Population Association of America 2018 Workshop: Introducing ACS and Census in the Classroom

Helpful links

Files for Today
Presentation: Census and ACS in the Classroom
Exercise: WebCHIP Exercise

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

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)
For more: 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/