Holdings Information for: RDS Study 1991-MIG
American Community Survey Data Tables Geographical Mobility/Migration, 2005-2009 - New York State
The American Community Survey (ACS) and the Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS) ask respondents age 1 year and over whether they lived in the same residence 1 year ago. For people who lived in a different residence, the location of their previous residence is collected. ACS uses a series of monthly samples to produce estimates. These samples are based ACS surveys gathered over either one year, three years, or 5 years.
State to state migration flows are available annually based on the ACS 1 year samples starting with 2005, based on the 3 year samples starting with 2005-2007, and based on 5 year samples starting with 2005-2009.
County to county migration flows are based on 5 years samples starting with 2005-2009.
In addition to the county-to-county flow files, there are similar files that substitute minor civil divisions (mcd), in place of counties, for states where they serve as general-purpose local governments. These states are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
The national County-to-County Migration Flows file reports both inflow and outflow of persons between counties and, for both counties, reports:
The data files specific to New York State were based on extracts from the national County-to-County Migration Flows file.
Note: people living in group quarters (e.g. adult correctional facilities, nursing facilities, college/university student housing, and military quarters) were added to the sample for the first time starting with the 2006 ACS
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