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Data Tool Data Gems

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How to Access Population Data with the International Database
In this Data Gem, we show you how to use the International Database (IDB) to access population data around the world.
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International Demographic Trends using the International Database
In this Data Gem, we show you how to use the International Database (IDB) to compare demographic data.
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Inside Your State Legislature
In this Data Gem, we show you how to locate data for both the Upper and Lower Chambers of your State Legislative District.
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When to Use QuickFacts, a Tool That Gets You Data Fast!
If you are looking for popular current statistics, QuickFacts is a good place to start.
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What Detailed Data Are Available for the Hispanic Community?
In this Data Gem, learn how to access disaggregated data for specific Hispanic groups using data.census.gov.
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Cómo puede obtener los datos de su vecindario con solo unos clics?
Usando sectores censales puede seleccionar los límites de su área y acceder estadísticas demográficas, socioeconómicas y de vivienda sobre su comunidad.
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How to Find Population Counts for Detailed Race and Hispanic Origin Groups
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to easily map the most prevalent detailed race and ethnicity groups and American Indian and Alaska Native tribes.
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USA Trade Online Data Tool
Follow along with this Data Gem, where we show you how to track international trade commodities over time using the data tool, USA Trade Data.
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Discover My Tribal Area, a Tool to Quickly Find Data
In this Data Gem, we will show you how easy it is to access data about people, jobs, housing, economy, and education for a tribal nation reservation.
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Find Changes and Trends with 2020 Census Data Visualizations
In this Data Gem, explore features of two interactive data visualizations, How Has Our Nation’s Population Changed and Exploring Age Groups in the 2020 Census.
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Locate and Analyze your Customers and Market with CBB
Learn to select and visualize variables for your industry which enable you to evaluate ideal locations, learn about your customer base, and more.
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How to Access, Map, and Compare Detailed Veteran Data
Learn how to access our tables that contain veteran data, including the Veteran Profile from the ACS and the veteran business ownership data from the ABS.
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How to Access Population Estimates for Cities and Towns
This Data Gem shows you how to find data from the Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program for cities and towns.
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Find What Survey Has the Data You Need with Census Survey Explorer
This Data Gem will use practical real-life examples to teach you how search our surveys with the Census Survey Explorer.
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PART 6: Select a Customized Area to Perform a Labor Market Analysis
Learn how you can use the area selection tool to customize the area on the map to perform data analysis.
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PART 5: Create an Inflow and Outflow Analysis of your Labor Market
This Gem shows you how to visualize the inflow and outflow of workers to and from your selection area and the number of workers who live and work in the area.
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PART 4: Create Destination Analysis to Visualize Jobs & Workforce Data
This Gem adds the ability to select any area in the country to visualize the home or work destinations of the workers employed or living in the area.
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PART 3: Create a Distance/Direction Analysis to Visualize Commuting
This Gem focuses on showing you how to visualize on a map the distance and direction that workers commute between residence and employment locations.
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PART 2: How to Create an Area Comparison Analysis to Visualize Jobs
Learn how to visualize the comparison of the counts of workers employed or living in each area within your primary selected area in OnTheMap.
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PART 1: Visualizing Jobs and Labor Force Data with OnTheMap
Learn from our Data Gems Series how to visualize data for your area about workers, jobs and labor force characteristics using OnTheMap.
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How Do I Access Data for My Neighborhood from the Redistricting Files?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to access data about your neighborhood from the 2020 Census redistricting files for tracts and blocks.
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Can I Compare 2020 Census and 2010 Census Redistricting Data?
In this Data Gem, you will learn a few tips about comparing 2020 Census and 2010 Census Redistricting data.
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How Can I Access 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
In this Data Gem, you will discover three valuable resources to access these data. You will also learn about when to use one tool versus the others.
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How Do I Access GQ Data from the 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to access Group Quarters population data from the 2020 Census Redistricting Data Files.
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How Can I Access Data about Race and Ethnic Diversity?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to access race and ethnic diversity data in 2010 and 2020 using an interactive data visualization.
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How Can I Visualize Data for the Adult and Children Population?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to identify trends for states and counties for the adult and under-age 18 population.
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How Can I Visualize Race and Hispanic Origin Data?
This Data Gem will teach you how to use an interactive data visualization to identify trends for the nation, state, and county.
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How to Visualize Population and Housing Trends Between 2020 and 2010
This Data Gem will introduce how to access population and housing data for your state, county, and metro area from the 2020 Census.
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How to Visualize 2020 Census Redistricting Data for Your Area
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to use the 2020 Census Demographic Data Map Viewer to easily visualize 2020 Redistricting Data for your area.
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What Data Can You Access from P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data Files?
In this Data Gem, you will learn what redistricting is, what P.L. 94-171 is, what data are available in redistricting data files, and more.
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How to Download the Complete Set of 2020 Census Redistricting Files
In this Data Gem you will learn where to locate and download the full 2020 Census Redistricting P.L.94-171 data files for you state.
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What Are Census Blocks?
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.
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How to Create and Customize a Map Using data.census.gov
In this Data Gem, we will show you how to create maps using data.census.gov to customize and visualize data for your area.
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How to Visualize Data from a Table Using data.census.gov
If you want to visualize data from a table available on data.census.gov, Jessica Barnett will walk you through a few easy steps to create a thematic map.
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How to Access American Community Survey Data Using Census Reporter
In this Data Gem you will learn about Census Reporter, a tool that allows you to access and visualize ACS data for a variety of topics and geographic levels.
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How to Conduct an “Address Search” to Access Data for Your Location
In this Data Gem you will learn how to use an address to identify all the geographic levels that include your location or organization.

