Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Census

FInd Data Profiles for Census Tracts

Use the Chrome browser to access data.census.gov: there are issues with the display in Firefox and Safari.
 

Step 1  Go to data.census.gov, type profile in the search box, then click on Advanced Search
step 1


Step 2 
  Select Geographies

in the Browse Filters column, select Geography
in the Geography, select Tract
in the Within (State), select your state
in the Within (County), select All counties, or your county
in the selected County column, select All Census Tracts or one or more individual tracts
click the green Search icon


 

Step 3  Click on the View All Tables icon (on the lower right)

step 3


Step 4 
Click in the left column to select different Data Profile tables.

           Hover your cursor over a data cell to scroll up/down and side-to-side in the table
census zcta step 3


Step 5  Hide/Show data category rows:

             click  >  to show the lower data levels
             click  v  to hide the lower data levels

step 5

 

Three Ways to Find Tract Numbers

I.    If your tract is in Fresno City, you can use this map to identify tract numbers

II.   Search for an address to find a tract number via the Census Geocoder

         Guide to using Census Geocoder for an address search (pdf)
         It isn't pretty, but scroll down in the results and near the end you can find your tract number:
         census tract number via geocoder


III.  Find your tract number using data.census.gov Maps

Step 1   Type your place name dp (for data profile) and click  Search
              Place is the city/town or county, the next larger geographic unit in which
              your tract resides. If multiple places have the same name, add the state.

step 1 type place and dp
 

Step 2  Click on MAPS in the upper left menu
step 2 click on MAPS in the upper left menu

 

Step 3   Click to open the Geographies selection box,
              scroll down the list and select Census Tract
step 3a open Geographies menu

step 3b scroll down and select Census Tract
 

Step 4   Pan and zoom in to your location. Zoom in to see major streets.
             Click on the Select icon in the upper left, then click the map on your location.
             Click Select on the popup box to select the tract.
             You can continue to select multiple tracts in the same way.
             Click the Select icon to toggle back to pan on the map.
step 4

 

Step 5   Click TABLES in the upper left menu to return to the table results view
             and see the Data Profile tables for the selected tract(s).
step 5 return to tables

 

Data Profiles contain commonly needed data from the American Community Survey (ACS) for a variety of social, economic, housing, and demographic characteristics.
These are the main headings of data in each of the four Data Profile tables (DP02 - DP05)

(from the ACS 2018 5-year estimates tables)

Table DP02.  Selected Social Characteristics

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
RELATIONSHIP
MARITAL STATUS
FERTILITY
GRANDPARENTS
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
VETERAN STATUS
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO
PLACE OF BIRTH
U.S. CITIZENSHIP STATUS
YEAR OF ENTRY
WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
ANCESTRY
COMPUTERS AND INTERNET USE

Table DP03.  Selected Economic Characteristics

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
COMMUTING TO WORK
OCCUPATION
INDUSTRY CLASS OF WORKER
INCOME AND BENEFITS
HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE
PERCENTAGE ... BELOW THE POVERTY LEVEL

Table DP04.  Selected Housing Characteristics

HOUSING OCCUPANCY
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
ROOMS
BEDROOMS
HOUSING TENURE
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
VALUE
MORTGAGE STATUS
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME
GROSS RENT
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME

Table DP05.  ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates

SEX AND AGE
RACE
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total housing units
CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION

More information about the ACS