Trusting, but verifying the Census

Comparing data When we read facts about the places we live, most often they are taken from census data.

Wisconsin elevations

This chart shows elevations across the state of Wisconsin. To create it, I generated a grid of points at even intervals across the state.

Wisconsin 2016 Presidential Election Dot Map

1 dot for each vote This map shows the results of the Wisconsin 2016 Presidential election.

How Accurate is ACS 5-Year Data?

Census estimates versus municipal full counts Since 2005, the Census Bureau has provided detailed demographic, economic, and property data through its American Community Survey (ACS) program.