Data Updates Announced by the Pennsylvania Data Center

New Brief Highlights Changes to Urban Areas in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Census Bureau released an updated list of urban areas, boundary maps and other related material this month. Read more on our Research Briefs page or click here to go straight to the brief.

Census Bureau Updates

  • American Community Survey 2017-2021 5-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Released

The 2017-2021 ACS 5-year PUMS were released this month. PUMS files allow data users to create custom estimates and tables that are not available through ACS pretabulated data products. Click here to explore options for accessing the latest data.

  • New ACS Data Products Available for the 118th Congress

The Census Bureau released new social, economic, housing, and demographic statistics for the 118th Congress. The four Data Profiles are available for all 435 congressional districts and are available in the Census Bureau’s FTP site and through a web-based lookup tool on the ACS website.

  • American Community Survey Migration Flows

The U.S. Census Bureau released new data tables from the 2016-2020 American Community Survey (ACS) highlighting the geographic mobility of people. Click here to learn more.

  • Census Bureau and AmeriCorps Released the Civic Engagement and Volunteering Supplement

Click here to access the 2021 Current Population Survey (CPS), Civic Engagement and Volunteering (CVC) Supplement Microdata File. This is the most robust longitudinal survey about volunteerism and other forms of civic engagement in the United States.