Populations and dollar figures that help you understand a place, broken down by category: Demographics, Economics, Families, Housing and Social.
We’re continuing to build a library of charts to give you insight into data from the places you research. Look for them on profile pages.
We’re working on pre-computed statistics to add context to each data point, so you can see how each place fits into its state, county and nation.
Choose a data table and a set of places to compare, and we’ll help you explore and download the data you’re looking for.
Census data is massive, and sometimes it’s hard to find just the table you’re looking for. Topic filtering and keyword search help you easily build a query.
We want to help you tell great stories with data. Maps and distribution charts help uncover what’s interesting, so you can take it from there.
From any comparison, save the data you’re viewing in CSV or JSON for further analysis. We plan to add more formats soon.
Using this site
Census Reporter is a Knight News Challenge-funded project to make it easier for journalists to write stories using information from the U.S. Census bureau. Place profiles and comparison pages provide a friendly interface for navigating data, including visualizations for a more useful first look.