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Demographics
Demystified
demographics are important…
because you need money to operate…
…but they can be overwhelming!
Before You Begin Searching…
Find Help
Learn Some New Terms
Which Sources Are Out
There?
DemographicsNow Is A Good Local Start
Find in-depth, customizable reports for SC
population, income, housing, consumer
exp...
BCD COG’s Online Mapping Tool Rocks!
http://www.bcdcog.com/mappinggis.htm
Limited demographics compared to
DemographicsNow...
American FactFinder
http://www.census.gov
The Census Bureau is a major
demographics resource for the US.
Take advantage of...
American FactFinder
http://bit.ly/factfinderhelp
Check out the online training or contact
the Census Bureau for help.
http...
FedStats
Find federal government stats by topic or state
without needing to know which agency collects it!
http://www.feds...
Statistical Abstracts
SC and US Statistical Abstracts: a little bit of
everything, available online for free
http://abstra...
If you learn the basics before it’s urgent…
…you’ll be a hero when it counts!
CCPL Reference can help
843-805-6930
askaquestion@ccpl.org
Research consultations
available by appointment
http://bit.ly/a...
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Demographics Demystified

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Find the demographics you need for a business plan or grant proposal - fast! Thanks to some awesome tools from the US Census Bureau, the BCDCOG, and the CCPL Business Center's online library, you can find a wide range of local, state, and national figures in a snap.

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Demographics Demystified

  1. 1. Demographics Demystified
  2. 2. demographics are important…
  3. 3. because you need money to operate…
  4. 4. …but they can be overwhelming!
  5. 5. Before You Begin Searching… Find Help Learn Some New Terms Which Sources Are Out There?
  6. 6. DemographicsNow Is A Good Local Start Find in-depth, customizable reports for SC population, income, housing, consumer expenditures, businesses and more! http://tinyurl.com/ccplbusinessdatabases
  7. 7. BCD COG’s Online Mapping Tool Rocks! http://www.bcdcog.com/mappinggis.htm Limited demographics compared to DemographicsNow, but the mapping abilities are awesome!
  8. 8. American FactFinder http://www.census.gov The Census Bureau is a major demographics resource for the US. Take advantage of them!
  9. 9. American FactFinder http://bit.ly/factfinderhelp Check out the online training or contact the Census Bureau for help. http://www.census.gov/main/www/help.html
  10. 10. FedStats Find federal government stats by topic or state without needing to know which agency collects it! http://www.fedstats.gov
  11. 11. Statistical Abstracts SC and US Statistical Abstracts: a little bit of everything, available online for free http://abstract.sc.gov http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
  12. 12. If you learn the basics before it’s urgent…
  13. 13. …you’ll be a hero when it counts!
  14. 14. CCPL Reference can help 843-805-6930 askaquestion@ccpl.org Research consultations available by appointment http://bit.ly/askccpl

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