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2007 Census of Governments

The Census of Governments 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.

The data are available by:

  • level of government (state, local, or state and local combined),
  • type of government (state, county, city, township, special district, school district), and
  • category of governmental activity (more about governmental activities).


Lists & Structure of Governments


Government Employment & Payroll

  • Statistics on the number of federal, state, and local government civilian employees and their gross payrolls.
  • Summary Tables:


Government Finance

Revenue, spending, assets, and debt for:


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census of Governments | 1(800) 242-2184| govs.cms.inquiry@census.gov |  Last Revised: September 11, 2013