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United States Census 2020: Using FactFinder and the American Community Survey

Learn how to use Census.gov and American FactFinder websites, which are the principal portals to Census Bureau data products and maps.

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Course Info

  • Duration 11 video lessons (79 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2019
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    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 2 mins
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    2.
    Census vs Sample Data
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    3.
    American Community Survey
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    4.
    The ACS Data Table
    Chapter Duration 12 mins
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    5.
    www.census.gov
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    6.
    Using FactFinder
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    Advanced Search
    Chapter Duration 10 mins
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    8.
    Think "Three Dimensions"
    Chapter Duration 3 mins
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    ACS Topics
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    10.
    Selecting Product, Dataset, and Year
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    11.
    Error and Suppression
    Chapter Duration 2 mins

Course Description

Learn how to use Census.gov and American FactFinder websites, which are the principal portals to Census Bureau data products and maps.

Learn these skills

  • Census
  • Civic Engagement
  • Data Analysis
  • Demographics

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits.

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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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