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American Public Policy: Census Demographics

Tools for researching American public policy and preparing research briefs.

Census Profiles

As of the Government Shutdown since October 2, 2013, these links are unavailable.  See Census Profiles--Alternative Site in the box below.

 

American FactFinder2
Doorway to U.S. Census data. Good for demographics describing the nation, state, or a local city.

Note:  To create a map, click Map It to display a data table.  Click Create a Map near the top of the page, then click the data item in the table you want to show on the map.

Nation (U.S.) Quick Profiles (more details via full search)

Social | Map it - Education, Marital Status, Relationships, Fertility, Grandparents ...
Economic | Map it - Income, Poverty, Employment, Occupation
Housing | Map it - Occupancy and Structure, Adequacy, House Value, Costs, Utilities ...
Demographic | Map it - Age and Sex, Race, Hispanic Origin, Housing Units ...

Census Profiles -- Alternative Site

Because of the government shutdown since October 2, 2013, the Census and other government websites are unavailable.  The sites below mirror some of the Census data.  They may not be as detailed and do not offer a mapping feature, but they allow a welcome access to valuable demographics.

MCDC American Community Survey Profiles
Independent mirror of the most frequently requested Census tables.  Included nation, all states, and smaller geographies.  From the Missouri Census Data Center.

Nation (U.S.) Quick Profiles

Social  - Education, Marital Status, Relationships, Fertility, Grandparents ...
Economic  - Income, Poverty, Employment, Occupation
Housing  - Occupancy and Structure, Adequacy, House Value, Costs, Utilities ...
Demographic  - Age and Sex, Race, Hispanic Origin, Housing Units ...

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