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Webinar: Finding Census Data – The Essentials
October 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am EDT
This presentation first explains the differences between the Decennial Census and the American Community Survey while also highlighting the idea of sample thresholds, questionnaire logic, and statistical geography. Following this, the presenter will go into the data.census.gov portal to show different ways to access and download the data. Datasets include variables on economic, social, housing and population. Additionally, we will look at the ACS website and get a short tour of topics, datasets and links available there. The presenter will stop a various times during the workshop to allow for questions.
About the Presenter:
David Kraiker has been at the Census Bureau for more than 23 years — first working as a Geographer in the New York Regional Office, and then more recently transitioning over to a Data Dissemination Specialist position. He normally travels around New York State and Northern NJ to give free workshops highlighting Census data. He holds a BA from Clark University and a MSC from Rutger-Newark. He lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife and family.
This webinar will be recorded and a recording will be shared with all registrants afterward.
**All participants will have the option to request a certificate of attendance for one contact hour.**
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