Category Archives: Data Tools

10 Ways the American Community Survey Serves Communities

Written by: Deborah Stempowski, Chief, American Community Survey Office Since 2005, the American Community Survey has provided annual data on more than 40 topics for our nation’s communities. Over the past 10 years, we have seen the many ways local … Continue reading

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Challenge to Hackers: Use New Software Kit to Create Apps that Benefit Cities

Written by: Avi Bender Since the U.S. Census Bureau launched its open API (application programming interface) in 2012, we have listened to developer feedback and continued to make improvements to the tool. Our latest update, the City Software Development Kit … Continue reading

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Discover Your Neighborhood with Census Explorer

Written by: Michael Ratcliffe Our customers often want to explore neighborhood-level statistics and see how their communities have changed over time. Our new Census Explorer interactive mapping tool makes this easier than ever. It provides statistics on a variety of … Continue reading

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Where Do You Want to Dwell?

New Census Mobile App Showcases Local Statistics for People on the Go Written by: Stephen Buckner America has always been a nation on the move. Whether you are looking for a career change or a new neighborhood to call home, … Continue reading

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What Languages are Spoken in Your Area?

Written by: Camille Ryan and Tiffany Julian Did you know that more than 300 different languages are spoken in the United States? A new report and mapping tool released today by the U.S. Census Bureau takes a detailed look at … Continue reading

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