The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation's leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. Read more
Are You in a Survey? Help for Survey Participants
Did the Census Bureau contact you about participating in a survey? This site provides answers about our surveys and who to contact for more information.
American Community Survey (ACS)
The American Community Survey is the premier source for information about America's changing population, housing and workforce.
The Economic Census provides detailed information on employer businesses, including detailed data by industry, geography, and more.
Mission Critical Positions
Information about the mission critical job positions and current vacancies available at the U.S. Census Bureau.
Opportunities at Census Bureau Regional Offices by State
Information about the current field vacancies available at the U.S. Census Bureau Regional Offices.
Student Opportunities Program
The Census Bureau has a number of programs available for students along with research opportunities for the scientific community.
Policies & Notices
The Census Bureau has several policies to ensure the data we collect is protected and your privacy is respected.
FOIA (Freedom of Information Act)
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552, allows any individual or organization access to government records through a FOIA request.
View information about our quality standards and correction procedures for information that does not comply with the guidelines.
Open Government at the Census Bureau
The Open Government Program supports the Census Bureau's core mission through the principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration.
The Census Bureau is committed to writing its documents in plain language.
No Fear Act
The No-FEAR Act covers anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection for federal employees.
All current and recent business opportunities are listed here, except those specifically set-aside for small businesses.
Small Business Opportunities
Opportunites for minority, small, small disadvantaged, 8(a), HUBZone, veteran-owned, service disabled veteran-owned, and women-owned small businesses.
Business Opportunities between $15,000 and $25,000
Information on proposed contract actions expected to exceed $15,000, but not expected to exceed $25,000, are displayed for a period of at least 10 days.