datasets including specific examples on how both the content format and the endpoints changed.


Moving From HTTP to HTTPS
Census will be switching from HTTP to HTTPS on August 28.


New via API: Decennial Census Surnames
The Census Bureau's Census surnames product is a data release based on names recorded in the decennial census.


Economic Indicator Timeseries Endpoint Changes
On January 31, 2017, we will be changing the addresses of our Economic Indicator Timeseries endpoints.


New via API: Estimates of Pop & Housing Units and Pop Projections
The US Census Bureau has recently added the 2000-2015 Population & Housing Unit Estimates, 1990-2010 Intercensal Estimates, and the 2014 Population Projections.


The 2016 Planning Database is Now Publicly Available
The 2016 PDB is a database of select 2010 Decennial Census and select 2010-2014 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates.


Release of ACS 1-Year Dataset for 2015
The US Census Bureau has released the ACS 1-yr dataset for 2015. Summary files, data profiles, comparison profiles, & subject tables are now available.


New API Poverty Statisitcs for 2015 CPS ASEC
The U.S. Census Bureau released the 2015 CPS ASEC Poverty Statistics in the API today.


New Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) dataset
The Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) dataset is now available via the API.


Now available: 2014 ACS 1 Year Summary Files and Data Profiles
The US Census Bureau has just released a new ACS 1-yr dataset for 2014. Both summary files and data profiles are now available in the API.


New via API: Population Estimates and Projections, 2014 Data
The U.S. Census Bureau added several data sets to its application programming interface, including 2014 Population Estimates and Projections


Now available: 2009-2013 ACS 5 Year Summary Files and Data Profiles
The US Census Bureau has just released a new ACS 5-yr dataset for 2009 - 2013. Both summary files and data profiles are now available in the API.


Census Bureau's API Updated with 2011-2013 ACS Statistics
The Census Bureau has updated the application programming interface with the 2011-2013 American Community Survey statistics.


Census Bureau's API Updated with 2013 ACS (1-yr) and New Features
API updated with 2013 ACS 1-year data, new subjects and new features.


New via API: Population Estimates and Projections Plus Economic Data
The U.S. Census Bureau added several data sets to its application programming interface, including 2013 population estimates and 2012 nonemployer statistics.


Census Data API Discovery Tool
Use this tool to dive in and through the many API endpoints to discover available variables, geographies and vintages of data.


Now available: 2008-2012 ACS 5 Year Summary Files and Data Profiles
The US Census Bureau has just released a new ACS 5-yr dataset for 2008 - 2012. Both summary files and data profiles are now available in the API.


Introducing dwellr Mobile Application (built on ACS data from our API)
Now available on iPhone and Android OS: dwellr is a mobile app which allows people to discover new places in the United States right from their smartphone.


Census Bureau's API Updated with 2010-2012 ACS Statistics
The Census Bureau has updated the application programming interface with the 2010-2012 American Community Survey statistics.


The Census API Updated with 2012 American Community Survey Statistics
Get the 2012 ACS data now via the Census API.


American Community Challenge: National Day of Civic Hacking
Census to Participate in the National Day of Civic Hacking (2013).

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