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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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  • Duration 11 video lessons (79 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2019
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Browse Course Chapters

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