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Frequency of Data
The U.S. Census Bureau collects data at different frequencies:
Decennial (every ten years)
Quinnquennial (every five years)
Quarterly (four times a year)
Variable or Irregular (collection does not follow a set schedule)
United States Census Bureau
Mission: "serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy"
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Types of Data Collected by the U.S. Census Bureau
Demographic Data: information on population, including age, race, gender, ethnicity, location, home ownership and employment
Economic and Business Data: information on the U.S. Economy such as sales, industries, business patterns and the workforce
Government Data: information on federal, state and local governments including budgets and employment
Historical Data: information dating from 1790 to present on demographics, economy and government