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Census Data Online
U.S. Census - Explore Census Data tool
Provides access to detailed tables and maps for population, housing, and businesses.
Economic Statistics for U.S., states, metro areas, counties, and cities. Published every five years (2002, 2007, 2012, etc.) for every industry (NAICS).
Census 2010 data presented in such a way that it can be understood by the novice user. Included are charts and trends, maps, population rankings and information on segregation
Historic Census Data
In addition to the links below, often an advanced google search of the Census website is useful. Simply search Google for your key terms along with site:census.gov.
Apps, Tools, & Data Visualization
Census Infographics & Visualizations
An interactive visualization of data from the 2010 decennial census.
find quick tables on things like state and county population and business data, building permits, international trade data and housing data.
A data analysis and extraction tool to customize federal, state, and local data
a web-based mapping and reporting application that shows where workers are employed and where they live. It also provides companion reports on age, earnings, industry distributions, race, ethnicity, educational attainment, and sex.
Find even more tools and apps at census.gov/data/data-tools.html.
Using data.census.gov to find Census data
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