Discover Your Neighborhood with Census Explorer.
Explore neighborhood-level statistics and see how their communities have changed over time. The new Census Explorer interactive mapping tool makes this easier than ever. It provides statistics on a variety of topics, such as percent of people who are foreign-born, educational attainment and home ownership rate. Statistics from the 2008 to 2012 American Community Survey power Census Explorer.
While you may be familiar with other ways to find neighborhood-level statistics, Census Explorer provides an interactive map for states, counties and census tracts. You can even look at how these neighborhoods have changed over time because the tool includes information from the 1990 and 2000 censuses in addition to the latest American Community Survey statistics. Seeing these changes is possible because the annual American Community Survey replaced the decennial census long form, giving communities throughout the nation more timely information than just once every 10 years.
You can access Census Explorer at the following url: https://www.census.gov/censusexplorer/.