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View Census Academy resources about Data Tools including Data Gems, courses, and webinars.
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
Join 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 will 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.
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.