Introducing a new way to navigate by topics. Access the latest news, data, publications and more around topics of interest.
Our population statistics cover age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, migration, ancestry, language use, veterans, as well as population estimates and projections.
This section provides information on a range of educational topics, from educational attainment and school enrollment to school districts, costs and financing.
We measure the state of the nations workforce, including employment and unemployment levels, weeks and hours worked, occupations, and commuting.
Our statistics highlight trends in household and family composition, describe characteristics of the residents of housing units, and show how they are related.
Health statistics on insurance coverage, disability, fertility and other health issues are increasingly important in measuring the nation's overall well-being.
We measure the housing and construction industry, track homeownership rates, and produce statistics on the physical and financial characteristics of our homes.
The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and regulations governing the reporting of exports from the U.S.
The U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the Federal, state and local governments as well as voting, redistricting, apportionment and congressional affairs.
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Geography provides the framework for Census Bureau survey design, sample selection, data collection, tabulation, and dissemination.
Geography is central to the work of the Bureau, providing the framework for survey design, sample selection, data collection, tabulation, and dissemination.
Find resources on how to use geographic data and products with statistical data, educational blog postings, and presentations.
The Geographic Support System Initiative will integrate improved address coverage, spatial feature updates, and enhanced quality assessment and measurement.
Work with interactive mapping tools from across the Census Bureau.
Find geographic data and products such as Shapefiles, KMLs, TIGERweb, boundary files, geographic relationship files, and reference and thematic maps.
Metropolitan and micropolitan areas are geographic entities used by Federal statistical agencies in collecting, tabulating, and publishing Federal statistics.
Find information about specific partnership programs and learn more about our partnerships with other organizations.
Definitions of geographic terms, why geographic areas are defined, and how the Census Bureau defines geographic areas.
We conduct research on geographic topics such as how to define geographic areas and how geography changes over time.
Visit our library of Census Bureau multimedia files. Collection formats include audio, video, mobile apps, images, and publications.
Official audio files from the Census Bureau, including "Profile America," a daily series of bite-sized statistics, placing current data in a historical context.
Infographics include information on the Census Bureau's history of data collection, our nation's veterans and the American Community Survey.
Read briefs and reports from Census Bureau experts.
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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.
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Explore Census data with interactive visualizations covering a broad range of topics.
Learn how we serve the public as the most reliable source of data about the nation's people and economy.
Information about the U.S. Census Bureau.
Information about what we do at the U.S. Census Bureau.
Our researchers explore innovative ways to conduct surveys, increase respondent participation, reduce costs, and improve accuracy.
Our surveys provide periodic and comprehensive statistics about the nation, critical for government programs, policies, and decisionmaking.
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Explore the rich historical background of an organization with roots almost as old as the nation.
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Information about the current field vacancies available at the U.S. Census Bureau Regional Offices.
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.
Profile America is a daily, 60-second feature that uses interesting vignettes for that day to highlight information collected by the Census Bureau.
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See what's coming up in releases and reports.
This section presents a variety of information on the physical environment of the United States, starting with basic area measurement data and ending with climatic data for selected weather stations around the country. The subjects covered between those points are mostly concerned with environmental trends but include related subjects such as land use, water consumption, air pollutant emissions, toxic releases, oil spills, hazardous waste sites, municipal waste and recycling, threatened and endangered wildlife, and the environmental industry.
Tables for Geography and Environment Section [PDF 1.5M]
359 - National Ambient Air Pollutant Concentrations: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 32k]
360 - National Air Pollutant Emissions: 1970 to 2002 [Excel 26k]
361 - Air Pollutant Emissions, by Pollutant and Source: 2002 [Excel 25k]
362 - Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases by Type and Source: 1990 to 2002 [Excel 31k]
372 - Environmental Industry Revenues and Employment, by Industry Segment: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 213k]
373 - Threatened and Endangered Wildlife and Plant Species--Number: 2005 [Excel 60k]
347 - Land and Water Area Of States and Other Areas: 2000 [Excel 202k]
348 - Total and Federally Owned Land by State: 2003 [Excel 38k]
349 - Land Cover/Use by Type: 1982 to 2002 [Excel 26k]
350 - Developed Land by Type: 1982 to 2001 [Excel 24k]
351 - Land Cover/Use by State: 1997 [Excel 30k]
352 - Extreme and Mean Elevations--States and Other Areas [Excel 40k]
363 - Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Recovery, and Disposal: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 160k]
364 - Generation and Recovery Of Selected Materials In Municipal Solid Waste: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 31k]
365 - Curbside Recycling Programs --Number and Population Served by Region: 1995 to 2001 [Excel 18k]
366 - Toxic Chemical Releases and Transfers by Media: 1998 to 2003 [Excel 28k]
367 - Toxic Chemical Releases by Industry: 2003 [Excel 48k]
368 - Toxic Chemical Releases by State: 2003 [Excel 33k]
369 - Hazardous Waste Sites On The National Priority List by State and Outlying Area: 2004 [Excel 202k]
370 - Federal Funding for the Superfund, Brownfields, and Related Programs: 1995 to 2005 [Excel 28k]
371 - Hazardous Waste Generated, Shipped, and Received by State and Outlying Area: 2001 [Excel 21k]
353 - U.S. Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats by Type: 1986 and 1997 [Excel 29k]
354 - Flows of Largest U.S. Rivers--Length, Discharge and Drainage Area [Excel 24k]
355 - U.S. Water Withdrawals and Consumption Use Per Day by End-Use: 1940 to 2000 [Excel 34k]
356 - Water Withdrawals, by Source, Type, and Use Per Day--States and Other Areas: 2000 [Excel 79k]
357 - U.S. Water Quality Conditions by Type of Water Body: 2000 [Excel 57k]
358 - Oil Spills In U.S. Water--Number and Volume: 1998 to 2001 [Excel 29k]
374 - Tornadoes, Floods, Tropical Storms, and Lightning: 1993 to 2003 [Excel 19k]
376 - Highest and Lowest Temperatures by State Through 2000 [Excel 28k]
377 - Normal Daily Mean, Maximum, and Minimum Temperatures--Selected Cities [Excel 43k]
378 - Highest Temperature Of Record--Selected Cities [Excel 83k]
379 - Lowest Temperature Of Record--Selected Cities [Excel 48k]
380 - Normal Monthly and Annual Precipitation--Selected Cities [Excel 46k]
381 - Average Number Of Days With Precipitation Of 0.01 Inch Or More--Selected Cities [Excel 49k]
382 - Snow and Ice Pellets--Selected Cities [Excel 55k]
383 - Sunshine, Average Wind Speed, Heating and Cooling Degree Days, and Average Relative Humidity--Selected Cities [Excel 61k]
375 - Major U.S. Weather Disasters: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 41k]
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