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25 http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/aff2.html

26 Exercise 1: Using Census 2000 data, find the median age of males in Dallas and Galveston Counties, TX who identified themselves as race “Black or African American alone”. Map results.

27 Hint: AFF > Quick Start > Topic or table name = Type “median age” > Geography = Type “Dallas County, Texas” > Click “GO” > Topics > Year = 2000 > Geographies > Within state = Texas > Within county = Galveston > Check “Galveston County, TX” in Geography Results > Click Add > Close overlay window > Select P013B > View > Create Map > Click link for answer > Show Map

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29 Exercise 2: Using address search, for address 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD, 1) identify the census tract, and 2.) what is the number of people under 18 years in married couple family households?

30 Hint: AFF > Address Search > Click “Street Address” > Type 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD > Select Census Tract 8020.01 > Close overlay window > Topics > Year = 2000 > Topics > People = Age Group > Age Group = Children > Type in Search within results for box = People under 18 years in married > Search > Select P019 > View

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32 Exercise 3: Using Census 2010 data, what is the percent of the population 18 years and over that identified themselves as “American Indian and Alaska Native in Louisiana? Modify table to display percent column. Collapse Hispanic or Latino and Race

33 Hint: AFF > Topics > Year = 2010 > Geographies > Select Louisiana from geography results > Click “GO” > Close overlay window > Check table QT-PL > View > Modify table to just show percent column for 18 years and over. Collapse Hispanic or Latino and Race

34 Note that table has been modified

35 The New American FactFinder Beyond the Basics Contact Information: Customer Services Center (301) 763-4636 (800) 923-8282 Askcensus.gov Customer Services Center Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Fri 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


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