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Census Workshop

Date: 1/27/16 - 1/27/16

We are pleased to announce that SANDAG will offer a free hands-on workshop using a new census data retrieval tool (Census Reporter), provided by Jerry Wong, Information Services Specialist from the Los Angeles Regional Office of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
9 a.m to noon OR 1 to 4 p.m.

Location Choices: Online via webinar OR at SANDAG, 401 B Street, Computer Lab 8E, San Diego, CA 92101

SANDAG offices are conveniently located in Downtown San Diego one block from San Diego Trolley. Other transit stops are nearby. Participants are encouraged to take public transit.

Parking is available in the building’s parking structure at a cost of $28 (3 hours or more). Other parking is available at nearby parking lots. (SANDAG will not be able to provide parking validation for these workshops.)


Registration is available through an online registration form. Space is limited so please register early.


Darlanne Hoctor Mulmat, (619) 699-7326, 

Workshop Description

Accessing Census Data through Census Reporter
Census Reporter provides easy access to data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey (ACS), including social, economic, and housing characteristics, such as education, language spoken at home, place of birth, income, employment, occupation, commuting to work, and much more. Through this tool, profiles and comparisons, including visualizations, can be created, as well a data exports for further analysis. This workshop will demonstrate how to use this free web application in order to access the most up-to-date demographic, socioeconomic, and housing statistics from the ACS. Methods for augmenting this information through American FactFinder (another Census Bureau online tool) also will be shown. There will be time for hands-on access of specific data, so bring your real-world questions and you'll be able to access the data you need as part of the learning process.