November 5, 2013 – What do you know about Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files?
The American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files show the full range of population and housing unit responses collected on individual ACS questionnaires. For example, they show how respondents answered questions on occupation, place of work, and so forth. In this webinar, we will discuss foundational aspects of working with ACS PUMS files, including: organization of the files, confidentiality of the files, accessing the data, geographic availability, and the PUMS documentation.
https://census.webex.com/census/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=57503852&rKey=e872efd68dc41b3c | Transcript [PDF] | Presentation [PDF]
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?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=56129262&rKey=e4c684c27a5309c5 | 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?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=56015572&rKey=1feeebfadc72caf8 | 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?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=55977922&rKey=807bf2e183b6e192 | 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.
American Community Survey (ACS) Overview [PDF] (Presentation)
Accessing Ancestry Statistics (Tutorial)
Population Finder Statistics (Tutorial)
Race & Ethnicity Data Access (Tutorial)
State & County QuickFacts Data Access (Tutorial)