Exploring the U.S. Census

The United States census provides researchers, students, and the public with some of the richest information available about the American people. Exploring the U.S. Census: Your Guide to America’s Data gives social science students and researchers alike the tools to understand, extract, process, and analyze data from the decennial census, the American Community Survey, and other data collected on a continual basis by the U.S. Census Bureau. Hands-on exercises at the end of each chapter help readers dive into the data. This text provides a thorough background on the data collection methods, structures, and potential pitfalls of the census in one handy guide.

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