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ACS 2010-2012 3 Year data now available

American Community Survey 3 Year Estimates

2010-2012 data profiles for the nation, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, every congressional district, every metropolitan area, and all counties and places with populations of 20,000 or more.

Example call to the API for the 2010-2012 estimates

http://api.census.gov/data/2012/acs3/profile?get=DP02_0001PE&for=state:*&key=...

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    Jan Vink

    Lisa,

    I applaud the immediate release of this data and am happy to see opening up the Data Profiles in the API, but wonder what the future plans are. Is the Census Bureau stepping away from API access to the detailed tables? Will data profiles from previous releases be made available through the API? Is there a vision what data will be available through the API in the shorter and longer term? Are there any enhancements we can look forward to in the near future?

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      Lisa W ( Idea Submitter )

      We will have the 5 year summary files available with the demographic profiles when that set is available and will have the 1 and 3 year summary files available later this winter. As for other enhancements, we're going to roll out a discovery service to help explore the data sets.

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