Data Tool Courses

Data Tool Webinars


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Navigating My Community Explorer

In this webinar, we will review the maps, interactive dashboards, and tables to evaluate areas who have experienced natural disasters and the impacts.

Exploring World Population Data: The International Database

Ever wonder how the United States population compares to other countries in the world?

Storytelling with Census Business Builder

Learn how to use Census Business Builder through unique data stories. Learn the steps for creating a data-driven business plan.

What are Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs)?

Learn more about where to find Public Use Microdata Sample data and when to use the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs).

TIGERweb - Prowling Through Geographic Attributes

In this session, learn the history of TIGERweb, how to access and use it, and to see how your community is mapped in our system.

New Enhancements of the Census Business Builder (CBB)

This update will feature a new enhancement that will allow users to evaluate declared disaster areas and their impacts.

Exploring the Diversity and Growth of the Asian American Population

Build your knowledge to paint a local portrait of Asian Americans using Census Bureau data.

The Exploration of Income, Poverty and Educational Census Data

In this webinar we will explore data to find select income, poverty, education statistics & tables organized by race (black and white), age, and sex.

data.census.gov News and Updates: January 2024

Join us for this webinar where we will cover the most exciting data.census.gov updates from September to January 2024.

Veterans: Who are They, Where are They & What are Their Needs

Learn how to use data.census.gov, to find where our veterans are living, how many are living in poverty, and their health insurance needs.

