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Data Tool Data Gems

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Find What Survey Has the Data You Need with Census Survey Explorer
This Data Gem will use practical real-life examples to teach you how search our surveys with the Census Survey Explorer.
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How Do I Access Data for My Neighborhood from the Redistricting Files?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to access data about your neighborhood from the 2020 Census redistricting files for tracts and blocks.
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Can I Compare 2020 Census and 2010 Census Redistricting Data?
In this Data Gem, you will learn a few tips about comparing 2020 Census and 2010 Census Redistricting data.
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How Can I Access 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
In this Data Gem, you will discover three valuable resources to access these data. You will also learn about when to use one tool versus the others.
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How Do I Access GQ Data from the 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to access Group Quarters population data from the 2020 Census Redistricting Data Files.
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How Can I Access Data about Race and Ethnic Diversity?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to access race and ethnic diversity data in 2010 and 2020 using an interactive data visualization.
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How Can I Visualize Data for the Adult and Children Population?
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to identify trends for states and counties for the adult and under-age 18 population.
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How Can I Visualize Race and Hispanic Origin Data?
This Data Gem will teach you how to use an interactive data visualization to identify trends for the nation, state, and county.
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How to Visualize Population and Housing Trends Between 2020 and 2010
This Data Gem will introduce how to access population and housing data for your state, county, and metro area from the 2020 Census.
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How to Download the Complete Set of 2020 Census Redistricting Files
In this Data Gem you will learn where to locate and download the full 2020 Census Redistricting P.L.94-171 data files for you state.
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How to Create and Customize a Map Using data.census.gov
In this Data Gem, we will show you how to create maps using data.census.gov to customize and visualize data for your area.
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How to Visualize Your Data Using Thematic Maps on data.census.gov
Follow along with this Data Gem, where we show you just how quick and easy it is to create a visualization from a table on data.census.gov.
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Learn the First Steps to Creating Your Own Tabulation Using Microdata
In this Data Gem we will show you the first steps to creating your own tabulation using the Microdata Tabulation Tool at data.census.gov.
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How to Use Filters on data.census.gov
Learn how to use pre-selected filters to find new data tables as well as table IDs to access your favorite products.
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What is Microdata and Why Should I Use It?
Microdata are a set of untabulated records about individual people or housing units that can be used to create custom tables.
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How to Access Data for Your Neighborhood in Just a Few Clicks
Using census tracts, you can select the boundaries of your area and access demographic, socioeconomic, and housing statistics about your community.
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How to Print and Transfer Data Tables to Excel Using data.census.gov
In this Data Gem you will learn a neat trick about how to transfer a data table in its original format to an excel spreadsheet.
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Save Time by Saving Your Data Search and Results on data.census.gov
In this Data Gem you will learn a few great tricks about how to save and edit your filters, data search and results when accessing data on data.census.gov.
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How to Select Your Area to Access Data Using data.census.gov
Learn three easy ways to select your area on data.census.gov.
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How to Access Data About the Hispanic Population on data.census.gov
Learn tricks to easily access data on the Hispanic population using data.census.gov.
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How to Access Race Data on data.census.gov
Explore Census data by race with these tricks on data.census.gov.
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How to Customize and Download Tables Using data.census.gov
Discover easy tricks to customize your table and learn how to download it in two different formats.
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How to Navigate data.census.gov
Learn two easy ways to get started with your search on data.census.gov.
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How to Visualize Data for Your Area on data.census.gov
Discover how to visualize the most popular statistics for your area through the data visualization profiles on data.census.gov.

Data Tool Courses

Data Tool Webinars


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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.

Data Tool Videos

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How to Use the Tool for Assessing Statistical Capacity (TASC) Results Calculator: A Training of Trainers
The second video of the TASC training of trainers is designed for administrators to learn how to use the TASC Results Calculator.
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How to Use the Tool for Assessing Statistical Capacity (TASC)
In this training of trainers, you will learn how to use the TASC to assess statistical capacity.
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Modern Design Refresh on data.census.gov
Let us show you around the modern new look of the redesigned data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Census Redistricting Data on data.census.gov
In this video tutorial, we show you various examples on how to access Redistricting Data to pull tables on housing population counts, apply filters, and more.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Census Blocks
Learn how to find 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting data at the Census block level on data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Customizing Your Table View
The "Customize Table" button on data.census.gov gives data users many options to change the way they view a data table on data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Hispanic or Latino Population
In this tutorial, we show you how to navigate the data platform to find 2020 Redistricting data tables on the Hispanic or Latino population.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Mapping Geographies
Learn how to map geographies using data.census.gov.
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Comparing 2010 and 2020 Redistricting Data on data.census.gov
Many data users will want to access the newly release 2020 Redistricting Data and compare it with the previous 2010 Redistricting data.
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Redistricting Data Through the Census Data API: Single Estimates
Learn the core concepts and steps needed to extract 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data using the Census Bureau's Application Programming Interface (API).
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Redistricting Data Through the Census Data API: Tables and Group Calls
Following a few core concepts and steps, you can learn how to extract 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data using the Census Bureau's API.
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Accessing Community Resilience Estimates for Disaster Preparedness
Community resilience is the capacity of individuals and households to absorb, endure, and recover from the health, social, and economic impacts of a disaster.
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Accessing Community Resilience Estimates for Disaster Preparedness
Community resilience is the capacity of individuals and households to absorb, endure, and recover from the health, social, and economic impacts of a disaster.
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An Overview of the LEHD Data Program
LEHD data are the result of a partnership between the Census Bureau and U.S. states to provide high quality local labor market information.
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Using the API to Get All Results for an ACS Table
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to get data for an entire table from the American Community Survey.
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Using the API to Get Results for Multiple Estimates
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to get data for only the variables you need from the 2018 ACS 1-Year Data Profiles.

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