Analyzing Southern California
Demographic Analysis Workshop
San Diego: January 11th, 12th or 13th (9:00
Anaheim: February 2nd, 3rd or 4th (9:00 am - 4:00
Please Note: This is a one day workshop. Participants choose
one day to attend.
San Diego: New
Horizons Training Center 7480 Miramar Road, Bldg B, Suite 202 San Diego,
Anaheim: New Horizons Training Center 1900 S. State College Blvd.
100 Anaheim, CA
$249 - Credit Cards,
Purchase Orders accepted
Register online at www.urban-research.info
or call us at 877.241.6576.
Southern California Demographic Analysis Workshop will
you to extract, query, download, analyze, and map Census demographic data
communities in Southern California (Note: Participants may use their
community in exercises-all techniques are directly transferable to other
communities). Such data can provide grant writers, social researchers and
community planners with powerful tools for analyzing community changes.
is a streamlined, "hands on" workshop where each participant works on
own computer throughout the day.
This workshop also provides an
introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which includes a
discussion of GIS trends and common uses, where to easily obtain mapping
files, a demonstration of the map browser ArcExplorer (included with your
materials), hands on practice making basic maps online and suggestions
making effective maps. See a detailed description
Materials include: A comprehensive
workbook that includes the workshop presentation, exercises, reference
materials and a valuable Demographic Data Resource CD. This CD includes
GIS tools such as ArcExplorer and several shapefiles for all communities
the United States. Materials also include a 60 day trial version of
9.0, a leading GIS software. Also included is the 2003 US Statistical
which includes an extensive selection of statistics for the United
with selected data for states, metropolitan areas and cities.
- Teach you to extract, query, download, analyze, map
present 2000-1990 Census of Population and Housing and 2003
American Community Survey data that includes Poverty,
Age, Housing, Language and Transportation;
- Teach you to construct a Local Community Change
The Profile is comprised of key demographic variables and customized
Southern California communities (participants may use their own
- Teach you analytical, demographic and spatial analysis
techniques including commonly used mathematical formulas to transform
data into compelling information;
- Teach you about Census geography including common
such as working with non-Census boundaries, analyzing change over time
despite boundary changes and how to use new mapping functionality
built in to American Factfinder;
- Provide you with exceptional materials that you can
immediately to assist with social research and analysis.
Los Angeles Regional Center (Los Angeles 2003)
be a valuable tool to add to my skills arsenal. I'm excited about
what I have learned to the grant writing process."
City of Garden Grove (Los Angeles 2004)
was absolutely excellent, and I'm kind of hard to please in training.
you very much!"
Southern California Association of Non-Profit
Housing (Los Angeles 2004)
"It was very
helpful and a good way to refresh myself on using Census data and
UCLA (Los Angeles
"Wonderful. I learned a lot that I can take back to my
organization and do community-based work."
City and County of
Francisco Dept Public Health (San Francisco 2003)
"Great class, so
useful information and resources!"
City of Berkeley
(San Francisco 2003)
"Great learning experience. I am
this knowledge back to work!"
New Urban Research, Inc. (formerly
SmartGirl Technologies, Inc.) is a social research company located in
Portland, Oregon. For more information about the workshop, who we
and what we do, check out our website at www.urban-research.info.
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