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CHICLA 330: Gentrification In Latinx Comm. (Spring 2022) : Getting maps and tables from

Information about and links to library resources helpful for CHICLA 330: Gentrification in Latinx Communities. Emphasis on retrieving Census data. overview is the Census Bureau's platform to access its data and digital content.

  • Free of charge.
  • No limit on how many people can use it at one time.
  • Using the basic search, on the introductory/home page, will likely return lots of tables from lots of surveys.
  • The advanced search asks you to use filters from the start, and to make choices about
  • Some detailed data can only be retrieved using the advanced search.

Help from the Census for

Written guides from the Census Bureau:  How-to Materials for Using

These are PDFs with lots of screen shots.  Some were made when was first released in 2019. The Census Bureau has revised the appearance of's home page slightly since then, but the site still works the same way.


Video tutorials from the Census Bureau.  A few I recommend:  


You can look at How do I cite tables and maps on and in , from the Census Bureau's FAQ section.  However, the answer starts out "The U.S. Census Bureau has no specific style recommendation for citing information found on our website."

It then has links to information about four major style guides Chicago, MLA, APA, and CSE, followed by some examples of citing Census tables and maps.