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Statistics is the U.S. Census Bureau’s New Data Dissemination Platform Tutorials

Data Gems: a series of "how-to" videos available for data users who are looking for an easy and quick way to enhance their knowledge of Census data.

DATA GEMS: How to Select Your Area to Access Data Using
NOVEMBER 04, 2019
Description: Selecting your area is one of the most important steps of every data search. Check out this data gem to learn three easy options to select geographies on

DATA GEMS: How to Access Race Data on
OCTOBER 18, 2019
Description: Want to access Census Bureau data by race? Discover how to find population totals and characteristics across race groups using the advanced search on

DATA GEMS: How to Access Data about the Hispanic Population on
OCTOBER 18, 2019
Description: Looking for Census Bureau data on the Hispanic population? Learn tricks to easily access this information using

DATA GEMS: How to Access an American Community Survey Data Profile about Your Community using
OCTOBER 01, 2019
Description: Looking for data about your community? Learn an easy way to access social, economic, housing, and demographic statistics for your selected area or multiple areas on

DATA GEMS: How to Customize and Download Tables Using
SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
Description: Do you know how to customize and download tables using Discover easy tricks to customize your view, and learn how to the download the data in two different formats.

COVID-19 Hub: Demographic & Economic Resources

COVID-19 Hub: Demographic & Economic Resources

The COVID-19 Hub presents selected Census Bureau demographic and economic data to help guide decision making during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data are presented in interactive maps and downloadable resources that users can directly incorporate into their research and data products. The Hub was built in collaboration with the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) and leverages many features of the ArcGIS platform and solution templates.


New Statistical Releases

Print and Electronic Resources

New Jersey State Library Catalog


Factfinder for the Nation

Factfinder for the Nation

The Factfinder was published on an irregular basis as a series of topical brochures to be used individually, in selected interest groupings, or as complete sets. Each brochure described the range of census materials available on a given subject and suggested some of their uses.

The subjects included minority statistics, the availability of census records about individuals, population, housing and construction, retail and wholesale trade, selected services, manufactures, minerals, foreign trade, transportation, agriculture, governments, geographic tools, reference sources, and the history and organization of the Census Bureau. Source:

Historical Statistics

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