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2021 Data Release Schedule

Updated January 6, 2023

Planned Release
Data Products1
Lowest Level Geography2
September 15, 2022

1-Year Data Release:3

Places, County Subdivisions (where available)4 Geographies of 65,000+ population
October 20, 2022 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

1-Year Supplemental Estimates Release:

Places, County Subdivisions (where available) Geographies of 20,000+ population
December 8, 2022

5-Year Data Release:3

Data Product
Lowest Level of Geography
Data Profiles Census Tracts
Detailed Tables Block Groups
Summary File Block Groups
Comparison Profiles Places/County Subdivisions
Subject Tables Census Tracts
Narrative Profiles Census Tracts
January 26, 2023 5-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)
5-Year Variance Replicate Estimates  Block Group
1-Year Data Profiles 118th Congressional Districts
March 16, 2023 5-Year Data Profiles 2022 State Legislative Districts
No later than June 2023 2017-2021 ACS 5-Year Selected Population Tables and American Indian and Alaska Native Tables


Based on size of group and sample cases per geographic area (i.e. state or town)


1 For information on the types of data products available, see the ACS Data Tables.

2 The lowest level of geography refers to the Census geographic hierarchy. For more information on census geography, see the Geography Program Glossary.

3 Media embargos will be available 48 hours before the public releases of the ACS 1-year estimates in September and the ACS 5-year estimates in December. To learn more about the embargos and what will be new with upcoming releases, tune into the pre-release webinars. Please check the ACS Events page for updates.

4 For definitions of the types of geographic areas listed, see the Geography Program Glossary.



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