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United States Census Bureau Statistics: Demographic Data

Research U.S. Census Bureau statistics in this guide including the U.S. Census, American Community Survey and Economic Census.


U.S. Census/ Decennial Cenus

  • Official count of United States population
  • Data useful to "obtain count of U.S. population and its characteristics"
  • Access and search the U.S. census in Data.Census.Gov.

Census Quick Facts

View frequently requested data about the nation, individual states and counties in Quick Facts.

American Community Survey

  • Annual survey that shows "how people live"
  • Useful for study of "social, economic and housing characteristics"
  • Data are estimates based on a sample of the United States population
  • 1-year, 3-year and 5-year data estimates are developed based on area population
  • Access and search American Community Survey data in Data.Census.Gov.