Southern Demographic Association 2016 Session

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Presentation: Tools for Introducing ACS and Census Data to Undergrads
* Below - Marks those sites featured most during the presentation.
 

More Information on ACS from the Census Bureau
ACS Information Guide
Census through Time
How the ACS Works
ACS Community
ACS Design Methodology Report

Datasets
Census Bureau 2014 5-year PUMS Documentation
ACS 2014 5-year PUMS repackaged for Education (~3GB) (SAS)
ACS 2014 5-year PUMS sub-sample (~700MB) (SAS)(Stata)(SPSS)
ACS 2014 5-year PUMS sub-sample (~60MB) (SAS) (Stata)(SPSS)
ACS 2014 5-year PUMS sub-sample (~6MB) (SAS)(Stata)(SPSS)
ACS 2014 5-year PUMS EARN.dat (~500MB) (SAS)(Stata)(SPSS)

ACS Compass Guides

SSDAN Resources
*WebCHIP: http://ssdan.net/datacounts/webchip/
*PiPS: http://pips.ssdan.net/

Other Tools for Accessing ACS Data
Social Explorer: http://www.socialexplorer.com/
*ESRI Tapestry: http://www.esri.com/landing-pages/tapestry
*Census Reporter: http://censusreporter.org/
*IPUMS (especially SDA): http://ipums.org/
NHGIS: https://www.nhgis.org/
Brookings State of Metropolitan America: http://www.brookings.edu/research/interactives/state-of-metropolitan-america-indicator-map
Kids Count Data Center: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/
Urban Institute Data/Viz: http://www.urban.org/data-viz
*Population Reference Bureau (PRB): http://www.prb.org/
            *DataFinder: http://www.prb.org/DataFinder.aspx
            *ACS/Census: http://www.prb.org/Topics/US-Census-and-ACS.aspx

Other tools
GapMinder: http://www.gapminder.org/