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Did you know can see data changes across years. The legend will allow you to view trends; on the Maps, choose %Ch in the change variable section, while on the Table choose the “View Trends Across Years”. Subscribers can see trends for most US Census datasets, comparing against Claritas 2007 estimates and 2012 projections.
Not all data layers have the options to see a trend across years, but always look at the legend for the %Ch option.
Tables can display trends between more then two time periods. Some dataset will have multiple time periods to trend. In the Tables options, select the View Trends Across Year.
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