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Government Information : Business and Economics: Census

Business resources from the Government


The Census Bureau, as a division of the Department of Commerce, conducts:

The National Agricultural Statistics Service, as a division of the Department of Agriculture, conducts:

ADDITIONAL Demographic Statistics

County and City Data Book

County and City Data Book






USA Counties –Some data from the 1980’s; many topics



ZCTAs (ZIP Code Tabulation Areas)  


  • American FactFinder
    Official Census Bureau tool to find statistics. Use "Fact Sheet" for basic tables for cities, counties, and states (tip - select "show more"), or "Data Sets" for advanced features (tip - select "Decennial...
  • Demographic Profiles
    Database from the Census Bureau which contains profiles for states, counties, and cities. Search results are data sets (in pdf) for: General Demographic Characteristics (DP 1) ; Selected Social Characteristics
  • Missouri Census Data Center - Circular Area Profiles
    Easy-to-use interface to find Census data using a point location (latitude and longitude) and radius "values" (i.e., miles) for major Census statistics - population, age, race, household income, educational.
  • State and County QuickFacts
    Key data for state, counties, and selected cities from the U.S. Census Bureau. For additional data for each state, select "browse data sets for..." (located on the right side of the screen, above the...

Census Publications

Surveys and reports by the U.S. Census Bureau

    CENSUS 2010

    American FactFinder (new interface)

    2010 Census Data Products

    Release schedules, descriptions, and geographic areas covered.

    Redistricting Data Click on a state for total population and percentage changes. For county population, click on the county. Georgia population for 2010: 9,687,653.


    Statistical Abstracts of the United States

    2006 - 2010

    2001 - 2005
    1995 - 2000

    1951 - 1994
    1901 - 1950

    1878 - 1900


    Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970

    Part 1 - PDF | ZIP - 52.2 MB
    Part 2 - PDF | ZIP - 66.1 MB

    Historical Statistics of the United States, 1789 - 1945

    PDF - 55.6 MB | ZIP - 55.2 MB

    Historical Census Browser

    1790-1960 - State and county data. From the Univ. of Virginia's Geospatial and Statistical Data Center.



    Use the Population Finder to view population trends for your community.

    city/ town, county, or zip



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