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U.S. Census: How-To's and Other Help

Sources, information and How-To's regarding the United States Census - the Bureau and its programs.

Custom Data Search

This Google Custom search engine performs a search on websites that have been evaluated for their usefulness in providing data and statistics. Results will open in a new window.

How-To's and Other Help

American factFinder is the main method for finding statistics from the Census Bureau.  Here are some documents to help you find information in the new American FactFinder

The documents below are from a series of workshops given in July, 2012 by Jonnell Robinson of the Syracuse Community Geography Program and are provided here with her permission:

The links below have already selected the indicated geographies. To get diffrent tables from AFF, just click on the "Back to Search" button at the top left and make your selections (see the document above, "Finding Facts in American FactFinder").

Numeric Data Resources

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Rm 352 E.S. Bird Library
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Syracuse, NY 13244