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Not Your Father's Census

Number 2781
Subject Census
Source Ronald Campbell
State Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.)
Year 2006
Publication Date 1995 IRE National Conference Miami
Summary Campbell describes the American Community Survey. He discusses key differences between the ACS and the decennial census, such as frequency, sample size, reference period and use of local data. Campbell also explains how to access and analyze raw ACS data.
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