For community groups
to access research support...
Intro to DataFerrett, useful resources & American Community Survey (ACS)
Finding and manipulating variables; ACS household variables
Making a data table
ACS person-level variables
Poverty rates applied example
Multivariable data steps
We have created a seven-part teaching video on how to use the Census Bureau's Data Ferret. Using this guide will support researchers to do customzied data runs of data from the American Community Survey. Thanks to Kevin Cherry who has done this heavy lifting. An example of what you could do after watching these videos: you could "pull" data on the experiences of middle income Somali immigrants who live in Multnomah County. identifying their education levels, and income patterns over time.