Census = building blocks. Data - every 10 years from everyone Long form (sample) or short form (100% data) Population gender, race, age, education Money income, occupation, commute time Housing own/rent; electricity, bathrooms, # living there
Hint: Look at available tables to know what info available now, historically
Census Bureau reference map – you choose geography
Learn about your community – features, roads, tracts, etc.
General Geographic InformationUnits of Government, Land Area and Population Density
Boundary MapsUnits of Government, Census Areas, Political Geography and more
Thematic MapsPopulation Change, Population Density, Population Characteristics, Housing
Other Mapping ResourcesTiger/Line Mapping, On-Line Mapping
General ProfilesGeneral Social-Demographic Characteristics at the State, County and MCD Level
Economic DataEconomic Activity, Spending, etc.
Education StatusEducational Attainment, Enrollment Status, Michigan's Educational System
EmploymentCommuting, Employment Status
Income and Poverty
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