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Government Information: Demographics

Research Guide for Government Information resources

Census guide

See also the online guide: Census and Demographics

Population Projections

Demographics

  • QuickFacts  - can select by state, county, city, town, or zip code. From the Census Bureau.
  • Georgia QuickFacts - key data for each county, city, zip code.  From the Census Bureau.

 

                Factsheet, 2 pages

                Flyer, "At a Glance", also 2 pages

  • Social Explorer subscription database, with easier interface than official Census website. Library has 1 seat license.
  • SimplyAnalytics - subscription database, with intuitive interface...can easily create custom maps. Also has consumer information from EASI/Mediamark Research (MRI)..  [note: previous name was SimplyMap]
  • American Factfinder - Official Census Bureau tool to find statistics. American Community Survey has latest figures. Use "Fact Sheet" for basic tables for cities, counties, and states (tip - select "show more"), or, from left frame,  "Data Sets" for advanced features (tip - select "Decennial Census", then "SF 3")

     •    GeorgiaData - Detailed demographic profiles of counties; county-by-county analysis; city population. County estimates for  2020, 2025, 2030, 2040, and 2050.  Select "Resources" tab, then "Georgia County Data Tables". Select the "Population Data File". Result is spreadsheet.   

 


Statistics Books - from New Strategist. These handy guides are concise and clearly written. Available online, within our Gale Virtual Reference Library database. Titles include:

   American Incomes: Demographics of Who Has Money

   American Marketplace: Demographics and Spending Patterns

   Best Customers: Demographics of Consumer Demand 

   Household Spending: Who Spends How Much on What 

 

Census and Demographics, 2000-2006