America is changing, and so is the census. The American Community Survey lets communities see how they are changing - filling in the gaps between each 10-year census.
- is sent to a small percentage of our population on a rotating basis;
- helps determine how more than $300 billion per year is distributed;
- informs decisions on policies, programs, and services for communities;
- is also conducted in Puerto Rico, where it is called the Puerto Rico Community Survey.