Category Archives: Data Tools

How Can Developers Use American Community Survey Statistics to Answer Real-World Questions?

Written by: Logan Powell Last summer, the Census Bureau launched its first application programming interface (API), giving developers access to a variety of data sets, including the American Community Survey five-year estimates. These estimates provide statistics for every neighborhood in … Continue reading

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Get the LED Out! – Easier Access to Powerful Labor Force Information

Written by: Heath Hayward Do you need information on the changing composition of the workforce through the recent recession? Or evidence of the job creation ability of young firms? Answer questions like these and many more with the Quarterly Workforce … Continue reading

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New Ways to Find a Fact

Written by: Jeff Sisson  Have you ever wondered about the median income of your hometown? Or maybe you just want to know the population. These are some of the questions our data users often ask, and it is feedback we … Continue reading

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Easy Exploration into Your Community’s Statistics

Easy Stats: Your Source for Easy-to-Use Data, At Your Fingertips Written By: Nancy Potok Yesterday we released Easy Stats, one of the latest web technology tools developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to make our data quicker and easier to … Continue reading

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Measuring Workforce Diversity

Written by: Jennifer Cheeseman Day Have you ever wondered about the diversity of your occupation?  What is its demographic composition, age distribution, educational attainment, earnings ranges, percent U.S. citizen, or from where people are commuting?  These questions and more can … Continue reading

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