Regardless of whether or not the software can do it, the MOEs in such a statistic would be so high as to render the numbers useless. There is just a limit to what the ACS can do for us!

Patty Becker

On Monday, August 15, 2016, Natalie Young <> wrote:

Hello CTPP Users,


I am trying to use the CTPP software to obtain the number of residents of each county in Utah who worked outside the United States. I am using the 2006-2010 5-year dataset. Please let me known if you have any direction on how to obtain this data.


I set all counties in Utah as my residence geography (29 counties). I selected all options for “Worked Outside United States” as the workplace geography (there are only 3 selections). I selected Part 3 - table A302100 (total workers 16 and over) as my data table. I receive the response that “no valid flows are available for your geographic selections – please modify.”


I have used CTPP to obtain flow data for the residents of each county in Utah and their workplaces in Utah or the USA, by county. Data on working outside the United States, however, is proving difficult. Is it possible to obtain this data through the CTPP software?


Thank you,


Natalie Young


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Natalie Young
Research Analyst
Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute
The University of Utah
Office: 801-587-9436



Patricia C. (Patty) Becker
APB Associates/Southeast Michigan Census Council (SEMCC)
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office: 248-354-6520