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
Exercise: WebCHIP Exercise
Resources: Summary Data vs. Microdata

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 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/