Population Association of America 2019 Workshop: Introducing ACS and Census in the Classroom

Helpful links

Files for Today
Presentation: Census and ACS in the Classroom (pdf)
Exercise: WebCHIP Exercise (docx)
Resources: Summary Data vs. Microdata (pdf)

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

Census Bureau 2017 5-year PUMS Documentation

ACS 2017 5-year Repackaged Datasets: Google Drive


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/


Apr 10 2019


1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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