Finding Data Using the New American FactFinder

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Finding Data Using the New American FactFinder

  1. 1. Finding  Data  Using  the  New   American  FactFinder   Michael  Howser   Connec0cut  State  Data  Center   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  2. 2. Outline  •  Introduc0ons  •  Overview  of  CtSDC  and  MAGIC  •  2010  Census  Highlights  •  Decennial  Census  and  American  Community   Survey    •  Exploring  the  New  American  FactFinder   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  3. 3. What  is  the     Connec0cut  State  Data  Center?  •  Connec0cut’s  Census  Bureau   Liaison  •  Part  of  the  Na0onal  Data   Center  Network  •  Assists  public  with  accessing   Census  Data  •  Provides  custom  data   resources  for  Connec0cut  •  Funded  by  Office  of  Policy  and   Management   ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  4. 4. What  is  MAGIC?  •  University  of  Connec0cut   Libraries  Map  and  Geographic   Informa0on  Center  –  MAGIC  •  Over  220,000  print  maps  •  Historical  Aerial  Photography   for  Connec0cut    •  Provides  digi0zed  maps  and   aerial  photography  in  full-­‐ quality  TIFF  format  for   download  –  FREE!   magic.lib.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  5. 5. Connec0cut  State  Data  Center  +   MAGIC  =  Data  &  Maps  •  Connec0cut  State  Data   Center  moved  to  MAGIC   in  October  2010  •  Collabora0on  combines   GIS  and  Mapping   technology  with  Census   data!  •  Custom  datasets  are   digitally  preserved   ctsdc.uconn.edu/maps.html   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  6. 6. Who  is  MAGIC  and  the     Connec0cut  State  Data  Center  Librarians   Undergraduate  Students  •  Steve  Ba^   •  Nathan  Bruce  •  Michael  Howser   •  Steven  Daniels  •  Bill  Miller   •  Sophie  Do   •  Andrew  Erick  Graduate  Students   •  Edward  Fitzgerald  •  Jie  Lin   •  Tia  Hogan  •  Jon  Pollak   •  Brian  Perchal  •  Josh  Strunk   •  Trevor  Rzucidlo   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  7. 7. 2010  Census  Quick  Facts   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  8. 8. 2010  Census  Quick  Facts  •  Just  over  72%  of  U.S.   Households  mailed  back   their  forms  (same  as  2000)  •  48  million  addresses  were   followed  up  •  2010  Census  was  $1.6   Billion  under  budget!   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  9. 9. 2010  Census  Timeline   •  December  2010  –  Na0onal   Popula0on   •  Feb  -­‐    March  2011  –   Redistric0ng  Data  Released   •  May  2011  –  Demographic   Profiles  Released   •  June  –  Aug  2011  –   Summary  File  1  Released   •  December  2011  –   Summary  File  2  Released   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  10. 10. December  21,  2010  Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  11. 11. Popula0on  Change   Increase  in  House  Seats   •  Texas  (+4),  Florida  (+2),     Arizona  (+1),  Georgia  (+1),   Nevada  (+1),  South  Carolina  (+1),   Utah  (+1),  Washington  (+1)   Decrease  in  House  Seats   •  Ohio  (-­‐2),  New  York  (-­‐2),     Illinois  (-­‐1),  Iowa  (-­‐1),     Louisiana  (-­‐1),  Massachuse^s   (-­‐1),  Michigan  (-­‐1),     New  Jersey  (-­‐1),  Pennsylvania  (-­‐1)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  12. 12. U.S.  Popula0on  Snapshot   2000   2010  Total  Popula0on   281,421,906   308,745,538  (+9.7%)  White   211,460,626   223,553,265  (+5.7%)  Black  or  African  American   34,658,190   38,929,319  (+12.3%)  American  Indian  &  Alaska  Na0ve   2,475,956   2,932,248  (+18.4%)  Asian   10,242,998   14,674,252  (+43.3%)  Na0ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander   398,835   540,013  (+35.4%)  Some  Other  Race   15,359,073   19,107,368  (+24.4%)  Hispanic  or  La0no   35,305,818   50,477,594  (+43%)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  13. 13. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  14. 14. 2010  U.S.  Census  Data  -­‐  Connec0cut   2000   2010  Total  Popula0on   3,405,565   3,574,097  (+4.9%)  White   2,780,355   2,772,410  (-­‐0.3%)  Black  or  African  American   309,843   362,296  (+16.9%)  American  Indian  &  Alaska  Na0ve   9,639   11,256  (+16.8%)  Asian   82,313   135,565  (+64.7%)  Na0ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander   1,366   1,428  (+4.5%)  Some  Other  Race   147,201   198,466  (+34.8%)  Hispanic  or  La0no   320,323   479,087  (+49.6%)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  15. 15. Loca9ng  2010  Census  and     American  Community  Survey  Data  using  the  NEW  American  FactFinder   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  16. 16. FactFinder  Outline  1.  Overview  of  Decennial  Census  &  American   Community  Survey  programs  2.  Census  geography  overview  3.  Ques0onnaire  topics,  and  examples  of   subjects  &  tables/maps  in  the  New  American   FactFinder  4.  