Behind the Scenes on How PolicyMap Processes ACS

BERNIE LANGER | December 21, 2017

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Processing the Census American Community Survey (ACS) used to be something that took us months, but over time, that time has been reduced to weeks, and now, days. With the new 2012-2016 data updated on PolicyMap last week, we thought it might be interesting to take a behind the scenes look at how ACS gets processed. This post gets wonky, but if you’ve ever been curious as to what we do, you might be interested in this inside look.

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