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Description

American FactFinder is the Census Bureau's online, self-service tool designed to search a variety of population, economic, geographic and housing information.

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
654
Downloads
255
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Population
Permissions
Public
Tags
language, number of rooms, renters, marital status, construction, Demographic, income, professional and scientific and technical services, tenure, management of companies and enterprises, accommodation and food services, administrative and support and waste management and remediation services, shipment, ethnicity, physical characteristics, manufacturing, owners, retail trade, race, payroll, art and entertainment and recreation, sales, school enrollment, grandparents, business, fertility, finance and insurance, education, ancestry, employment, financial characteristics, household size, Hispanic origin, utilities, population, housing, family type, poverty, information, veteran status, industry, disability, other services, relationships, wholesale trade, real estate and rental and leasing, number of employees, establishments, age, sex, Economic, transportation and warehousing, educational services, receipts, mining, health care and social assistance
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Census Bureau
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
US Census Bureau
Date Released
01/18/2011
Date Updated
Ongoing weekly releases
Time Period
2000 - Present
Frequency
Decennial - Every 10 Years, Quinquennial - Every 5 years, Annual
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
5156
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
US Census Bureau, American FactFinder http://factfinder2.census.gov
Agency Program Page
http://factfinder2.census.gov
Agency Data Series Page
http://factfinder2.census.gov
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Multiple based on specific data set of interest.
Granularity
Multiple based on specific data set of interest including national, regional, state, county, local and block level. Statistical and political geographic hierarchies are available.
Geographic Coverage
United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa
Data Description
Collection Mode
Multiple based on specific data set of interest.
Data Collection Instrument
Data collection is different based on each survey.
Data Dictionary
http://factfinder2.census.gov/help/en/american_factfinder_help.htm#glossary/glossary.htm
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Sep 21, 2011

updated Sep 21, 2011

Description

American FactFinder is the Census Bureau's online, self-service tool designed to search a variety of population, economic, geographic and housing information.

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
654
Downloads
255
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Population
Permissions
Public
Tags
language, number of rooms, renters, marital status, construction, Demographic, income, professional and scientific and technical services, tenure, management of companies and enterprises, accommodation and food services, administrative and support and waste management and remediation services, shipment, ethnicity, physical characteristics, manufacturing, owners, retail trade, race, payroll, art and entertainment and recreation, sales, school enrollment, grandparents, business, fertility, finance and insurance, education, ancestry, employment, financial characteristics, household size, Hispanic origin, utilities, population, housing, family type, poverty, information, veteran status, industry, disability, other services, relationships, wholesale trade, real estate and rental and leasing, number of employees, establishments, age, sex, Economic, transportation and warehousing, educational services, receipts, mining, health care and social assistance
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Census Bureau
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
US Census Bureau
Date Released
01/18/2011
Date Updated
Ongoing weekly releases
Time Period
2000 - Present
Frequency
Decennial - Every 10 Years, Quinquennial - Every 5 years, Annual
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
5156
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
US Census Bureau, American FactFinder http://factfinder2.census.gov
Agency Program Page
http://factfinder2.census.gov
Agency Data Series Page
http://factfinder2.census.gov
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Multiple based on specific data set of interest.
Granularity
Multiple based on specific data set of interest including national, regional, state, county, local and block level. Statistical and political geographic hierarchies are available.
Geographic Coverage
United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa
Data Description
Collection Mode
Multiple based on specific data set of interest.
Data Collection Instrument
Data collection is different based on each survey.
Data Dictionary
http://factfinder2.census.gov/help/en/american_factfinder_help.htm#glossary/glossary.htm
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau