The Census Bureau is part of the Department of Commerce. It administers the Decennial Census every ten years to count everyone in the U.S. and collects data using modern estimates and sampling methods. Census data includes information on topics such as agriculture, business, housing, manufacturing, population, trade, and transportation.
- Data.census.gov is the Census Bureau’s interface for finding data.
- The Idaho Department of Labor administers the Idaho State Data Center (SDC) partnership with the Census Bureau.
Guides and Indexes to Census Publications
Census Bureau Catalogs
- U.S. Census Bureau Catalog and Guide
- Dubester, Henry J.; U.S. Bureau of the Census. Catalog of United States census publications, 1790-1945. Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950. Electronic copy from the Census Bureau, September 1952. https://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/catalogues/CensusCatalog1949.pdf
- Dubester, Henry J.; U.S. Bureau of the Census. Catalog of United States Census Publications: 1790-1972 (PDF) Washington, D.C., 1974. http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/catalogues/CensusCatalog1790-1972.pdf
- Dubester, Henry J.; U.S. Bureau of the Census. Catalog of United States Census Publications, 1790-1945., Electronic copy from HathiTrust http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001767435
- 1872 to 2012: Chief of the Bureau of Statistics, Treasury Department. Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1879-2012.
- 2013 to present: ProQuest statistical abstract of the United States. Lanham, Maryland: Bernan, 2012-. Volume 1 was the 2013 edition.
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