California State Census Data Center Network

The SCDC network is composed of five regional and 36 affiliate centers located throughout the state. Working with the SCDC, these regional and affiliate centers provide census-related products and services to the 58 California counties. Download a list of the SCDC regional and affiliate centers.

The Demographic Research Unit (DRU) regularly conducts meetings and workshops for researchers and program planners interested in census and demographic data. Below you will find the agendas, handouts, and presentations for these meetings.

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To access data from the American Community Survey or 2010 or 2000 Census, click here.

Upcoming Events and Announcements

  • DRU 2020 Census Information Page

    Access it here. You will find details about the Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) program and regional California LUCA workshops scheduled through June 2017. The page will be updated as new information becomes available.

  • October 18, 2018

    2017 American Community Survey (1-year estimates)

    1-Year Estimates Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) File

    1-Year Supplemental Estimates Release on American FactFinder: Detailed Tables

  • December 6, 2018

    2013-2017 American Community Survey (Five-year estimates) Summary Files

    Statistics on demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics for all geographic areas down to the block-group level.

  • January 17, 2019

    2013-2017 American Community Survey (Five-year estimates)

    5-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) file

    5-Year Variance Replicate Estimates

State Census Data Center Network Meetings and Workshops

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  • Meeting Agenda
  • 2020 Census Operations - Albert E. Fontenot, Jr., Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs, U.S. Census Bureau
  • 2020 Census Partnership Program - Michael Hall, Area Regional Census Manager - Partnership Program Los Angeles Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau
  • State Efforts for the 2020 Census - Ditas Katague, Director of Census 2020 - California Complete Count California Government Operations Agency
  • Statewide Outreach and Rapid Deployment (SWORD) Mapping Portal - Jim Miller, Research Program Specialist Demographic Research Unit, Department of Finance
  • In-Office Address Canvassing for the 2020 Census: An Overview of Operations and Initial Findings - Michael Commons, Geographer, Address and Spatial Analysis Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
  • The Future of Data Dissemination at the U.S. Census Bureau - Tammy Anderson, Center for Enterprise Dissemination Services & Consumer Innovation, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Geographic Programs Update: Participant Statistical Areas Program (PSAP) and Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) - Tim McMonagle, Geographic Coordinator, Los Angeles Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Meeting Agenda
  • 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) - Walter Schwarm, Manager, California State Data Center, and Linda Akers Smith and Tim McMonagle, Geographers, Los Angeles Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau
  • 2020 Census Outreach and Challenges - Census Bureau - Jerry Wong, Partnership Specialist, Los Angeles Regional Center, U.S. Census Bureau
  • 2020 Census Outreach and Challenges - California - Walter Schwarm, Manager, California State Data Center
  • LUCA Technical Workshop - Linda Akers Smith and Tim McMonagle, Geographers, Los Angeles Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Meeting Agenda and Speaker Biographies
  • Geographic Programs Update (Geography Support System Initiative (GSS-I), Local Update of Census Addresses Program (LUCA), Redistricting Data Program, Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS)) - Linda Akers Smith, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Decennial Update (Research and Testing) - James Christy, U.S. Census Bureau
  • American Community Survey Update (Content Review, American FactFinder Replacement, Microdata Analysis System (MAS)) - Lia Bolden, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Challenges with Enumerating Group Quarters (College Group Quarters, Jails (State Prison Realignment)) - Doug Kuczynski, Estimates, Demographic Research Unit
  • Population Projections (Current Data Series, Review of Data Sources and Methods) - Ethan Sharygin, Projections, Demographic Research Unit

SCDC Workshops

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Network Affiliate Workshops

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Census Bureau Workshops, Videos, and Webinars

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Tech Talk, Tips, Tricks, and Links

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