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The American FactFinder (AFF) Access to Census Statistics

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  1. The American FactFinder (AFF)Access to Census Statistics

  2. Objectives • How to access the AFF • View AFF features • Use the search and navigation • Try an exercise

  3. www.census.govYour Gateway to Census Statistics

  4. www.census.govYour Gateway to Census Statistics

  5. American FactFinder

  6. Community Facts

  7. Community Facts

  8. Community Facts NEW: Tables listed now align with data selected.

  9. Community Facts

  10. Community Facts

  11. Guided Search

  12. Guided Search

  13. Guided Search

  14. Guided Search NEW: Race and Ethnicity that use to be under “Topics” is now under the Race/Ethnic Groups tab.

  15. Guided Search

  16. Guided Search

  17. Guided Search NEW: Select your year of interest if available.

  18. Guided Search

  19. Advanced Search

  20. Advanced Search NEW: Change your year of interest.

  21. Advanced Search

  22. Advanced Search NEW: Race and Ethnicity topic has moved to the Race and Ethnic Groups Tab

  23. Advanced Search

  24. Advanced Search

  25. Advanced Search

  26. Advanced Search

  27. Advanced Search NEW: Race and Ethnic Groups has moved from “Topics” to the Race and Ethnic Groups tab.

  28. Advanced Search

  29. Advanced Search

  30. Advanced Search

  31. Download Center

  32. Download Center 32

  33. Download Center

  34. Download Center

  35. Changes in AFF • Moved from the “Topics” tab Race and Ethnicity to the Race/Ethnicity Groups tab • Race/Ethnicity Tab has two tabs • Basic – These are the selections moved from Topics • Detailed – These are the original items • Guided and Advanced Search have new layout for selecting race and ethnicity • Able to click from first to last page • Select your dataset and change year if available for selection.

  36. New in AFF • Download Center • Similar to Guided Search • Pseudo geographies (All Census Tracts) • Download is as simple as click “Next” or Download • Large downloads up to 40 tables • Unlimited Geographies in download vs. 50,000 limit using Guided and Advanced Search • Limited time of 30 minutes to click the popup informing you of file creation –otherwise your session expires and you must re-conduct your search

  37. Exercise Using Census 2010 statistics, find the median age of males in Dallas and Galveston Counties, TX who identified themselves as race “Black or African American alone”.

  38. Exercise Results AFF > Advanced Search > In the “Refine your search text box,” enter your Topic or table name = Type “median age” > Geography = Type “Dallas County, Texas” > Click “GO” >

  39. Exercise Results Topics > Dataset = 2010 SF1 100% Data > Close Select Topics window

  40. Exercise Results Geographies > List Tab > Select a geographic type drop box, click County > Select a state, Texas > Select Dallas and Galveston counties > Add to Your Selections > Close Select Geographies

  41. Exercise Results Select table P13B from Search Results > View

  42. Map Results Using the Exercise

  43. Conclusion • Showed many ways to access the AFF • Reviewed the features • Used the search and navigation • Completed the exercise

  44. American FactFinder Contact Information: Customer Services Center (301) 763-4636 (800) 923-8282 ask.census.gov Customer Services Center Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)