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View Census Academy resources about Data Tools including Data Gems, courses, and webinars.
Exploring Economic Data on data.census.gov
In this session, you will learn how to access business data from various Census Economic Surveys and programs on our data platform.
Finding Your Way Through Census Bureau Geographies
Explore 5 different types of Census Bureau geographies by learning their backgrounds.
data.census.gov News and Updates: January 2023
Join us for this webinar, where we will cover updates on data.census.gov for the months of October, November, and December.
Puerto Rico and the American Community Survey
Learn more about the Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS) and data available for communities in Puerto Rico.
An Introduction and Getting Started on data.census.gov
Explore downloading data, using the map feature, and customizing table views.
data.census.gov: News and Updates – September 2022
In this webinar we cover updates on data.census.gov implemented since the end of June.
data.census.gov Q&A Webinar – July 2022
During this webinar we host a question and answer about data.census.gov.
Your Community by the Numbers: Data for Community Development
Learn how to use data.census.gov to access the most current and relevant demographic, socioeconomic, and housing statistics about your community.
data.census.gov News and Updates: June 2022
This webinar will cover updates on data.census.gov for the months of April, May, and June.
Mastering Complex Geographies on data.census.gov
This training shows you how to select geographic components, find which geographies are compatible with a dataset, and how to use the mapping feature.
To Nest, or Not to Nest, That is the Quest
In this session, learn about the interconnections of Census Bureau geographies in order to better pinpoint your data selections.
Top 3 Tools Tour
Watch this webinar to learn how to access frequently requested statistics using three of the U.S. Census Bureau’s top data tools.
Creating Customized Tables: Microdata Access Tool in data.census.gov
Learn how the Microdata Access Tool (MDAT) allows users to create custom tabulations with various available Public Use Microdata sets and vintages.
Data on a Deadline for Journalists
This training is designed to give reporters an overview of the power of Census Bureau data for storytelling.
The Psychology of Mapping Census Bureau Data
We dive into the Census Bureau's data platform and learn how to retrieve ACS and/or Decennial Census information, and then demonstrate how to map it.
Your Community by the Numbers: Race and Ethnicity
Learn how to access data from the Census Bureau on race and ethnicity, using a variety of online tools.
data.census.gov News and Updates: March
We provide updates on the Geography Profiles for Puerto Rico, new mapping functionality, improved search, and other recently released features.
Creating Custom Tables Using the ACS Public Use Microdata Sample
This webinar introduces the ACS PUMS files and provides several different ways to access them.
Making the Most of Mapping on data.census.gov
Learn more about the possibilities the mapping feature of data.census.gov has to offer.
data.census.gov: Streamlining the Way You Get Data
Learn how to search for and download data, use the map feature, and customize table views on data.census.gov.
Navigating the New and Improved data.census.gov
In this webinar, we cover the new filter panel navigation, new table customization view, and a walkthrough of the live site with real examples.
Improved Navigation on data.census.gov
In this webinar we unveil all new and improved features in data.census.gov for navigation, filtering, and mapping.
data.census.gov News and Updates: October 2021
In this session, we provide updates on the new options to select collections of geographies in bulk, improved table ID search, and messaging enhancements.
2020 Census Redistricting Data and How to Find it on data.census.gov
In this webinar session, participants will enjoy a demonstration of various examples on how to navigate the data.census.gov and access redistricting data.
data.census.gov Updates: August 2021
In our August webinar, we provide updates on the enhanced header, new options for large tables, improved mapping visualization, and defect resolutions.
data.census.gov Q&A Webinar - July 2021
In this webinar we go over some of the most common questions we have received over the last several months as well as questions submitted via the chat.
data.census.gov News and Updates: June 2021
In this webinar we bring you a summary of new features and modifications made to the Census Bureau's main data platform.
data.census.gov Updates: April 2021
This webinar takes a look at the latest releases on data.census.gov for April 2021.
Custom Tabulation Capabilities on data.census.gov
In this webinar we share background information on MDAT and discuss the latest updates.
Discovering Race & Ethnicity Data on data.census.gov
In this webinar we define the concepts of race and ethnicity in accordance to the U.S. OMB Standards and navigate data.census.gov to access this data.
data.census.gov Q&A Webinar - January 2021
During this live virtual event we answered some frequently asked questions and questions submitted through chat about data.census.gov.
What Is a Small Business?
This webinar covers the business size data available from the recently-released Economic Census (as well as other Census programs).
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-year Pre-Release Webinar
Learn more about the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year data release.
In this training, we show you how to select geographic components like urban and rural, find which geographies are compatible with a dataset, and more.
An Overview of Recently-Released NAPCS Data From the Economic Census
This webinar provides an overview of the recently-released North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) data from the 2017 Economic Census.
Get an overview of resources available for help on using data.census.gov, the Census API, and Microdata Access.
Data Tools and Apps
Find information using interactive applications to get statistics from multiple surveys.
Experimental Data Products
Innovative statistical products created using new data sources or methodologies that benefit data users in the absence of other relevant products.
Census Survey Explorer
Discover which surveys meet your criteria or needs. Search by topic, geography, and frequency of publication. This is a great place to jumpstart your research.