2017-2021 American Community Survey

Here is a preview of our maps and dashboards exploring data from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey, provided by IPUMS-USA.

Basic data for States and PUMAs

This dashboard features demographic information and some general variables, featuring maps of states and Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMA).

Basic data for Counties

This dashboard features demographic information and some general variables on maps of counties. Please keep in mind that county information is not available for most people in this dataset.


ACS: American Community Survey, a program that helps understand changes in demographic, economic, educational, and other aspects of people in the US territory.

Count of people:

Diversity Index:


IPUMS: A research program that provides census and survey data from around the world integrated across time and space. IPUMS is a part of the Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation at the University of Minnesota and is directed by Regents Professor Steven Ruggles. IPUMS originally stood for Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, but it is no longer treated as an acronym.

Linguistic Isolation:




Self-care Difficulty


Representations and Warranties

Claude Pepper Center provides Maps and Dashboards “as is.” Claude Pepper Center does not represent or warrant that insights from our Maps and Dashboards are statistically significant, free of inaccuracies or errors, and/or representative of any population or territory whatsoever. Claude Pepper Center hereby disclaims any and all implied warranties, including without limitation, warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, and non-infringement.

Suggested Citation


Steven Ruggles, Sarah Flood, Matthew Sobek, Daniel Backman, Annie Chen, Grace Cooper, Stephanie Richards, Renae Rogers and Megan Schouweiler (2023). IPUMS USA: Version 14.0 [dataset]. Minneapolis, MN: IPUMS. https://doi.org/10.18128/D010.V14.0

U.S. Census Bureau. (2022, December 08). American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Data Release [dataset]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce. https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-kits/2022/acs-5-year.html