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Table Data - White to Non-White Racial Dissimilarity (5-year estimate) Index for Bureau County, IL

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Title White to Non-White Racial Dissimilarity (5-year estimate) Index for Bureau County, IL
Series ID RACEDISPARITY017011
Source U.S. Census Bureau
Release Racial Dissimilarity Index (Not a Press Release)
Seasonal Adjustment Not Seasonally Adjusted
Frequency Annual
Units Percent
Date Range 2009-01-01 to 2022-01-01
Last Updated 2023-12-07 10:45 AM CST
Notes The Racial Dissimilarity Index measures the percentage of the non-hispanic white population in a county which would have to change Census tracts to equalize the racial distribution between white and non-white population groups across all tracts in the county.

Starting with the 2016 observations, the calculation has been changed so that counties with only one census tract have missing data. Zero values represent counties where the proportions of non-white population and non-hispanic white population are the same. Multiyear estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) are "period" estimates derived from a data sample collected over a period of time, as opposed to "point-in-time" estimates such as those from past decennial censuses. ACS 5-year estimate includes data collected over a 60-month period. The date of the data is the end of the 5-year period. For example, a value dated 2014 represents data from 2010 to 2014. However, they do not describe any specific day, month, or year within that time period.

Multiyear estimates require some considerations that single-year estimates do not. For example, multiyear estimates released in consecutive years consist mostly of overlapping years and shared data. The 2010–2014 ACS 5-year estimates share sample data from 2011 through 2014 with the 2011–2015 ACS 5-year estimates. Because of this overlap, users should use extreme caution in making comparisons with consecutive years of multiyear estimates.

Please see "Section 3: Understanding and Using ACS Single-Year and Multiyear Estimates" on publication page 13 (file page 19) of the 2018 ACS General Handbook for a more thorough clarification.
DATE VALUE
2009-01-01 54.590704562648625
2010-01-01 52.466759575249200
2011-01-01 49.799535858188435
2012-01-01 46.564416275758460
2013-01-01 44.747957973783016
2014-01-01 43.888982346148040
2015-01-01 46.553115451804930
2016-01-01 39.421128300401350
2017-01-01 43.550116800746820
2018-01-01 42.064055780972090
2019-01-01 45.356634845823010
2020-01-01 44.599026994813200
2021-01-01 47.114924258383300
2022-01-01 45.998461620477200

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