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Data.census.gov

Data.census.gov is the U.S. Census Bureau’s New Data Dissemination Platform

Data.census.gov 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 data.census.gov
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.census.gov.

DATA GEMS: How to Access Race Data on data.census.gov
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.census.gov.

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

DATA GEMS: How to Access an American Community Survey Data Profile about Your Community using data.census.gov
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.census.gov.

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

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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: https://www.census.gov//library/publications/time-series/cff.html

Historical Statistics

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