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Government Information Guide

This guide includes all the other government information guides.

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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What if I have questions about Census data?

Tim Sarko is a U.S. Census Bureau Data Dissemination Specialist for Ohio, and he is happy to answer your questions. He can be reached at or (614) 600-6161.

Denison Libraries, 100 W College, Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: 740-587-6235, email:
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