Webinar: An Introduction to StatsAmerica’s Most Popular Tools

  • Last Updated: June 30, 2022
  • Published: June 30, 2022

Register to attend the live training webinar, “An Introduction to StatsAmerica’s Most Popular Tools.."


Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speakers: 
    • Carol Rogers, Director and Chief Information Officer, Indiana Business Research Center, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University 
    • Riley Zipper, Education and Workforce Analyst, Indiana Business Research Center, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University   
  • Learning outcomes: Learning outcomes: In this webinar, you will be introduced to StatsAmerica’s most popular tools, including the Big Radius Tool, Measuring Distress, and Regional Profiles. The Big Radius Tool lets you choose a center point and view data on a radius from 25 to 500 miles from your selection, while Measuring Distress provides indicators of economic distress for counties and census tracts. The Regional Profiles let you view and download data on virtually any place in the United States. Staff will provide a brief demonstration of the tools and show you how to download the data and use it in practice.
  • Webinar Series: Gov Docs 101 is a series of introductory subject webinars on frequently-requested Government information topics. The webinars are designed for newer depository coordinators, however anyone with an interest in the subject may attend.   

Registration confirmation information:
Upon registering, a confirmation email from [email protected] will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. GPO staff will also email your access information the day before the webinar. If you do not receive your login information, please email [email protected].

Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.