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Aug
6

Data Gems: How to Access Data for My Congressional District

​Learn how to access demographic, social, economic, housing, and business data for your Congressional District using the My Congressional District tool. It gives you quick and easy access to selected... more
Jul
31

Respond to 2018 Census Test!

Residents have until July 31 to respond to the 2018 Census Test taking place in Providence County, R.I. The 2018 Census Test is a critical part of preparations for the nation’s upcoming 2020 Census.... more
Jul
30

Where The Babies Are Booming: How Birth Rates Vary by State

One more birth means one more person. Therefore, that births would be one of the primary drivers of U.S. population growth seems to be a deceptively simple conclusion. However, why, how, and where... more
Jun
30

Data Gems: Measuring Race and Ethnicity Across the Decades from 1790 to 2010

Discover how race and ethnicity data were collected for each Census year since 1790 through this historical overview infographic. Across decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has been collecting these data... more
Jun
4

Data Gems: How to Create A Business Data Report

​Want to start a business or grow your existing business? It's easy and quick to generate a business report about your potential customers and other businesses like yours for your area or a new... more
May
29

Data Gems: How to Find Census Data Visualization

Whether you are looking for data visualization about veterans, income, or race, the Census Bureau has a library of data visualizations that you can use to enhance your project. Check it out and use... more
May
27

Data Gems: How to Access Voting and Registration Statistics

Discover how to access voting and registration statistics for your state using our Voting Hot Reports. These reports will give you stats on voting and registration for every election year since 1996... more
May
25

Data Gems: How to Access an American Community Survey Data Profile about Your Community

Learn how to Access an ACS Data Profile about your community with the Census Bureau here. This video is one of a series of short video tutorials called ‘Data Gems.’ Data Gems are purposed for you to... more
May
23

A New Way to Access Census Bureau Data: Data Gems

The Census Bureau’s data is becoming more accessible via YouTube. In a series of videos called ‘Data Gems,’ the Census Bureau is publishing short tutorials to quickly and easily learn about data.... more
May
21

May is... Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In 1992, Congress expanded the observance to a month-long celebration that is now known as Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Per a 1997 U.S. Office of Management and Budget... more
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