Census Bureau to Hold Audio and Web News Conference on the First...

Census Bureau to Hold Audio and Web News Conference on the First Release of 5-Year (2005-2009) American Community Survey Estimates



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WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The following is being released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:

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What:

The Census Bureau will hold a Web news conference simultaneous with the release of the first set of 5-year (2005-2009) American Community Survey (ACS) estimates. The release provides timely and detailed estimates on 72 social, economic, housing and demographic topics for all communities — more than 670,000 distinct geographic areas. The first set, to be released Dec. 14, is based on survey responses spanning the five years between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2009. A new set of 5-year estimates will be released every year, covering the most recent five-year period.

The event will consist of an audio conference and online presentation. Reporters will be able to ask questions during the audio conference once the presentations are complete.

When:

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. EST

Who:

Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau

Scott Boggess, chief, American Community Survey Coordination Staff, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division

Details:

Audio conference — access information

Dial in numbers: 888-324-9312

Participant passcode: CENSUS

Online presentation – access information

Please login early, as some setup is required.

URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/

Conference number: PW9807275

Audience passcode: CENSUS

Participants can join the event directly at:

https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW9807275&p=CENSUS&t=c

Public Information, 301-763-3691, e-mail: pio@census.gov

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

Census Bureau to Hold Audio and Web News Conference on the First Release of 5-Year (2005-2009) American Community Survey Estimates