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The complete data set from the 2011 American Community Survey 1-Year release based on 113th Congressional Districts is available for download here

Data Highlights

American Community Survey

This survey provides detailed population and housing information on an annual basis to support programs and policies at the Federal, State, and Local levels.
ACS Congressional Toolkit

Decennial Census

The Decennial Census profiles the people and housing of our nation every 10 years. 2010 Census data are also available for the Island Areas.

Economic Census

The Economic Census profiles the economy every five years from the national to the local level. more »

Federal, State, & Local Governments

Director's Blog

Read John Thompson's commentaries on the 2010 Census, measuring America and the science of statistics.

American FactFinder
American FactFinder provides access to detailed population, housing, economic, and geographic data in the form of tables, maps, and pre-packaged products.

U.S. Population Clock

What's New (Latest News)

2010 Census Congressional District Summary File (113th Congress)  

This update to the 2010 Census Congressional District Summary File released in April includes demographic profiles, quick tables and geographic comparison tables that were not previously available. The summary file can be accessed directly in American Factfinder.

Megacommuters: 600,000 in U.S. Travel 90 Minutes and 50 Miles to Work, and 10.8 Million Travel an Hour Each Way, Census Bureau Reports  

Census Bureau Makes New Congressional Districts and Three Decades of Decennial Data Available in API  

Economic Indicators

View the latest Economic Indicators from the Census Bureau.

Director's Corner

Director Thompson

John Thompson biography, testimonies, and statements.
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Highlights from the Census 2000 demographic profiles and the latest American Community Survey data profiles for the selected geography, condensed into a print ready table. The Fact Sheet also includes links to profiles, ranking tables, thematic maps, and Census briefs.
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Highlights of the 2007 Economic Census condensed into a print ready Economic Fact Sheet, and access to industry-specific Fact Sheets.
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Links to tables and reports covering Foreign Trade and U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services.
Links to tables covering Federal Expenditures, State and Local Government Employment, and Finances.
Additional links to resources at the Census Bureau.
More information about our Congressional Partnership Program for the 2010 Census
Information on how to ensure that everyone in your community is counted
Links to research and tools about the 2010 Census
Links to the 2010 Census multimedia information
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2010 Census
A list of Local Census Offices opened for the 2010 Census