SWRK 565

Resources for Generalist Social Work Practice with Communities

About this Guide

This guide has selected links and resources to help you complete assignments in SWRK 565.

Data Sources

Census data sources:

Other (non-Census) data:

Data Tips


When using Google or another search engine to search for government data or statistics limit your search to .gov sites. For example:

homelessness statistics site:gov


food michigan data site:gov

Data.Census.Gov Help

See more Census Data Gems videos on their YouTube playlist.

How to save time by saving your data searches and results:

How to access data for a neighborhood with multiple census tracts:

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