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Population & Housing Characteristics Resources

View Census Academy resources about the topic of Population & Housing Characteristics including Data Gems, courses, and webinars.

Population & Housing Characteristics Data Gems

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How to Access, Map, and Compare Detailed Veteran Data
Learn how to access our tables that contain veteran data, including the Veteran Profile from the ACS and the veteran business ownership data from the ABS.
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How to Access Population Estimates for Cities and Towns
This Data Gem shows you how to find data from the Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program for cities and towns.
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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 to Access Income Data Tables and Reports from the CPS ASEC
This Data Gem covers some basic information about how different types of income (personal, household, and family) are measured.
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How to Access Poverty Data Tables and Reports from the CPS ASEC
This Data Gem also helps you understand what data are found in the Official Poverty Measure versus the Supplemental Poverty Measure.
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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 Visualize 2020 Census Redistricting Data for Your Area
In this Data Gem, you will learn how to use the 2020 Census Demographic Data Map Viewer to easily visualize 2020 Redistricting Data for your area.
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What Data Can You Access from P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data Files?
In this Data Gem, you will learn what redistricting is, what P.L. 94-171 is, what data are available in redistricting data files, and more.
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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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What Are Census Blocks?
In this Data Gem, we will take you on a field trip around a Census Block, discuss its features, and show you how to select blocks when accessing data.
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How to Use the COVID-19 Data Hub
This Data Gem will explore the new COVID-19 Hub and the resource page developed by the Census Bureau.
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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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Births, Deaths, Migration: How We Estimate the Population in the U.S.
Have you wonder how the Census Bureau estimates how many people are living in the United States? In this Data Gem we will break it down for you.
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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 Access an ACS Data Profile about Your Community
Learn how to access socioeconomic, housing, and demographic statistics for your area at data.census.gov.
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What’s up with the PopClock?
Watch this Data Gems to learn how fast the U.S. and world populations are growing.

Population & Housing Characteristics Courses

Population & Housing Characteristics Webinars


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2020 American Community Survey 1-Year Experimental Data Release

This webinar examines all 2020 American Community Survey 1-year experimental data products.

Methodology Updates for the Vintage 2021 Estimates

We invite you to learn more about the methodology of our "blended base" and other anticipated changes for Vintage 2021 and beyond.

Modernizing Construction Indicators

This webinar reviews the U.S. Census Bureau’s vision for the future of construction.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Partner Webinar

This Spanish language webinar features Hispanic-owned manufacturers/owners sharing their export success stories.

How You Can Leverage Census Bureau’s New Building Permit Visualization Tool

This webinar demonstrates how anyone can engage this tool to understand building permit trends across one or multiple markets.

How Academics Can Leverage The New Building Permit Visualization Tool

This webinar demonstrates how the academic community can engage this tool to create visualizations that will support their analysis and scholarly articles.

Cigarette Smoking and Cause-Specific Adult Mortality in the United States

Speaker: Joseph Lariscy, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Memphis

Childhood Poverty and The Child Tax Credit

This webinar features Census Bureau data about households with children experiencing poverty and how the Child Tax Credit can help.

Job Opportunity Tool

This presentation dives into how Redfin used a combination of public and private data to create the Redfin Opportunity Score.

Leveraging Census Bureau’s New Building Permit Visualization Tool

This webinar demonstrates how builders, suppliers and developers can create visualizations that will assist their planning and growth strategies.

Census Bureau Sources for American Indian and Alaska Native Research

In this webinar, we explore the information available from the decennial censuses and the censuses of American Indians conducted by the Census Bureau.

Data Summit: Census Bureau Data for Migrant Workers

This webinar will provide guidance on the utilization of resources on the census.gov as it pertains to migrant workers and those that serve these communities.

Impact of Pandemic on the American Community Survey

This webinar explains and answers questions related to the impact of the pandemic on the American Community Survey (ACS).

Data Summit: Early Childhood — Census Bureau Data Sources

This webinar will take a deeper dive into these tabulations to help you track the trajectory of age, sex and births in your county or city.

Exploring Census Data: How Americans Spend Leisure Time

Census Bureau’s subject matter experts dive into business data relatable to everyday life.

Data Summit: Data About Persons with Disabilities & Aging Populations

This webinar will explore these tabulations and how to access these statistics at local geographic levels.

Data Summit: Census Bureau Data for the LGBTQ Community

This webinar will teach users how to access data to explore the characteristics of same-sex households at local geographic levels.

Exploring Census Data: Using Census Data to Buy a House

Census Bureau’s subject matter experts dive into our business and demographic data that you may find valuable when considering the purchase of a home.

Data Summit: Census Bureau Data for Asian/NHPI Populations

This webinar will show users how to build a local portrait of the Asian, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population.

Elevating Our Culture Using Census Data

This webinar focuses on where people of Caribbean decent live and the economic conditions of the surrounding area.

Community Resilience Estimates

This webinar will introduce the CRE to explain how it promotes equitable distribution of federal and state resources and funding.

Data Summit: Data About Race, Ethnicity and Ancestry

This webinar will teach the data user about the changing race and ethnicity profile of the community and its businesses, at a fundamental level.

Data Summit: Census Bureau Data About Housing Characteristics

This webinar will teach data users about housing and household data available from various surveys and indicators.

Data Summit: Census Bureau Data for the AIAN Population and Businesses

This webinar will show you how to explore the data and tools that the Census Bureau offers for the AIAN population and AIAN-owned businesses.

Taking America’s Pulse: the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar explores the impact of COVID-19 on education, housing and food security, business closures, furloughs, and the supply chain.

Using Census and Zillow Data to Understand COVID-19’s Impact on the Housing Market

This presentation demonstrates how the Zillow Economic Research Team regularly pairs Census data with Zillow’s local housing market data in their research.

Finding Your Roots - Beyond the Name

Information gathered during the census allows researchers to find context for how people lived and where they fit into their community and American history.

Comparing the ACS and the Population Estimates Program

Learn about both the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Population Estimates Program (PEP), as well as the differences between each.

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