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For a quick way into our resources, see our guide Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely: Remote Learning.

Census (U.S. population and demographic resources/information)

Census Information and Surveys

The U.S. Census Bureau is the leading source of statistical information about the nation’s people. Its population statistics come from decennial censuses, which count the entire U.S. population every ten years, ending in '0.'   Data are used for congressional apportionment and to distribute federal funds to communities.

Other Census surveys/programs of note include:

For background information about the Census, check out:

Easy Ways to Find Statistics and Data

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