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Searching Census Data: Tutorials

Census Academy

https://www.census.gov/data/academy.html

https://www.census.gov/data/academy/data-gems/2019/visualize-data.html

Video explaining how to get data visualizations for your community. Includes Census and American Community Profiles. You can start broadly, then change filters to narrow your search to your Census tract, if data is available.

https://www.census.gov/data/academy/data-gems/2020/what-is-microdata-and-why-should-i-use-it.html

Microdata allows you to build custom tables. Only use when the pretabulated tables don’t show data you wish. Geographical areas limited to areas around 100,000 people.

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