Data Tool Videos

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2020 Census Detailed DHC-A: Using the Census Data API to Get Individual Data Points
Learn how to access data from the Application Programming Interface (API) to find individual data points from the 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A.
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2020 Census Detailed DHC-A: Using the Census Data API to Get a Table
Learn how to access data from the Application Programming Interface (API) to get a table from the 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A.
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Accessing 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A Data on data.census.gov
Learn how to access data on detailed racial and ethnic groups and American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and villages from the 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A.
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Accessing 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A Data: Census Tracts
Learn how to find 2020 Census Detailed Demographic and Housing Characteristics File A data at the Census Tract level on data.census.gov.
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Comparing 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A Data to 2010 Census Data
Learn how to access data from the 2020 Census Detailed Demographic and Housing Characteristics File A and compare it with data from the 2010 Census.
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Downloading, Exporting, and Sharing 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A Data
In this video tutorial, we show you how to download, export, and share 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A tables you find in data.census.gov.
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How the Detailed DHC-A Adaptive Design Determines Data Availability
In this video tutorial, we show you what to expect in data.census.gov when accessing data from the 2020 Census Detailed DHC-A.
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Accessing 2020 Island Areas Censuses Data: Download, Export, and FTP
Learn how to export and download data from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses on data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Island Areas Censuses Data: General Access
In this video tutorial we show you how to access data from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses on data.census.gov.
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2020 Demographic and Housing Characteristics File: Using the Census Data API to Get Individual Data Points
Learn how to access data from the API to find individual data points from the 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics File.
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2020 Demographic and Housing Characteristics File: Using the Census Data API to Get a Table
Learn how to access data from the API to get a table from the 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics File.
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Accessing 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Data on data.census.gov
In this video tutorial, we show you how to access 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics housing data in data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Data: Census Tracts
Learn how to find 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics data at the Census Tract level on data.census.gov.
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Comparing 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Data to 2010 Census Data
Learn how to access data from the 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics File and compare it with data from the 2010 Census.
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Downloading, Exporting, and Sharing 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Data
Learn how to download, export, and share 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics tables you find in data.census.gov.
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Finding 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Data for Urban and Rural Geographic Components
In this video tutorial, we show you how to access data from the 2020 Census DHC for the urban and rural portions of a geography.
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Building a Custom Table Using MDAT
Watch this video to learn how to use Microdata Access (MDAT) through data.census.gov, and create customized tabulation.
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Using the FTP for Island Areas Data on data.census.gov
Learn how to export and download data from the 2020 Island Areas Censuses.
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How to Use the Tool for Assessing Statistical Capacity (TASC) Results Calculator: A Training of Trainers
The second video of the TASC training of trainers is designed for administrators to learn how to use the TASC Results Calculator.
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Getting Started with Your Search on data.census.gov
Learn about the different ways to search for data on the platform; from basics, like using the Single Search to applying filters in the Advanced Search.
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How to Use the Tool for Assessing Statistical Capacity (TASC)
In this training of trainers, you will learn how to use the TASC to assess statistical capacity.
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Explore the Design Refresh on data.census.gov
Let us show you around the modern new look of the redesigned data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Census Redistricting Data on data.census.gov
In this video tutorial, we show you various examples on how to access Redistricting Data to pull tables on housing population counts, apply filters, and more.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Census Blocks
Learn how to find 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting data at the Census block level on data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Customizing Your Table View
The "Customize Table" button on data.census.gov gives data users many options to change the way they view a data table on data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Hispanic or Latino Population
In this tutorial, we show you how to navigate the data platform to find 2020 Redistricting data tables on the Hispanic or Latino population.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Mapping Geographies
Learn how to map geographies using data.census.gov.
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Comparing 2010 and 2020 Redistricting Data on data.census.gov
Many data users will want to access the newly release 2020 Redistricting Data and compare it with the previous 2010 Redistricting data.
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Redistricting Data Through the Census Data API: Single Estimates
Learn the core concepts and steps needed to extract 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data using the Census Bureau's Application Programming Interface (API).
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Redistricting Data Through the Census Data API: Tables and Group Calls
Following a few core concepts and steps, you can learn how to extract 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data using the Census Bureau's API.
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Accessing Community Resilience Estimates for Disaster Preparedness
Community resilience is the capacity of individuals and households to absorb, endure, and recover from the health, social, and economic impacts of a disaster.
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Accessing Community Resilience Estimates for Disaster Preparedness
Community resilience is the capacity of individuals and households to absorb, endure, and recover from the health, social, and economic impacts of a disaster.
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An Overview of the LEHD Data Program
LEHD data are the result of a partnership between the Census Bureau and U.S. states to provide high quality local labor market information.
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Using the API to Get All Results for an ACS Table
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to get data for an entire table from the American Community Survey.
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Using the API to Get Results for Multiple Estimates
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to get data for only the variables you need from the 2018 ACS 1-Year Data Profiles.

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