What is in this guide
This is a guide to resources for manipulating and extracting census data for the United States. Most of these resources are available online. Access to subscription-based resources is maintained by the University Library and are restricted to current affiliates of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For statistics from other countries, consult the US Census Bureau's list of International Statistical Agencies.
- Make Maps, Reports and Data Extracts: Here you'll find our favorite resources for manipulating and extracting census data online.
- Spatial Data for GIS Users: Get started quickly by using these pointers to spatial data depicting geographic boundaries from the census. Some include census demographics as attributes. These data are for use in GIS software.
- Comparing Census Data Over Time: We have some proprietary products available on CD-ROM in Davis Library.