Many Tennessee data users turn to the American Community Survey when searching out statistics about Tennessee’s population. Information about race/ethnicity, income and education attainment are among the information most frequently retrieved.
But other statistics about the nation are released by the U.S Census Bureau on an almost weekly basis. Data from 130 surveys flow on a continuing cycle and cover a variety topics on demographics, economy and housing.
If you want to learn about using these data products for business planning, grant proposals, research projects, municipal planning and more, there are free resources and training available.
Ron Williams serves as the Census Bureau’s Data Dissemination Specialist for Tennessee and Kentucky. He is available to assist with training and presentations that will help teach you about locating and retrieving data for your various projects. Services are free and can include webinars, video tutorials or classroom training.
Contact Ron at (615) 487-7420 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
The Tennessee State Data Center and the Data Center affiliates also are available to assist with questions about our state, counties and communities. Our organizations field thousands of requests for information annually.