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Introduction to using and understanding the US Census and American Community Survey. It includes a Social Explorer tutorial to help you generate data tables and create maps.

About this Guide

This guide is designed to introduce you to the US Census and the American Community Survey, as well as Social Explorer, a tool to help you find and map census data.

You will use Social Explorer to:

  • Locate statistics about your neighborhood, metropolitan area and the US
  • Make tables from the census data that you find
  • Make maps from the census data that you find


Social Explorer Tutorial

To begin the Social Explorer tutorial, navigate using the blue tabs above, or simply start by clicking below:

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