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DATA GEM: What Are Census Blocks?

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Have you wondered how many people live in your neighborhood or your block? The Census Block is the smallest geographic area that the Census Bureau releases data, so it is important to learn more about its features when accessing data. In this Data Gem, we will take you on a field trip around a Census Block, discuss its features, and show you how to select blocks when accessing data using data.census.gov.

Data Gem Materials

Data Gems

A series of "how-to" videos available for data users who are looking for an easy and quick way to enhance their knowledge of Census data.

They will introduce you to various concepts and techniques to improve your ability to navigate our website and use our data-access tools.

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