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United States American Community Survey 2008 - IPUMS USA


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
United States American Community Survey (ACS)
United States American Community Survey 1- Year Estimates - IPUMS
Data type
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an annual ongoing survey providing information each year between dicennial US censuses. The 2010 ACS collected data through direct and self enumeration. A 1% sample of households from the survey (3,061,692 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.