The American Community Survey (ACS) is a new source of data for health insurance coverage estimates, with the first year of data (for 2008 calendar year) available in September 2009. The ACS is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau to provide communities with up-to-date information on key demographics and policy-relevant data.
Visit our ACS pages for more information on this survey
ACS resources provides links to health insurance coverage estimates, briefs and papers on the ACS health insurance estimates, and survey design and methods information.
How to access ACS estimates available through published tables.
- How to access ACS microdata for information on downloading data for your own analyses.