Work with interactive mapping tools from across the Census Bureau.
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The Census Bureau packages data and information into easy-to-understand visuals.
Browse Census Bureau images.
Read briefs and reports from Census Bureau experts.
Watch Census Bureau vignettes, testimonials, and video files.
Read research analyses from Census Bureau experts.
Developer portal to access services and documentation for the Census Bureau's APIs.
Explore Census Bureau data on your mobile device with interactive tools.
Find a multitude of DVDs, CDs and publications in print by topic.
These external sites provide more data.
Download extraction tools to help you get the in-depth data you need.
Explore Census data with interactive visualizations covering a broad range of topics.
How we provide the best mix of timeliness, relevancy, quality, and cost for the data we collect.
Learn about other opportunities to collaborate with us.
Explore the rich historical background of an organization with roots almost as old as the nation.
Explore prospective positions available at the Census Bureau.
Explore Census programs targeted for particular needs.
Discover the latest in Census Bureau data releases, reports, and events.
The Census Bureau's Director writes on how we measure America's people, places and economy.
Find interesting and quirky statistics regarding national celebrations and major events.
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Find media toolkits, advisories, and all the latest Census news.
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American FactFinder E-Tutorials:
The American FactFinder (AFF): Access to Census Statistics – May 2014
Data Tools Table [PDF] – Having trouble knowing which Census Bureau data tool to use? This guide lists the more commonly used data tools to help you determine the appropriate one for your needs. We have identified under each tool the information accessible within it, including census and survey content, geographies, and when you might select the tool. Presentation [PDF]
Acronyms and Abbreviations [PDF] – The Census Bureau uses acronyms and abbreviations for many of their programs, datasets, tables, data tools and subject areas. Listed here are the more frequently used with a link to some additional acronyms found on our site http://www.census.gov/procur/www/acronyms.html.
May 2014 – The American FactFinder (AFF): Access to Census Statistics
September 17, 2013 – Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Webinar (Media)
The U.S. Census Bureau held a Web conference today to announce that the 2012, real median household income and the poverty rate were not statistically different from the previous year, while the percentage of people without health insurance coverage decreased.
https://censusevent.webex.com/censusevent/lsr.php?RCID=b737ae07ef29d3cc47668af038aca405 | Transcript [PDF]
September 12, 2013 – ACS Technical Webinar (Media)
The Census Bureau held a Web conference to discuss the Sept.19 release of 2012 American Community Survey statistics. The webinar included information about the topics that will be available as well as step-by step guidance on how to access the upcoming statistics, compare geographies and compare statistics over time.
https://censusevent.webex.com/censusevent/lsr.php?RCID=97a4f800da844a37bd3fe77f39d11269 | Transcript [PDF]
September 11, 2013 – Administration on Aging with ACS – Special Tabulation on Aging
This webinar is a general overview of the American Community Survey and how the Administration on Aging uses this information for their special tabulation on aging.
https://census.webex.com/census/ldr.php?RCID=164436371b303afc150266ad3a11ccb7 | Presentation [PDF]
July 11, 2013 – Using Data to Apply for a Grant
In this webinar, the presenter uses a grant scenario to show users how to access population, housing, economic and geographic data from American FactFinder using the Guided and Advanced Search.
June 20, 2013 – On The Map Webinar
American Community Survey (ACS) Overview [PDF] (Presentation)
State & County QuickFacts Data Access (Tutorial)
County Business Patterns Data Access (Tutorial)
Accessing Ancestry Statistics (Tutorial)
Race & Ethnicity Data Access Tutorial (Tutorial)
DDP ACS Tips & Tricks
Already familiar with the American Community Survey, come join us to learn what tips and tricks will make your navigating and using the data easier.
DDP Data Ferrett Session 1 - Intro to Data Ferrett
Search and retrieve data across federal, state, and local surveys. Execute customized variable recoding, create complex tabulations and business graphics. Get access to Current Population Survey, Survey of Income and Program Participation, American Community Survey, American Housing Survey, Small Area Income Poverty Estimates, Population Estimates, Economic Census Area wide Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics data, Centers for Disease Control data, and more.