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Answer Last Updated: Apr 11, 2017 Views: 71
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2017 Views: 71
- If the focus is on historical census data, Historical Statistics of the United States is a great resource; it contains historical census data, including tables on specific topics
- iPoll is a database that focuses on survey results, including historical datasets
- ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) contains datasets that include census data
- PolicyMap is a GIS database that allows you to create your own maps; explore, compare, download, or upload data; run analytics; create visualizations; and more
- Social Explorer is another interactive resource that allows you to visually explore over 200 years of demographic data from the U.S. Census, beginning with 1790 through the present.
- For pre-2000 census data, go to http://www.census.gov/en.html
- click the Library tab at top of screen; from that list,
- select Publications; then,
- select a year
- Statistical Abstracts of the United States provides survey and statistical information from the U.S. Census Bureau
- If the focus is on recent census data, use American FactFinder to search by numerous topics such as geography down to the neighborhood level, ethnic groups, economic indicators and so forth
- Also from the U.S. Census Bureau is the American Community Survey, an ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year and updates the decennial censuses with estimates based on the results
- The data from American Community Survey is also available through American FactFinder