New  American  FactFinder  live  searching   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  17. 17. 2010  Decennial  Census  Background          2010  Census  was  Short  Form  Only!   •   Number  of  people  at   • Sex   address   •   Age   •   Own  or  rent  (tenure)   •   Hispanic/La0no  origin   •   Phone  number   •   Race   • Name   • Rela0onship  to   Householder   More  informa0on:  See  2010  Census  link  from  Census  Bureau  site   www.census.gov   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  18. 18. For  2010  there  will  not  be  an  SF3   Many  of  these  variables  are  within   the  American  Community  Survey   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  19. 19. Economic,  Social,  and  Housing  Characteris0cs  Data  now   collected  only  by  the  American  Community  Survey  Documenta0on,  Guidance  for  Data  Users,  Methodology  and  More:  American  Community  Survey  link  from  Census  homepage:  www.census.gov   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  20. 20. Release  Schedule  for  ACS  Data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  21. 21. ACS  1-­‐Year  data  is  available  for  large  Connec0cut  geographies:   ACS  1-­‐Year  data  is   published    every  year   for  8  towns:   Bridgeport   Danbury   Norwalk   Stamford   Harpord   New  Britain   New  Haven   Waterbury  ACS  1-­‐Year  data  is  also  available  at  other  geographies  with  greater  than  65,000  popula0on:   •   Statewide   Sta0s0cal  Areas  65,000  +   •   Coun0es   •   New  England  City  and  Town   •   Congressional  Districts   Areas  65,000+   •   School  Districts  65,000+     •   Metropolitan  /  Micropolitan   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  22. 22. ACS  3-­‐Year  data  is  available  for  addi0onal  Connec0cut  geographies:   ACS  3-­‐Year  data  is   published  every  year  for   54  towns:   Berlin   Newtown   Bloomfield   North  Haven   Branford   Norwalk   Bristol   Norwich   Cheshire   Ridgefield   East  Harpord   Shelton   East  Haven   Simsbury   Enfield   South  Windsor   Farmington   Southington   Glastonbury   Stamford   Groton   Strapord   Guilford   Torrington   Hamden   Trumbull   Harpord   Vernon  ACS  3-­‐Year  data  is  also  available  at  other  geographies   Manchester   Wallingford   Mansfield   Waterbury  with  greater  than  20,000  popula0on:   Meriden   Watertown   Middletown   West  Harpord   Statewide   Milford   West  Haven   County     Naugatuck   Westport   New  Britain   Wethersfield   Congressional  Districts   New  Haven   Windham   Metropolitan  /  Micropolitan  Sta0s0cal  Areas     New  London   Windsor     School  districts  with  20,000+  popula0on   New  Milford   Newington   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  23. 23. ACS  5-­‐Year  data  is  available  for  all  Connec0cut  geographies:   ACS  5-­‐Year  data  is  published  every  year  for  all  large  and  small  geographies:   • Tracts   • Metropolitan  /  Micropoli0an   • All  towns  (County           Sta0s0cal  Areas   Subdivisions)   • Congressional  Districts   • Census  Designated  Places   • Coun0es   • School  Districts   • State   • American  Indian  Areas   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  24. 24. More  Informa0on  on  the    American  Community  Survey…   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  25. 25. Comparing  ACS  Data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  26. 26. Census  Geography  Overview   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  27. 27. Census  Block:  Blocks  2002-­‐2004,  Block  Group  2,  Census  Tract  3510,  New  Haven   County,  CT   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  28. 28. Census  Block  Groups   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  29. 29. Census  Tract:  Tract  3510,  New  Haven   County,  Connec0cut   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  30. 30. County  Subdivision:  Waterbury  Town,   New  Haven  County,  CT   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  31. 31. Place  /  Census  Designated  Place:   Storrs  CDP,  Connec0cut   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  32. 32. County  Subdivision:  Mansfield  Town,   Tolland  County,  Connec0cut   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  33. 33. Metropolitan  Sta0s0cal  Area:    New  Haven  –  Milford  Metro  Area   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  34. 34. Example  of  thema0c  mapping  in  the   new  American  FactFinder   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  35. 35. 2010 Decennial Census data available at many additionalgeographies including: •  2010 State Legislative District, Upper Chamber •  2010 State Legislative District, Lower Chamber •  Voting Districts •  Elementary School Districts •  Secondary School Districts •  Unified School Districts Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  36. 