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Census Tools for Mapping Demographic and Population Change Kelly Karres, U.S. Census Bureau Charlotte Data Day October 7, 2015

Jan 29, 2016



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Census Tools for Mapping Demographic and Population ChangeKelly Karres, U.S. Census BureauCharlotte Data DayOctober 7, 2015

1Census Bureau:Nations Data CollectorSince 1790Proportional representation in CongressIncreased and expanded need for informationDecennial, Economic, Estimates, Projections and 100+ ongoing surveys

2A sample of available data topics:Disability StatusAgeSchool EnrollmentPovertyRaceCommutingIncomeMigrationGrandparentsTenureEducationBusinessesEmploymentVeteran StatusHispanic OriginProgram participation

3Census Data:The Uses are EndlessTransportation planningGrant applicationsBusiness plansEmergency preparednessCommunity servicesHousing developmentMarketing/advertisingResearch

4Census, Estimates and SurveysDecennial CensusPopulation EstimatesAmerican Community SurveyPart of decennial census programReleased annually2 types of estimates (1-year & 5-year)

5Census Geographic Areas

6 we offer YOUData for EVERY communityVariety of topicsFree of charge

8Quick Facts: Old Dog, New Tricks

9Census Explorer: Elegant Mapper

Flows Mapper: Mobility Workhorse

AFF: Cornucopia of Data

12ResourcesIndex A-ZNewsroomGeographic hierarchy 2010, Population Estimates & ACS pagesHandout

Other OfferingsGenealogical researchAge search serviceInternational Database

14Looking ForwardCurrent surveys, Censuses, other programsTest Censuses2020 Census cost saving innovationsValidating address listsMore convenient response optionsUse technology to our advantage

15Contact InformationIn a survey and need more information?Atlanta Regional Office- 1-800-424-6974Interested in learning more about the data?Contact me at: [email protected] or704-726-782916

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