Census Data Workshops Presented by CMAP

Census Products for Urban Planning (CPUP)

CMAP will host its annual hands-on workshops introducing U.S. Census data use for urban planning, (CPUP).  The primary goal of the CPUP program is to take the mystery and confusion out of navigating the U. S. Census Bureau website. Data users accomplish this through guided hands-on experience using the website. There are two parts to each program. First is a general introduction to the U.S. Census website. The second portion features more specific census data by topic areas shown below.

     December 13, 2017 – OnTheMap 

     January 17, 2018 – Geography, Maps & Data

     February 21, 2018 – Housing

     March  21, 2018 – Poverty

     April 18, 2018 - Health

     May 16, 2018 – Medley (detailed data for variety of topics)

Attendees are expected to either bring their own laptop or borrow one of three laptops available from CMAP free of charge on a first come, first served basis. Preregistration is required. All presentations will be held from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at CMAP, (233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606).
Community leaders, municipal planning staff, volunteers and private sector planners could find the workshops useful practical. Contact Jon Hallas, (jhallas@cmap.illinois.gov or 312-386-8764, for more information or to RSVP

2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA)

The 2020 Local Update of Census Addresses is the only opportunity offered to local government to review and comment on the U.S. Census Bureau's residential address lists prior to the 2020 Census. Municipalities should participate to help ensure an accurate census count, and fair and accurate funding, based on that count. Refer to these resources for more information about LUCA, contact Linda Gray of the Chicago Regional Office via email at linda.ki.gray@census.gov or phone at (639) 288-0259.