36. Examples  of  social  &  economic  ques0ons  on  Census  2010  and   American  Community  Survey  ques0onnaires,  and   corresponding  tables  in  American  FactFinder   hEp://facJinder2.census.gov   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  37. 37. Age  &  Sex  (2010  Census)   Table:   Sex  by  age  for  the   popula0on  under  20   (by  CT  elementary   school  districts)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  38. 38. Ethnicity  &  Race  (2010  Census)   Table:   Hispanic  or  La0no  origin  of   householder  by  race  of   householder  (Harpord  blocks)   Table:   Race  of  householders  in   Harpord  (by  block)   Other  sources  for  data  on  race   (U.S.  Census  Bureau  web  site   Subjects  A  to  Z)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  39. 39. Household  Rela0onships  (2010   Census)   Table:   Harpord,  CT   Demographic  Profile   Table:   Household  type  by   rela0onship  (White   alone,  non-­‐Hispanic)   by  CT  Towns   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  40. 40. Health  Insurance  Coverage  (ACS)   Table:   Health  Insurance  Coverage   Status     Table:   Health  Insurance  Coverage   Status  by  Age  (Hispanic  or   La0no)   Table:   Types  of  Health  Insurance   Coverage  by  Age   Other  sources  for  data   (U.S.  Census  Bureau  web  site   Subjects  A  to  Z)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  41. 41. Disability  (ACS)   Table:   Disability  Characteris0cs  (CT)   Other  sources  for  data   (U.S.  Census  Bureau  web  site   Subjects  A  to  Z)  Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  42. 42. Marital  Status  and  Marital  History   (ACS)   Table:   Marital  Status  2010  ACS  1-­‐yr   Es0mates  (CT  towns  65,000+   pop.)   Table:   Characteris0cs  of  people  with   a  marital  event  in  the  last  12   months  (U.S.)   Other  sources  for  data   (Census  Bureau  and  Na0onal   Center  for  Health  Sta0s0cs)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  43. 43. Grandparents  as  Caregivers  (ACS)   Table:   Grandparents  living  with  own   grandchildren  under  18  years  by   responsibility  for  own   grandchildren  and  age  of   grandparent  (Black  or  African   American  alone)  in  CT   Other  sources  for  data     (U.S.  Census  Bureau  web  site   Subjects  A  to  Z)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  44. 44. Income  &  Government  Benefits  (ACS)   Table  example:   Selected  Economic   Characteris0cs   2008-­‐2010  American   Community  Survey  3-­‐yr   Es0mates  (CT  County   Subdivisions)   Other  sources  for  data:   •   Income  &  Poverty   •   Survey  of  Income  and   Program  Par0cipa0on   (U.S.  Census  Bureau   Subjects  A  to  Z)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  45. 45. Educa0on   Table  examples:   Women  15  to  50  who  had   (ACS)   a  birth  in  the  past  12   months  by  marital  status   and  educa0onal   a^ainment   Field  of  bachelor’s  degree   for  first  major  for  the   popula0on  25  and  over   (Asian  alone)  in  CT  (ACS  1-­‐ yr  es0mate)   Other  sources  for  data   (from  Census  Bureau   Subjects  A  to  Z):   •   Educa0onal  A^ainment   •   School  Enrollment   •   School  Districts  Data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  46. 46. Food  Stamps  (ACS)   Table  example:   Households  receiving  food   stamps  /  SNAP  benefits  in   Bridgeport,  Harpord,  New   Haven  &  Waterbury  (2010  ACS   1-­‐Year  Es0mates)     Other  sources  for  data:   Survey  of  Income  and  Program   Par0cipa0on    (U.S.  Census  Bureau  Subjects  A   to  Z)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  47. 47. Using  the    New  American  FactFinder   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  48. 48. American  FactFinder  –  Let’s  Explore  •  Hands  on  Demo  will  highlight   –  Data  Access  (Topics  and  Geographies)   –  Downloading  data   –  Crea0ng  Maps  from  Data   –  Sharing  Maps  and  Data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  49. 49. Want  to  Download  2010  data?  •  For  Connec0cut  Data  Visit  ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  50. 50. Stay  Current…  Follow  Us    ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  51. 51. Ques0ons?   Contact  us  at:  ctsdc@uconn.edu  Special  Thanks  •  Yale  University  Libraries  •  Connec0cut  Office  of  Policy  and  Management  •  Na0onal  Endowment  for  the  Humani0es  •  On  the  Line:  How  schooling,  housing,  and  civil  rights  shaped  Harpord  and  its   suburbs  •  UConn  Department  of  Geography  •  UConn  Libraries  Digital  Projects  Team,  Directors  Council,  Informa0on  Technology   Services,  Planning  Team,  and  Undergraduate  Educa0on  Team  •  U.S.  Census  Bureau  &  U.S.  Census  Bureau  Boston  Regional  Office   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC

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