List of household surveys in the United States

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This is a list of surveys of households in the United States.

10,000+ participants[edit]

Survey Conducted by Main target Number of people Data collection started Ongoing, or year data collection ended Main topics Current modes of data collection
United States Census United States Census Bureau All persons dwelling in U.S. residential structures, and many homeless 309 million people in 2010[1] 1790 Ongoing Age, sex and race of household members.[2] Internet self-response, Phone response, Mail response[3]
American Community Survey United States Census Bureau[4] 3.5 million households[4] 1994 Ongoing Ancestry, educational attainment, income, language proficiency, migration, disability, employment, and housing characteristics Internet self-response, Mail response[5]
American Housing Survey United States Census Bureau[6] Household members at least 16 years old[6] 186,000[4] 1973[6] Ongoing Housing conditions and costs[6] Face-to-face interview format, Phone response[7]
American Time Use Survey Bureau of Labor Statistics[4] 25,000[4] 2003 Ongoing The kinds of activities people engage in and the time they spend involved in these activities[8] Phone response[9]
Current Population Survey Bureau of Labor Statistics[10] Civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and older.[10] 60,000 households[10] 1940 Ongoing monthly Labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings[10] Face-to-face interview format, Phone response[11]
National Survey of Family Growth National Center for Health Statistics division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[12] Men and women 15–44 years of age[12] 22,682[12] 1973[12] Ongoing[12] Trends related to fertility, family structure, and demographics.[12] Face-to-face interview format, with a portion of the more sensitive questions answered privately by self-administration[13]
Panel Study of Income Dynamics University of Michigan[14] Nationally representative individuals[14] 18,000+[14] 1968[14] Ongoing[14] Including employment, income, wealth, expenditures, health, education, marriage, childbearing and philanthropy[14] Phone response, Face-to-face interview format[15]
National Crime Victimization Survey Bureau of Justice Statistics[16] Nationally representative sample[16] 160,000[16] 1973[16] Ongoing[16] Factors associated with becoming a victim of various crimes.[16] Face-to-face interview format with subsequent interviews conducted either in person or by phone[17]
National Health Interview Survey National Center for Health Statistics[4] Nationally representative sample[18] 87,000[18] 1957[18] Ongoing[18] Health status and utilization Face-to-face interview format[19]
National Longitudinal Survey Bureau of Labor Statistics[20] People born 1957-1964 and 1980-1984[21] 50,000+[21] 1966[21] Ongoing Education, employment, household, parents and children, family process, partnerships, fertility, health, attitudes, expectations, non-cognitive tests, activities, crime & substance use Face-to-face interview format with a portion of the more sensitive questions answered privately by audio computer-assisted self-interview[22]
National Survey of College Graduates United States Census Bureau[4] Recipients of a bachelor's degree or higher[23] 100,000[24] Occupation, work activities, salary, the relationship of degree field and occupation, and demographic information.[23] Internet self-response, Phone response, Mail response[25]
National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation United States Fish and Wildlife Service[4] 60,000[4] Fishing, hunting, and other wildlife-associated recreation, such as wildlife observation, photography, and feeding.[26] Phone response, Face-to-face interview format[27]
Survey of Income and Program Participation United States Census Bureau[4] 37,000 households Economic well-being, family dynamics, education, assets, health insurance, childcare, and food security.[28] Phone response, Face-to-face interview format[29]
Telephone Point-of-Purchase Survey Bureau of Labor Statistics[4] 175,000[4] Where Americans are spending their money[30] Phone response[31]

1,000 to 9,999 participants[edit]

Survey Conducted by Main target Number of people Data collection started Ongoing, or year data collection ended Main topics
American Family Survey Deseret News and The Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at Brigham Young University[32] Nationally representative sample[32] 3,000 participants[32] 2015[32] 2015[32] Attitudes, practices & policy opinions of marriage and family[32]
Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking Federal Reserve Board of Governors[33] around 6,000 respondents[33] 2013[33] Ongoing[33] Well-being of American households, potential risks to their financial stability [33]
Youth Volunteering and Civic Engagement Survey Corporation for National and Community Service[4] 8,000 participants[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Memmott (2010-12-21). "U.S. Population: Nearly 309 Million, Census Says". National Public Radio.
  2. ^ "2010 bilingual questionnaire" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2009-05-28.
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau. 2020-12-14 https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2020/2020-census-data-collection-ending.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "List of Surveys Collected by the Census Bureau". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  5. ^ United States Census Bureau. 2020-12-14 https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/respond/other-ways-to-respond.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ a b c d "American Housing Survey (AHS)". census.gov. Retrieved 2016-09-16. Last Revised: February 11, 2014
  7. ^ Bureau, US Census. "American Housing Survey (AHS)-Respondent Information". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  8. ^ "American Time Use Survey (ATUS) Series". ICPSR, part of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  9. ^ U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2020-12-14 https://www.bls.gov/tus/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ a b c d "Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey". Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved 2016-09-16. Last Modified Date: October 8, 2015
  11. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Current Population Survey (CPS)-Frequently Asked Questions". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  12. ^ a b c d e f "National Survey of Family Growth". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  13. ^ "National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) | CMS". www.cms.gov. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  14. ^ a b c d e f "PSID - Studies". University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  15. ^ "Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID): Main Interview, 1968-2015". www.icpsr.umich.edu. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  16. ^ a b c d e f "Data Collection: National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)". Bureau of Justice Statistics. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  17. ^ "Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) - National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)". www.bjs.gov. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  18. ^ a b c d "NHIS - About the National Health Interview Survey". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 2016-09-24. September 12, 2016
  19. ^ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2020-12-14 https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/respond/other-ways-to-respond.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  20. ^ "National Longitudinal Surveys". Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  21. ^ a b c Bureau of Labor Statistics https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/about_nhis.htm. Retrieved 2016-09-13. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  22. ^ "National Longitudinal Surveys Home Page : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics". www.bls.gov. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  23. ^ a b "National Survey of College Graduates". National Science Foundation. Retrieved 2016-09-24. Page last Updated: June 04, 2013
  24. ^ John Finamore and Beethika Khan (2015-04-06). "Characteristics of the College-Educated Population and the Science and Engineering Workforce in the United States". National Science Foundation. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  25. ^ Bureau, US Census. "National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG)-Respond to the Survey". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  26. ^ Bureau, US Census. "National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, & Wildlife-Associated Recreation-About this Survey". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  27. ^ Bureau, US Census. "2016 FHWAR Technical Documentation". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  28. ^ "Survey of Income and Program Participation". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  29. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)-Mode of Data Collection". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  30. ^ "Telephone Point of Purchase Survey (TPOPS) Respondents". Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved 2016-09-24. Last modified: November 2, 2012
  31. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Telephone Point of Purchase Survey (TPOPS)". The United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-14.
  32. ^ a b c d e f "Summary Report: Marriage And Family—Attitudes, Practices & Policy Opinions" (PDF). Deseret News. 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-24. Homepage
  33. ^ a b c d e "Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking". Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Retrieved 2016-09-24.