Work with interactive mapping tools from across the Census Bureau.
Collection of audio features and sound bites.
The Census Bureau packages data and information into easy-to-understand visuals.
Browse Census Bureau images.
Read briefs and reports from Census Bureau experts.
Watch Census Bureau vignettes, testimonials, and video files.
Read research analyses from Census Bureau experts.
Developer portal to access services and documentation for the Census Bureau's APIs.
Explore Census Bureau data on your mobile device with interactive tools.
Find a multitude of DVDs, CDs and publications in print by topic.
These external sites provide more data.
Download extraction tools to help you get the in-depth data you need.
Explore Census data with interactive visualizations covering a broad range of topics.
How we provide the best mix of timeliness, relevancy, quality, and cost for the data we collect.
Learn about other opportunities to collaborate with us.
Explore the rich historical background of an organization with roots almost as old as the nation.
Explore prospective positions available at the Census Bureau.
Explore Census programs targeted for particular needs.
Discover the latest in Census Bureau data releases, reports, and events.
The Census Bureau's Director writes on how we measure America's people, places and economy.
Find interesting and quirky statistics regarding national celebrations and major events.
Listen to audio files on fun facts, historical figures, and celebrations of the month.
Find media toolkits, advisories, and all the latest Census news.
See what's coming up in releases and reports.
The Local Update of Census Addresses Program (LUCA) is a partnership program established by Congress through the enactment of Public Law 103-430 (The Census Address List Improvement Act of 1994). This Act amends Title 13, United States Code, to improve the accuracy of census address lists, by adding Section 16 to Chapter 1. Section 16 directs the Secretary of Commerce to assist efforts to ensure the accuracy of censuses and surveys by publishing standards defining the content and structure of address information which local units of general purpose government may submit to be used in developing a national address list; to develop and publish a timetable for the Census Bureau to receive, review, and respond to submissions of information before the decennial census date; to provide for Census Bureau responses back to local units of general purpose government with respect to their submissions in which the Census Bureau specifies its determinations regarding such information and the reasons for such determinations; and to provide officials who are designated as LUCA liaisons by a local unit of general purpose government with access to census address information for the purpose of verifying the accuracy of the address information and with an explanation of duties and obligations concerning confidentiality as defined under Section 9 of Title 13. In addition, the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, acting through the Chief Statistician and in consultation with the Census Bureau, developed a LUCA appeals process for those local units of general purpose government which desired appeal determinations of the Census Bureau. The LUCA program began in January 2007 when the Census Bureau mailed pre-invitation letters and LUCA information booklets to Tribal, State, and local governments and terminated on March 31, 2010 when the 2010 Decennial Census LUCA Appeals Staff, a temporary Federal entity set up by the OMB to administer the appeals process, concluded its review of appeal submissions. More information can be found at http://www.census.gov/geo/partnerships/luca_overview.html