population map of united states from census 2010

Working with Census.gov 1: Background and Geography

This first of four courses on the Census -- Background and Geography -- will prime you to understand how the Census works, where the data comes from, as well as vital terminology and data sets you should be familiar with in the built environment.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (77 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    2.
    What Is Census?
    Chapter Duration 14 mins
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    How'd They Get That Number?
    Chapter Duration 14 mins
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    Census 2010 and Data Surveys
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    Census Geography
    Chapter Duration 20 mins
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    More Census Geography
    Chapter Duration 9 mins
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    Summary
    Chapter Duration 1 min

Course Description

This first of four courses on the Census -- Background and Geography -- will prime you to understand how the Census works, where the data comes from, as well as vital terminology and data sets you should be familiar with in the built environment.

Learn these skills

  • Census
  • Data Analysis
  • Demographics
  • Mapping
  • Research Methods

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Chris Williamson

Chris Williamson

Chris Williamson has spent 40 years in academia, public and private sector planning, and environmental analysis.

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