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Finding & Using U.S. Census Data

A guide for finding and ulilizing data from the U.S. Census

Why map data?

Typically, maps are the most effective way to display and communicate geographical data. There are several tools from the Census Bureau as well as FSU Libraries that are available to help you create maps with data from the U.S. Census.

Mapping Resources

Making Maps with Social Explorer

"You want to see 'Professional Edition provided by University of Michigan"; "Click on Maps and Tables"; "You don't have to sign up- that's useful for saving maps in Social Explorer"


"It brings us to Maps. Click on 'Start Here'"

"Search for an address"

"Click on Change Data to choose another variable"

"Use the Share button to email or embed the map. Use export to download the image"; "The Save As button allows you to save your work in Social Explorer (you must create a login)"

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