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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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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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The functional status (FUNCSTAT) code defines the current functional status of a geographic entity. These codes can be found in the TIGER/Line products, gazetteer files, and other products. The table below describes each code and which geographic entities each code is valid for.
|Functional Status Code||Functional Status Code Description||Associated Geographic Entity|
|A||Active government providing primary general-purpose functions||Consolidated City, County or Equivalent Feature, County Subdivision, Economic Census Place, Place, Nation, State or Equivalent, Tribal Subdivision||A||Active entity (federally recognized entities only)||American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Area|
|B||Active government that is partially consolidated with another government but with separate officials providing primary general-purpose functions||County or Equivalent Feature, County Subdivision, Economic Census Place, Incorporated Place|
|C||Active government consolidated with another government with a single set of officials||County or Equivalent Feature, County Subdivision, Economic Census Place|
|E||Active government providing special-purpose functions||Elementary School District, Secondary School District, Special School Administrative Area, Special-Purpose District, Unified School District|
|F||Fictitious entity created to fill the Census Bureau geographic hierarchy||American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Area, County or Equivalent Feature, County Subdivision, Economic Census Place, Elementary School District, Incorporated Place, Secondary School District, State Legislative District (Lower Chamber), State Legislative District (Upper Chamber), Unified School District, Voting District|
|G||Active government that is subordinate to another unit of government||County Subdivision|
|I||Inactive governmental unit that has the power to provide primary special-purpose functions||County Subdivision, Elementary School District, Incorporated Place, Secondary School District, Special School Administrative Area, Unified School District|
|L||Inactive, nonfunctioning legal real property entity with potential quasi-legal administrative functions||Military Installation, Park|
|M||Active legal real property entity with quasi-legal functions||Military Installation|
|N||Nonfunctioning legal entity||Alaska Native Regional Corporation, American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Area, Congressional District, County or Equivalent Feature, County Subdivision, Economic Census Place, Elementary School District, Incorporated Place, Local/Tribal Legislative District, Secondary School District, Special School Administrative Area, Special-Purpose District, State Legislative District (Lower Chamber), State Legislative District (Upper Chamber), State or Equivalent Feature, Sub-Minor Civil Division, Tribal Subdivision, Unified School District, Urban Growth Area, Voting District|
|S||Statistical entity||American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Area, Block Area Grouping, Block Group, Census Designated Place, Census Division, Census Region, Census Super Tract, Census Tract, Collection Block, Combined New England City and Town Area, Combined Statistical Area, Commercial Region, Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area and Metropolitan Statistical Area, County or Equivalent Feature, County Subdivision, Economic Census Place, Local/Tribal Legislative District, Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area, Metropolitan Division, New England City and Town Division, New England City and Town Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area, New England County Metropolitan Area, Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area, Public-Use Microdata Area (1% Area), Public-Use Microdata Area (5% or 10% Area), Special School Administrative Area, Tabulation Block, Test Census Area (FLD Area), Traffic Analysis Zone, Tribal Block Group, Tribal Census Tract, Tribal Subdivision, Urban Area, Voting District, Zip Code Tabulation Area (Five-Digit), ZIP Code Tabulation Area (Three-Digit)|
|T||Active state-recognized entity||American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Area|