Skip to main content
Link to Libraries homepage
Link to Libraries homepage
Rutgers University Libraries

Business Writing Essentials/Technical Writing Essentials (01:355:203) (01:355:202): "Population"

This guide contains resources for doing research in ENG 203/202.

Tutorials

A Set of lengthy Webinars (aprox. 45 minutes for each) introducing, understanding, locating and navigating massive data resources.

Each of these webinars will require you to temporarily download free Blackboard Collaboration software for viewing and audio. (Be sure to click on the > start button at the base of the viewing screen)

  • Using American Factfinder, A Webinar hosted by the Census Bureau.
  • United Nations Statistics and Data Sources reported from individual countries Webinar
  • For other Webinars in this Series

Population: Information about the people who will benefit from the proposal

Census Data

The US Census is conducted every 10 years and attempts to count every person living in the United States. Other information is collected as well, using either a short or long questionnaire. Includes data on housing, poverty, race, income, national origin, and other issues at geographic levels ranging from national and state to county and town, and even smaller units.

Searching for population information using American FactFinder