US Census Data

A valuable public resource for demographic, socio-economic, and business / marketing data

Baruch College GIS Lab Remote Workshops

Image of GIS Map Remote Workshop Series Fall 2020

Conducted via Zoom

Current Baruch undergraduates and CUNY graduate students, faculty, and staff are eligible to register

Demography Courses

2020 Census Timeline

The 2020 Census will be published in phases. It is a 100% count of the basic demographic characteristics of the population down to the block level.

  • End of 2020: basic population count for states
  • Early-mid 2021: Public Redistricting File (PL-94-171) , six tables with basic population counts down to the block level
  • Mid-late 2021: Summary File 1 (SF1), the primary decennial census dataset with detailed demographic characteristics
  • Late 2021 - early 2022: Summary File 2 (SF2), additional cross tabulations for all race categories
  • Mid-late 2022: first tabulations by urban / rural status and new Congressional Districts

The US Census

The US Census Bureau compiles, creates, and publishes a variety of free, public domain datasets that can be used for socio-economic, demographic, and business analyses. This guide will help you to tap into this valuable resource.

Accessing Census Data

An Overview of Basic Census Concepts

Geospatial Data Librarian

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Frank Donnelly
Newman Library
151 E 25th Street
Box H-0520
New York, NY 10010