Last Updated: Feb 24, 2017     Views: 52

Healey Library has numerous resources available to you for this project and others that require working with Census and American Community Survey data.


  • 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 2010