Census data can be used for a variety of projects including informing your business planning, supporting grant proposals and research projects, planning of local schools and hospitals, and much more! Whether you’re looking for economic or demographic data, we can teach you how to get what you need.

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Emergency Planning and Response with Census Bureau and NOAA Resources

Date: May 10, 2017 — Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us during National Hurricane Preparedness Week to learn how to plan for and respond to emergencies using free resources from the Department of Commerce. In this webinar, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will educate you on their latest hurricane preparedness recommendations.

You will also learn how your community can prepare for emergencies with free statistics from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) and Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Origin Destination Employment Statistics (LODES) datasets. We will demonstrate how to access statistics for custom geographies using online data tools including OnTheMap for Emergency Management, OnTheMap, and American FactFinder.

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How to Use American Community Survey Geodatabase Files and ArcMap

Date: May 17, 2017 — Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Discover the richness of American Community Survey (ACS) data when you learn how to map it!

In this webinar, we will cover background information about the ACS, as well as how to join ACS data with a layer of geography by downloading a geodatabase file, opening the file in ArcMap, and joining the ACS data table to a feature class.

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Log-in links, dial-in info, and passcodes for the above webinars can be found on the Training Opportunities page.

Presented by the U.S. Census Bureau, helping you find and use census data.