View Census Academy resources about the topic of Population & Housing Characteristics including Data Gems, courses, and webinars.
How Do I Access Data for My Neighborhood From the Redistricting Files?
Can I Compare 2020 Census and 2010 Census Redistricting Data?
How Can I Access 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
How Do I Access GQ Data from the 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
How Can I Access Data About Race and Ethnic Diversity from the 2020 and 2010 Census?
How Can I Visualize Data for the Adult and Children Population from the 2020 and 2010 Census?
How Can I Visualize Race and Hispanic Origin Data from the 2020 and 2010 Census?
How to Visualize Population and Housing Trends Between 2020 and 2010
How to Visualize 2020 Census Redistricting Data for Your Area
What Data Can You Access From P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data Files?
How to Download the Complete Set of 2020 Census Redistricting Files
What Are Census Blocks?
How to Use the COVID-19 Data Hub
How to Access Data for Your Neighborhood in Just a Few Clicks
Births, Deaths, Migration: How We Estimate the Population in the U.S.
How to Access Data about the Hispanic Population on data.census.gov
How to Access Race Data on data.census.gov
How to Access an ACS Data Profile about Your Community
How to Access 2020 Census Redistricting Data Files from the FTP Site
This all-levels course will teach you how access redistricting data.
September 22, 2021
Cigarette Smoking and Cause-Specific Adult Mortality in the United States
This research uses restricted microdata to establish a relationship between cigarette smoking and adult mortality.
September 21, 2021
Childhood Poverty and The Child Tax Credit
This webinar features Census Bureau data about households with children experiencing poverty and how the Child Tax Credit can help.
September 15, 2021
Job Opportunity Tool
This presentation will dive into how Redfin used a combination of public and private data to create the Redfin Opportunity Score.
September 01, 2021
Recent Cross County Commuting Patterns
This presentation explores different analyses of cross-county commuting patterns in North Carolina.
August 19, 2021
Census Bureau Sources for American Indian and Alaska Native Research
In this webinar, we explore the information available from the decennial censuses and the censuses of American Indians conducted by the Census Bureau.
July 29, 2021
Impact of Pandemic on the American Community Survey
This webinar explains and answers questions related to the impact of the pandemic on the American Community Survey (ACS).
July 22, 2021
Data Summit: Early Childhood — Census Bureau Data Sources
This webinar will take a deeper dive into these tabulations to help you track the trajectory of age, sex and births in your county or city.
July 22, 2021
Exploring Census Data: How Americans Spend Leisure Time
Census Bureau’s subject matter experts dive into business data relatable to everyday life.
July 21, 2021
Spatial Shifts in Daytime Population Due to COVID - Impacts and Increasing Levels of Remote Work
Geospatial distribution of workers has far reaching implications for commuting data, consumer spending behaviors at restaurants, retail, and services, and more.
July 13, 2021
Data Summit: Data About Persons with Disabilities & Aging Populations
This webinar will explore these tabulations and how to access these statistics at local geographic levels.
June 23, 2021
Exploring Census Data: Using Census Data to Buy a House
Census Bureau’s subject matter experts dive into our business and demographic data that you may find valuable when considering the purchase of a home.
June 22, 2021
Data Summit: Census Bureau Data for Asian/NHPI Populations
This webinar will show users how to build a local portrait of the Asian, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population.
June 21, 2021
Elevating Our Culture Using Census Data
This webinar focuses on where people of Caribbean decent live and the economic conditions of the surrounding area.
June 01, 2021
Community Resilience Estimates
This webinar will introduce the CRE to explain how it promotes equitable distribution of federal and state resources and funding.
March 25, 2021
Taking America’s Pulse: the COVID-19 Pandemic
This webinar explores the impact of COVID-19 on education, housing and food security, business closures, furloughs, and the supply chain.
March 17, 2021
Using Census and Zillow Data to Understand COVID-19’s Impact on the Housing Market
This presentation demonstrates how the Zillow Economic Research Team regularly pairs Census data with Zillow’s local housing market data in their research.
March 16, 2021
Diversity at the U.S. Census Bureau
Explore some of the groundbreaking people who have worked for the Census Bureau.
March 02, 2021
Exploring the U.S. Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Resources
The U.S. Census Bureau’s COVID-19 site is now available to assist in understanding the impacts of the pandemic and help guide decision making.
February 25, 2021
Finding Your Roots - Beyond the Name
Information gathered during the census allows researchers to find context for how people lived and where they fit into their community and American history.
February 23, 2021
Discovering Race & Ethnicity Data on data.census.gov
In this webinar we define the concepts of race and ethnicity in accordance to the U.S. OMB Standards and navigate data.census.gov to access this data.
February 17, 2021
Comparing the ACS and the Population Estimates Program
Learn about both the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Population Estimates Program (PEP), as well as the differences between each.
Hard to Count with ROAM
An Overview of the LEHD Data Program
Accessing Community Resilience Estimates for Disaster Preparedness
Our population statistics cover age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, migration, ancestry, language use, veterans, as well as population estimates and projections.
We measure the housing and construction industry, track homeownership rates, and produce statistics on the physical and financial characteristics of our homes.
Decennial Census of Population and Housing
The U.S. census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years.