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National Telephone Day, April 25, 2019

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History of the Telephone Service Question

The telephone service question originated with the 1960 decennial census and was transferred to the American Community Survey (ACS) in 2005, when it replaced the decennial census long form. The current telephone service question (pictured) was added to the ACS in 2008.

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The ACS asks about telephone service to ensure residents can communicate. We measure the extent of telephone service to help communities ensure their residents have universal access to assistance programs, emergency services and important information.

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Key Stats:

Source: 2013-2017 American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates.

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Note: Table DP04 above is scrolled down to SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS, cropped at the right and bottom, and modified to hide columns for margin of error. Click on the image to see the full table with all states.

Source: 2017 American Community Survey, 1-Year Estimates.

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More Stats:

Source: Quarterly Services Survey (2012-2019).

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Source: Quarterly Financial Report (2009-2019).

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Top 25 U.S. Exports and Imports by State Based on 2017 Dollar Value (2015-2018):

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Source: 2016 Annual Survey of Manufactures.

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Source: 2016 County Business Patterns.

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Source: 2012 Economic Census of the United States. Note: The 2017 Economic Census statistics will be released 2019-2021.

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From the Statistics in Schools program:

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Source: Census of Housing (1960 to 2000).

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From the History staff:

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