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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.
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The Geographic Support System Initiative will integrate improved address coverage, spatial feature updates, and enhanced quality assessment and measurement.
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Metropolitan and micropolitan areas are geographic entities used by Federal statistical agencies in collecting, tabulating, and publishing Federal statistics.
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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.
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Official audio files from the Census Bureau, including "Profile America," a daily series of bite-sized statistics, placing current data in a historical context.
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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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The Census Bureau's Director writes on how we measure America's people, places and economy.
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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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This section displays data for national security (national defense and homeland security) and benefits for veterans. Data are presented on national defense and its human and financial costs; active and reserve military personnel; and federally sponsored programs and benefits for veterans, and funding, budget and selected agencies for homeland security.
Tables for National Security and Veterans Affairs Section [PDF 2.2M]
490 - National Defense Outlays and Veterans Benefits: 1960 to 2006 [Excel 24k]
491 - Federal Budget Outlays for Defense Functions: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 20k]
492 - National Defense--Budget Authority and Outlays: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 19k]
493 - Military Prime Contract Awards to All Businesses by Program: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
494 - U.S. Military Sales and Assistance to Foreign Governments: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 17k]
495 - U.S. Military Sales and Deliveries by Selected Country: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 19k]
497 - Department of Defense Payroll and Contract Awards--States: 2003 [Excel 38k]
514 - Homeland Security Funding by Agency [Excel 20k]
515 - Homeland Security Funding by National Strategy Mission Area [Excel 16k]
516 - Department of Homeland Security Total Budget Authority and Personnel by Organization: 2004 and 2005 [Excel 21k]
517 - Homeland Security Grants by State/Territories: 2004 and 2005 [Excel 36k]
518 - Coast Guard Migrant Interdictions by Nationality of Alien: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 16k]
519 - Customs and Border Protection (CBP)--Processed and Cleared Passengers, Planes, Vehicles, and Containers: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
520 - Deportable Aliens Located by Border Patrol Program: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
521 - Border Patrol Enforcement Activities: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
522 - Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Investigations Activities: 2000 to 2003 [Excel 19k]
523 - Convictions for Immigration and Naturalization Violations: 2000 to 2003 [Excel 18k]
524 - Department Participations in the Control of Marijuana, Narcotics, and Dangerous Drug Traffic: 2000 to 2003 [Excel 17k]
525 - Prohibited Items Intercepted at U.S. Airport Screening Checkpoints: 2002 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
526 - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Declarations and Expenditures for Disasters: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 16k]
496 - Military and Civilian Personnel and Expenditures: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 17k]
498 - Expenditures and Personnel by Selected Major Locations: 2003 [Excel 20k]
499 - Military and Civilian Personnel in Installations: 2003 [Excel 48k]
500 - Military Personnel on Active Duty by Location: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
501 - Department of Defense Personnel: 1950 to 2004 [Excel 34k]
502 - U.S. Military Personnel on Active Duty in Selected Foreign Countries: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
503 - U.S. Active Duty Military Deaths by Manner of Death: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 17k]
504 - Armed Forces Personnel--Summary of Major Conflicts [Excel 20k]
505 - Military Personnel on Active Duty by Rank or Grade: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 25k]
506 - Military Reserve Personnel: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 23k]
507 - Ready Reserve Personnel Profile--Race and Sex: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
508 - National Guard--Summary: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
509 - Veterans by Sex, Period of Service, and State: 2004 [Excel 33k]
510 - Veterans Living by Age and Period of Service: 2004 [Excel 19k]
511 - Veterans by Sex, Race, and Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2000 [Excel 17k]
512 - Veteran Benefits--Expenditures by Program and Compensation for Service-Connected Disabilities: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 16k]
513 - Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits--Number on Rolls by Period of Service and Status: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
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