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Mobile Apps

Our users are not only changing how they want our statistics, they’re changing how they access them. To increase and improve access to our statistics, the Census Bureau is providing free mobile apps that deliver information when and where you need it.

Census PoP Quiz

Screenshot of the Census PoP Quiz application

How well do you know the states? Do you know the percentage of the population that walk or drive to work in New York? What percentage of people make between $50,000 and $75,000 in St. Petersburg, FL? How many women have doctoral degrees in Sacramento, CA?

Test your knowledge with Census PoP Quiz, a new population challenge about the 50 states and the District of Columbia from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Apple

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Android

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Features:
  • A fun, engaging experience.
  • Challenges that test your knowledge of population, housing, commuting, and more for all 50 states and the nation's capital.
  • Social media connections - with each challenge you complete correctly, share your badge on social media.
  • Statistics powered by the American Community Survey, which provides information on more than 40 topics for every neighborhood in the nation.
  • Complete all the states to unlock the U.S. challenge.

America’s Economy

Screenshot of the America’s Economy application

Take the pulse of the U.S. Economy straight from your phone. The America’s Economy app provides real-time updates for 19 key economic indicators released from the U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Bureau of Economic Analysis. Key economic measures on employment, manufacturing, international trade, retail sales, and residential construction and sales allow those who follow the U.S. economy to be the first to see whether the indicator has gone up or down since the previous report, and trends over time.

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Apple

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Download iPad Version

Android

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Download Tablet Version

Features:
  • Quick overview of 20 indicators measuring the U.S. economy
  • Detailed page for each indicator with trend data
  • Share indicators on Facebook, Twitter and via email
  • View release schedules for indicators
  • Set up notifications and custom views

dwellr

Screenshot of the Census dwellr application

City or country? Bike or drive to work? Beach or mountains? Download the U.S. Census Bureau’s dwellr app today to discover the top 25 U.S. cities and towns that best fit your lifestyle. Whether you prefer the bright lights of the big city or wide open spaces, dwellr powers your phone with neighborhood-level statistics on topics such as home values, education, and how people get to work so that you can explore where you want to dwell. Once you’ve found your dream neighborhood, take dwellr with you wherever you go.

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Apple

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Android

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Features:
  • Uses your preferences to create a list of top 25 places and gives you information about each one.
  • Uses the GPS feature in your phone to provide you with statistics for your current location.
  • Uses statistics that are powered by the American Community Survey, which provides information on more than 40 topics for every neighborhood in the nation, ranging from education to commuting.
  • Share the app with your friends so that they can find their 25 ideal places.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Center for New Media and Promotions | (301) 763-5716 | Last Revised: August 13, 2014