There were 90,107 governments in the U.S. in 2012, up from 89,527 in 2007.
Late 2013: Preliminary release of 2012 Census of Government Employment data will be available.
Late 2014: Preliminary release of 2012 Census of Governments: Finance data will be available.
2012 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
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