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SWGS 6627 Leadership and Macro Practice I (Prof. Poindexter): U.S. Census

"This two-semester course prepares social work practitioners to operate from the framework of human rights, social and economic justice, and empowerment." - Prof. Poindexter; Nick Alongi, Editor.

Accessing Census Data

Listen to the webinar about the new US Census site: 

data.census.gov

Census Data

  • Sites for New York State and local county 2010 census information.
     
  • To find Census data, google your geographic area and add the words "2010 census."
     
  • Finding census data is not easy. Take extra time to look and search.

Related Research Guide

City Data

Tips for finding city data:

  • Search the official city website.
     
  • Call community organizations.
     
  • Read press releases.
     
  • Note city council meetings & watch live local government channels.
     
  • Find a Council of Neighborhood Associations.

New York Census

Non-Census Data

Some data about your community can be found in the websites below. In addition to census statistics, there is public health data.

Census/Demographic/Statistical Web Content

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