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Census Bureau to Host Pre-Release Webinar on New Set of American Community Survey Statistics for Communities Nationwide

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to discuss the upcoming release of the latest American Community Survey statistics covering communities of all sizes. The release includes detailed data for the five-year period between 2009-2013. It features more than 40 demographic, socio-economic and housing topics for all areas down to the block group (roughly, neighborhood) level. 

The webinar will:

  • Provide guidance on using and comparing the statistics.
  • Describe new and modified data tables.
  • Demonstrate how to access block-group-level data in American FactFinder – available in American FactFinder for the first time with this release.
  • Preview the latest edition of  Census Explorer, our gallery of interactive maps down to the tract level. This newest map will feature decennial and American Community Survey statistics on “Young Adults: Then and Now.”

When: Monday, Dec. 1, 2014; 1 p.m. (EST)

Note:  Media embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics the following day, Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Who: KaNin Reese - Survey Statistician - Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division - Gretchen Gooding - Survey Statistician - American Community Survey Office

Access: The webinar will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Participants will be able to ask questions once the presentation is complete.

Audio conference access information

Toll free number: 1-888-324-3810

Participant passcode: ACS 5 YEAR

Question and answer sessions will be conducted

Online presentation access information

Please log in early, as some setup is required. An updated browser is  recommended.

URL: https://censusevent.webex.com/censusevent/onstage/g.php?d=741680743&t=a

To register for embargo access visit: <//www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/embargoed_releases/>


Public Information Office


email: <pio@census.gov>

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