The U.S. Census: Training, Tools & Apps

Information about the U.S. Census and how it can be used in academic research.

Hone your skills with the diverse array of instructional tools available from the U.S. Census.

Census Academy

Census Academy webinars and courses help you learn how to locate, access and manipulate Census data for a variety of purposes. Learn how to create tables or use Census data to explore the impact of specific policy or legislation. You can also sign up for an email list to receive updates.

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Data Tools & Apps

Use interactive aids like mapping applications and table creator tools to better understand and use Census data.

Developers' User Guide

The Census publishes a user guide for developers and researchers who want to use the Census Data Application Programming Interface (API) to request data from U.S. Census Bureau datasets.