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Working Paper
Housing Administrative Record Simulation
Learn more about how the Census Bureau tested using administrative records to simulate housing estimates in the American Community Survey.

The Population 65 Years and Older in the United States
This report provides a look at selected demographic, social, housing and economic characteristics of the 65 years and older population in the United States.

Working Paper
2017 ACS Mail Design Test
Learn more about potential changes to ACS mail materials and their impact on response rates and costs.

Working Paper
Analysis of Complaints Received
Learn more about the types of complaints expressed by respondents regarding the American Community Survey (ACS).

Poverty: 2016 and 2017
This brief uses the 2016 and 2017 American Community Surveys (ACS) 1-year estimates to analyze poverty rates for 2017.

Household Income: 2017
This report presents data on median household income and the Gini index of income inequality based on the 2016 and 2017 American Community Surveys (ACS).

Working Paper
Investigation into the Use of Alternate Records Sources for Institutional Group Quarters
Learn more about sources of administrative data that could potentially supplement survey data for people living in correctional institutions and nursing homes.

Working Paper
Use of Administrative Records to Replace or Enhance the Mortgage/Home Equity Loan Amount & Payment Questions on the American Community Survey
Learn more about the potential for using administrative records to capture mortgage data on the ACS.

Computer and Internet Use in the United States: 2016
The presence and use of computers and the Internet have grown over the past few decades. This report describes historical context and characteristics.

Working Paper
The Foreign-Born Labor Force in the United States, 2016
Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America.

Working Paper
2017 Pressure Seal Mailing Materials Test
Learn more about the impact of replacing some letters and postcards in the ACS mail materials with pressure seal mailers.


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