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American FactFinder
Use this data access tool for looking up a variety of Census Bureau statistics, including information from the Decennial Census, American Community Survey, Economic Census and Population Estimates Program.

County Business Patterns and Demographics Interactive Map
This map provides the total number of establishments, annual payroll, and total employees for a county, along with the number and percent of total businesses across 20 industry sectors such as, manufacturing, retail trade and health care and social assistance. Additionally, the map displays several top 10 lists, including the top 10 counties with the most full-service restaurants and the top 10 states with the most hotels. More information: County Business Patterns

The map also includes demographic and housing information from the 2010 Census, such as sex, age, race, Hispanic origin and housing tenure and occupancy. More Information: 2010 Census Press Kits

Economic Indicators
This page contains more information about the economic indicators found on the census.gov dashboard, including the current press release, archived releases and historical time series.

Voting and Registration Statistics
Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of Congressional and Presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS).

Quick Facts
Using the Quick Facts, you can quickly get to a factsheet about your state, county or city. The factsheet shows demographic information, social characteristics and business statistics.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014