Community Resource Guide

American FactFinder

The American FactFinder provides access to data and maps from American Community Survey data.

Historical census data

Social Explorer provides historical census data. Search for information about the population and economy of US states and counties from 1790 to 1960. Data can be collected in the form of maps or tables.

FFIEC’s census tract locator

Simply enter the address of any building in the country and the page will give you the pertinent geographical information, as well as useful census data for that tract.

Kidscount Database

For child-related data, the Kidscount Database on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s website allows you find data, create profiles, and obtain profiles at the borough (county), city and congressional district level.

NYC Oasis Mapping Tool

Created by a partnership of private and government organizations and offices, the NYC Oasis website generate street maps, aerial photos of neighborhoods, political boundaries, and census tracts showing population and median income.

NYS Social Indicator Project Mapping Tool

The New York State Social Indicator Project is a mapping and database tool displaying 2000 census data at the tract level. Click on the Map Application link at the top of page and go to your region to get started. Click on the print button at the top of your map if you want to save it as an image.

State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods

Apart from the census cite, the NYU Law School Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy publishes a report that contains excellent housing and demographic data and maps of NYC arranged by Community District and Sub-borough Area.

Furman Center Data Search Tool

The NYU Law School Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy allows users to access housing and demographic data from the Housing and Vacancy Survey, Census and a number of other sources, by census tract, community district, sub-borough area, zip code and political districts, and even has mapping capabilities.