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Census Data


Many libraries and related organizations have guides about the census data. The featured libraries are part of the Federal Depository Library Program, and they are known as Federal Depository Libraries (FDLs). Check out the guides' range of topics related to census data.

Community Guides

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2020 Census

University of Maine Library (FDL #0235) 

  • Explore the latest decennial census.
  • Guide's Subjects: 2020, 2020 Census, Census
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Census Basics

Utah State University Library (FDL #0618)

  • See videos, tutorials, and additional information on census data.
  • Guide's Subject: Government Information
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Census Bureau

University of North Carolina Wilmington Library (FDL #0448A)

  • Learn about types of censuses and popular census topics from U.S. and North Carolina census data.
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Census Data and Information

University of Maryland Libraries (FDL #0242)

  • Discover historical census data, including on educational attainment, income and poverty, and housing characteristics.
  • Guide's Subjects: Agricultural Census, Business, Census, Data, Economic, Government Documents, Government Information, Housing, Industry, Population, United States
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Census Research Guide

University of California San Diego Library (FDL #0066B)

  • Delve into decennial census data since 1790, compilations of historic censuses, and raw census data.
  • Guide's Subjects: Census, Government Information, Political Science, Social Sciences, Statistics, Urban Studies, Urban Studies & Planning
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US Census

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library (FDL #0141) 

  • Read about the American Community Survey, Explore Census Data, and more.
  • Guide's Subjects: American Community Survey, Census, Decennial Census, Government Information, Research Data, US Census

Federal Depository Library Directory (FDLD)

The Federal Depository Library Program distributes Government information free of cost to libraries that participate in the program. These libraries have information specialists who can assist your research needs. To find your nearest depository, check out the FDLD

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Disclaimer about Community Guides

Visiting a community guide will direct you to other websites, which may have different privacy policies than the U.S. Government Publishing Office. Also, community guides may feature resources that are not U.S. Government publications or sources, which may not be freely available. Contact the community guide's owner for additional information or assistance.