The Census Bureau website has an incredible treasure trove of data and stories behind the data. If you haven’t visited the site lately, check it out.
You have free access to decades of census data about your community. Use the interactive data tools to find useful stats about your city, county, state, and nation.
Examples of Census Data Tools
QuickFacts provides frequently requested Census Bureau information at the national, state, county, and city level.
Explore Census Data streamlines the way you get data and digital content from Census Bureau.
Household Pulse Surveys
For example, here is a link to a survey from March 2021. You can browse by topic and then select data for the nation or any of the 50 states. If you are interested in knowing about renters’ confidence in being able to pay rent, go to Housing Table 2b. At the bottom of the table scroll through the tabs to see data for the country or choose any state to see that data.
Click here to read the stories behind the numbers.
There is a lot to explore and there are helpful video tutorials to help you navigate. Here is a link to the Intro to Census Bureau Data webinar.