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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

chart of poverty rates

Analyzing Poverty with the ACS: July 12 - 15, 2010

6/1/2010 feature story

This 4-day workshop familiarizes participants with data from the American Community Survey (ACS), with an emphasis on using the data to study poverty. Participants will learn to use the tabular products from American FactFinder as well as produce their own tabulations from the microdata products using PDQ-Explore.

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