SSDAN's primary goal is making U.S. census, demographic and social scientific data accessible to policymakers, educators, the media and informed citizens. To help achieve this, we have created various types of demographic media, such as user guides, websites and hands-on classroom computer materials, and made them all available online, free of charge.

DataCounts! is an archive of datasets and teaching modules created for SSDAN's Census in the Classroom project. SSDAN's Census in the Classroom provides educators with resources to integrate data analysis exercises into their curricula.

This site is designed to encourage the use of data analysis software (StudentCHIP and WebCHIP) which are an integral part of the Census in the Classroom project. This site provides all the tools needed for understanding and using these resources.

CensusScope was designed, developed, and programmed by associates of SSDAN. Since the site was launched in 2001, it has received numerous awards and reviews. logoIn the summer of 2002, CensusScope was selected as a "Yahoo! Picks" site of the day, a USA Today "Hot Site", and was featured on National Public Radio.

Read more on what people are saying about CensusScope. CensusScope's architecture allows for some rather unconventional "site maps": these are the states, counties, and metro areas most popular with CensusScope users.