US Census Bureau

Economic Indicators

Other Reports

The US Census Bureau provides numerous reports and robust datasets on several aspects of the United States as a country. In addition to administering the countrywide census, the Census Bureau publishes economic indicators, business surveys, and trade reports. The reports can be broken down into the following topics. A more specific sub-topic list can be found here:
          Age and Sex
          Business and Economy
          Emergency Preparedness
          Hispanic Origin
          Income and Poverty
          International Trade
          Population Estimates
          Public Sector
          Voting and Registration

Census of Population and Housing - "Also known as the Population and Housing Census, the Decennial U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years. The data collected by the decennial census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities." (Updated every 10 years)

Economic Census - "The Economic Census is the U.S. Government's official five-year measure of American business and the economy for planning and key economic reports, and economic development and business decisions." (Updated every 5 years)

Census of Governments - "The Census of Governments occurs every five years since 1957, for years ending in "2" and "7." It identifies the scope and nature of the nation's state and local government sector; provides authoritative benchmark figures of public finance and public employment; classifies local government organizations, powers, and activities; and measures federal, state, and local fiscal relationships." (Updated every 5 years)

The Census Bureau administers over 100 other surveys. The full list in alphabetical order can be found here.

Data - Access data through products and tools including data visualizations, mobile apps, interactive web apps and other software. Features the Census Bureau's specialized data aggregator, "American Fact Finder." (Updated periodically)

Library - Census Bureau collection formats include audio, video, mobile apps, images, and publications. (Updated periodically)

Calendar - Official calendar that keeps track of publication releases including economic indicator reporting to the exact time. 


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