Introduction to Census Data and Data Tools (On Site Session)


Interested in learning about available data on the U.S. population, places and economy?  This workshop provides information on the U.S. Census Bureau, the agency’s most prominent survey, available data tools and other resources. Follow along with demonstrations on how to access data using QuickFacts and, the Bureau’s main data tool.  Recommended for beginner data users.

Fill out this survey to let us know what census data and tool training you'd like offered. 

Audience Eligibility

This course is free and open to the public.

Rice students, staff and faculty.

Prerequisites (Recommended, not required): 
Video on QuickFacts
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Advance registration is required. Please register online. If you need to cancel your reservation, please send an email to, so people on the waiting list can take the class.

It is your responsibility to notify the instructor if you will no longer be able to attend.

If you miss a course without notifying staff by the day of the course, your registration for all future courses will be canceled.


There is no charge. 


Fondren B43 (Collaboration Space)

Contact This workshop is offered by Kelley Center for Government Information, Data, and Geospatial Services. 


Fondren B43 (Collaboration Space)
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