US Census Bureau

Use

Data can be searched with advanced options and downloaded. Extremely refined and detailed help tools enable users to easily locate and retrieve the desired data. Well designed site, despite some excessive quantity of information

Searchability

Data can be searched with advanced options in different sections of the website along with specific search help tools

Downloading

Data can be dowloaded in various formats (pdf, html, ascii, xls, ppt) and manipulated through the provided softwares

Navigational Aids

Many and detailed help tools facilitate orientation. A clear site map, a highly-refined FAQ feature, and an A-Z subject browsing and search also help navigation. Technical support in specific website's areas is also provided

User Friendliness

The website is well structured and organized. Nevertheless an extremely dense homepage and the relevant quantity of materials may slow orientation and data retrieval