The Census Bureau provides publicly available statistics and is the leading source of quality real-time data about the nation’s people and economy--including workforce, population, and housing.
The Census Bureau, as a division of the Department of Commerce, conducts the following:
The National Agricultural Statistics Service, as a division of the Department of Agriculture, conducts a Census of Agriculture every 5 years.
DataFerrett helps you locate and retrieve the data you need and create customized tables, graphs or maps of your data. Provides interactive access to all major Current Population Surveys and supplements as far back as 1992 (years vary by supplements).
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Surveys and reports by the U.S. Census Bureau
A key resource for household information including racial/ethnic information.
An addition to the decennial census, beginning in 1996, provides more in-depth information on communities than in previous censuses
Several major household surveys and programs collect income and poverty data, including the American Community Survey (ACS), the Current Population Survey (CPS), the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE), and the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).
OnTheMap for Emergency Management provides real-time access to a range of detailed U.S. Census Bureau data about the people living and working in areas being affected by hurricanes, floods, wildfires, winter storms, and federal disaster declaration areas.