January 17, 2022

Reference: Six New Features Now Live on American FactFinder Database

U.S. Census announced several new features today to the American FactFinder database.

Here’s a List of What’s New:

1. Ability to copy/paste URLs for bookmarking
2. Ability to hide all instances of a dimension on a table (i.e. Margin of Error)
3. Ability to download .csv files with single line headers for better compatibility with statistical software (i.e. ArcGIS, SAS)
4. Ability to preserve simple table modifications (Hide, Collapse, Filter) when downloading files in .csv format
5. Ability to select all Metropolitan and/or Micropolitan Statistical Areas within the United States
6. Ability to create maps for Data Profiles and Quick Tables
About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.