Kentucky: By The Numbers

 


 

Additional Resources

for the American Community Survey

 


 

Kentucky: By The Numbers

Rural Resources

American Community Survey

Rural Issues Briefs

Links to Additional Data

Rural Welfare Reform

Publications

 

As the American Community Survey was being developed and rolled out, organizations have been developing informational resources to help explain the new survey and its data.

Below are links to some of these

publications and resources.

 

 

 

For more information about the

American Community Survey,

go to the Census Bureau's website:

http://www.census.gov/acs/www/

 

 

 

                                                                                        (URLs last updated: May 2011)

 

 

 

Population Reference Bureau

 

 

Webpage on the 2010 Census and the American Community Survey:

 

 

http://www.prb.org/Topics/Census2010.aspx

 

 

Online Tutorial on the ACS

 

 

http://www.icadmedia.com/PopRefBureau/intro_basics.html

 

 

Publications

 

 

American Community Survey: Questions and Answers. March 2011

 

 

http://www.prb.org/pdf11/american-community-survey.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

The American Community Survey.  Population Bulletin. Volume 60, Number 3.

September, 2005

 

 

http://www.prb.org/pdf05/60.3The_American_Community.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

The American Community Survey: A Guide for Data Users. August 2006.

 

 

http://www.prb.org/pdf06/ACSdatausersguide.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Missouri Census Data Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

The American Community Survey vs. the Decennial Census Long Form
Are We Better Off Now Than We Were a Decade Ago
? June, 2009.

 

 

http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/pub/data/acs/acsVScensus.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

Ten Things to Know about the American Community Survey (2005 Edition)

 

 

http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/pub/data/acs2005/Ten_things_to_know.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

Ten More Things to Know (and Do) About the American Community Survey: Keys to Understanding and Accessing the Data

 

 

http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/pub/data/acs/TenThings2/page1.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

RUPRI

(Rural Policy Research Institute)

 

 

 

The American Community Survey: What it Means for County Data. March 2010

 

 

http://www.rupri.org/Forms/The%20ACS%20and%20County%20Data.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau: 2010 Census and the American Community Survey. October 2010.  (Powerpoint Presentation)

 

 

http://www.rupri.org/Forms/Miller_CIM_Detroit_October2010.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CARDI

(Community and Rural Development Institute)

Department of Development Sociology

Cornell University

 

 

 

 

 

Using the American Community Survey (ACS) for Rural or Small Area Research & Policy. Research & Policy Brief Series. Issue Number 24. December 2008.

 

 

http://polson.cals.cornell.edu/cals/devsoc/outreach/cardi/publications/upload/12-2008-RPB.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rural Studies Program

Dept of Agricultural & Resource Economics

Oregon State University

 

 

 

 

 

The American Community Survey: What It Means for You in 2010 and Beyond. Rural Studies Brief No. 2, November 2010.

 

 

http://ruralstudies.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/pub/pdf/Rural_Studies_Brief_2_ACS.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Dakota State Data Center

 

 

 

Using the American Community Survey for Rural Research. July 31, 2008 - Presentation at the Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Manchester, NH.

(Powerpoint Presentation)

 

 

http://www.ndsu.edu/sdc/presentations/073108.pps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rural Life and Census Data Center

South Dakota State University

 

 

 

 

 

The U.S. Census Bureau and American Community Survey: Advantages, Uses, and Limitations. Rural Life and Census Data Center Newsletter. Number 3, November 2008.

 

 

http://pubstorage.sdstate.edu/AgBio_Publications/articles/rs3-08.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pew Research Center

 

 

 

Should the American Community Survey Be Voluntary? July 6, 2010.

 

 

http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1655/should-census-surveys-be-voluntary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Other Kentucky: By The Numbers webpages on the

American Community Survey

 

 


 

 

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