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May
20

American FactFinder

American FactFinder can help you find popular facts and frequently requested data about your community. Search by state, county, city, town, or zip code today! Click here to explore the data.
May
16

Where to use and find Pew Research Center Data

Love Pew Research? The Pew Research Center outlines how to easily access and download full datasets. Making an account enables you to download datasets in the future, provides you with easy access to... more
May
9

May 14-25th Workshop: CSPro Android for Intermediate Users

​The CSPro Android for Intermediate Users workshop is oriented toward computer programmers and IT professionals who currently use CSPro to implement CAPI or key from paper data processing systems and... more
May
7

Census Business Builder

The Census Business Builder is a suite of services that provides selected demographic and economic statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and... more
Apr
14

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 22ND - ACS Workshop

[DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 22ND] The Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) at the University of Michigan is hosting the 2018 American Community Survey Workshop. This workshop is a faculty... more
Apr
10

2017 Population Projections — March 13

On Tuesday March 13th, the Census Bureau released the 2017 National Population Projections. These datapoints show important demographic milestones and offer a look at how our nation may change in... more
Apr
9

2020 Census: Are you a US Citizen?

The Commerce Department, which oversees the Census Bureau, has announced that they will ask on the 2020 Census, “Are you a US Citizen?” This question is to gauge how many eligible voters currently... more
Mar
19

March 22nd - Export Compliance Webinar

On March 22nd, 2018, tune into a webinar about Export Compliance. This webinar will provide an overview of the eight elements of an effective Export Compliance Program recommended to prevent export... more
Mar
19

March 14th - National Potato Chip Day

March 14th was National Potato Chip Day! According to the Agricultural (Ag) Marketing Resource Center, potatoes are the “fourth most important food crop in the world,” as well as the “leading... more
Mar
16

March 8th, 2018 - International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was on March 8th, giving people a chance to look at some facts about women: Women are more likely than men to be affected by mental illness. The latest Adult Psychiatric... more
Feb
15

43.5% of Custodial Parents Receive the Full Amount of Child Support

According the Census Bureau’s latest findings on child support, 43.5% of custodial parents receive the full amount of child support. Out of 69.3% of custodial parents that is due to receive child... more
Feb
13

Census Bureau on Statement on 2020 Census Race & Ethnicity Questions

As of January 26th, 2018 the Census Bureau released its new two-question format for new race and ethnicity questions. These questions will be on both the 2018 Census Test and the 2020 Census. However... more
Feb
12

The Census Bureau’s Introduction to the American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files

Feb 14, 2018 Satisfy your love for data this Valentine’s Day by digging into the American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files. These files allow you to create custom... more
Feb
11

Census Business Builder—Small Business and Regional Analyst Editions: A Primer

The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use... more
Jan
21

2012-2016 PUMS Release

The Census Bureau has released the 2012-2016 American Community Service Public Use Microdata Sample, Variance Replicate Tables, and Results for the Puerto Rico Community Survey. For more upcoming... more
Jan
17

2020 Census Forms

On October 12th, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross asked Congress for a $3.3 billion increase in funding for the 2020 census. As predicted expenditures for the census increase, the consequences of... more
Jan
15

DOJ pushes for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Forms

On December 12th, the Department of Justice wrote a letter to the Census Bureau asking the Bureau to put a question of citizenship status for every member of a household on the 2020 census form, on... more
Jan
14

MLK Day Statistics

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 15th, the US Census Bureau has released data highlighting African-American statistics. You can see more infographics and data here.
Jan
9

Data in the News: America, Now an Outlier on Driving Deaths

America is now an outlier on driving deaths, with rates 40% higher than countries like Canada and Australia. More people in the U.S. die from car crashes than gun violence, and the U.S. has done less... more
Dec
7

Dec 15th: Local Update of Census Addresses Operations (LUCA) Deadline

Where do you live? In July 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau mailed invitation letters and registration forms to approximately 39,000 tribal, state and local governments across the nation to encourage... more