Browse data by category

SE provides over 200,000 variables across many surveys. Browse by Category tab offers an easy way to explore the most often used subset of these variables.  Note: To access all available data you should use the Browse by Survey tab.

  1. In the top-left corner, click Change Data.

    By default, the data selector displays the latest ACS 5-Year Population Density estimate.

  2. In the top slider, select the year you're interested in.
  3. Click the category you're interested in.
  4. Scroll to the survey you're interested in and click the variable you want to visualize on the map or type in name of the variable in the search box at the top of the dropdown.

Not all variables are available through the Category browser. To access the full list of variables you will have to use the Browse by Survey tab.

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