Use the links below to help conduct an analysis of a geographic region. If you have any Qs, please contact the librarians listed on this guide.
- American Factfinder
find popular facts about a zip code, city, or county.
includes: population, age, business & industry, education , housing, income, poverty.
- Census Quick Facts
from the site: Fast, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography
- SimplyMap (USE your UI email address as username)
SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]
Available on computers in the ITCs and the Business Library
Please contact the Kari Kozak, Engineering librarian, for help using this source. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Social Explorer
an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. The site currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000.
- More Maps/Spatial data sources