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View Census Academy resources about the topic of Geography including Data Gems, courses, and webinars.
Finding Your Way Through Census Bureau Geographies
Explore 5 different types of Census Bureau geographies by learning their backgrounds.
OnTheMap for Emergency Management
This tool provides a web-based interface for accessing U.S. population and workforce statistics, in real-time, for areas being affected by natural disasters.
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.
Celebrating U.S. Small Business in the Global Market Place
Join this webinar to will gain insights from successful exporters who continue to win international business, discover trade information resources, and more.
A Discussion on the Latest 2020 Post-Enumeration Survey Results
Join us for a presentation on the latest Post-Enumeration Survey data showing which states have an undercount or overcount of their total population.
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.
The Road to Employment Dynamics: OnTheMap
This training is designed for local planners, businesses, and other data users who want to research local workforce and employment trends.
Geography Areas and Concepts for the American Community Survey
This webinar explains how the popular geographic types, such as block groups, census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas are used to present ACS data.
Understanding Legal and Administrative Geography for Data Users
This webinar defines the various legal and administrative geographies catalogued by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Keys to Global Market Success
This webinar highlighs strategies for launching or expanding your global sales.
Using ACS Geodatabase Files and ArcGIS Pro with ACS Data
Discover the richness of American Community Survey (ACS) data when you learn how to map it.
Understanding Statistical Geographies
This webinar explores statistical geographies in detail by reviewing their origin, how they have changed over time, and more.
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.
Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Hidden Gems Data
Census Bureau’s subject matter experts provide practical ways to use our unique, hidden gems data from multiple business programs.
OnTheMap: The Road to Employment Dynamics
This workshop is designed for data users who want to research local workforce and employment trends.
Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Economic Geography
Census Bureau’s subject matter experts provide information on varying economic geographies.
U.S. Census Bureau Geography: Getting The Knack Of The Census Tract
This presentation will describe the origins of the Census Tract; how it evolved into its present-day form, how it is used, and more.
New Updates to Job-to-Job Flows Explorer on Workers Job-Hopping Across Cities
Learn about the new capabilities of the U.S. Census’s Bureau Job-to-Job Flows Explorer tool, a web-based analysis and interactive visualization data tool.
Recent Updates to LODES and OnTheMap
This webinar will discuss the recent data updates, associated application changes, and work through a series of demonstrations using OnTheMap and LODES.
Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Hidden Gems
During this webinar, Census Bureau experts help you understand practical ways to use our hidden gems data and more.
Using the Census Bureau Planning Database with the ROAM
ROAM is based on a subset of the Planning Database data at the census tract-level, including the LRS, poverty status, education level, race, and more.
World Trade Month Series: Opportunities in International Development
Gain insights into the work of U.S. development agencies and find opportunities that can grow your business while solving the world’s most pressing problems.
World Trade Month Series: Online Tools for Finding New Markets
Discover the power of data for researching foreign market opportunities through online tools courtesy of the Department of Commerce.
World Trade Month Series: Manage Challenges in the Global Marketplace
This webinar provides an overview of techniques and resources to avoid challenges abroad.
Using ROAM to Locate and Learn about Hard-to-Count Areas
Explore the Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM) application that helps to improve response rates.
World Trade Month Series: Find New Buyers, Finance Deals, and Get Paid
Learn about tools and resources to help grow your business abroad.
Your Business by the Numbers: Intro to Economic Programs & Data Tools
Find out how the Census Bureau measures key information about businesses and industries in this overview of the Economic Census and other economic programs.
Census Business Builder - Small Business Edition: A Primer
During this one-hour webinar, you will be introduced to the Census Business Builder (CBB) suite of web-based applications and get a tour of how to access them.
Geography is central to the work of the Census Bureau, providing the framework for survey design, sample selection, data collection, and dissemination.
The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and regulations governing the reporting of exports from the U.S.
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.