Friday, December 10, 2010

Population Items on the American Community Survey 2005–2011

Population Items from Subjects on the American Community Survey 2005-2011

Note: items did not appear in this order on survey, but are numbered here for easy reference

1. Age (and date of birth)

2. Sex

3. Race

4. Hispanic origin

5. Relationship to household head

6. Marital status

7. Marriage in the past 12 months *

8. Number of times married *

9. Year of last marriage *

10. Births in the past 12 months (for women ages 15–50)

11. School attendance/educational attainment

12. Public or private school (for people enrolled in the past three months)

13. Field of bachelor’s degree ***

14. Place of birth

15. Citizenship

16. Year of immigration

17. Language spoken at home

18. How well English is spoken

19. Ancestry

20. Veteran status/period of service

21. Veteran’s service-connected disability rating *

22. Place of residence one year ago

23. Health insurance coverage *

24. Disability —hearing impairment **

25. Disability—vision impairment **

26. Disability—concentrating, remembering, or making decisions **

27. Disability—walking or climbing stairs **

28. Disability —dressing or bathing **

29. Disability—going outside of the home **

30. Whether and how long responsible for grandchildren in home

31. Employment status

32. Hours worked in preceding week

33. Occupation

34. Industry

35. Class of worker

36. Place of work

37. Means of transportation to work

38. Commuting time and when usually left for work

39. Carpooling

40. On layoff or temporarily absent (if not employed last week)

41. Looking for work in past four weeks

42. Year last worked

43. Weeks worked in past 12 months

44. Hours worked per week in past 12 months

45. Occupation, industry, class of worker

46. Income from earnings

47. Income from self-employment (non-farm plus farm self-employment)

48. Income from Social Security or Railroad Retirement

49. Income from Supplemental Security Income

50. Income from public assistance

51. Income from interest, dividends, rent, etc.

52. Income from pensions

53. All other income

For notes, go back to Subjects on the American Community Survey 2005-2011