Social Explorer: Exploring Census Data

Demographic and Business Data Series

There are no prerequisites for this course, but Introduction to Census Geographies and Introduction to Census Data Products and Sources are recommended.


Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps and presentations for all of the population census data from 1790 to present.


  • Accessing Social Explorer
  • Selecting geographies and variables
  • Creating and exporting maps
  • Creating and exporting data tables