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A survey is a method of collecting and analyzing social, economic, and geographic data. It provides information about the conditions of the United States, states, and counties.
The 2020 Census marked the 24th count of the U.S. population and the first time that households were invited to respond to the census online.
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 is the official five-year measure of American businesses providing comprehensive statistics at the national, state, and local levels. Follow the 2022 Economic Census release schedule for additional information.
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American Time Use Survey (ATUS)
Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE)
National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS)
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)
National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG)
National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR)
New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (NYCHVS)
Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS)
Residential Finance Survey (RFS)
Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units (SOMA)
Telephone Point of Purchase Survey (TPOPS)
Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS)
American Housing Survey (AHS)
Current Population Survey (CPS)
American Community Survey (ACS)
Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
School District Review Program (SDRP)
Statistics in Schools
Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage (DCDL) Project
National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH)
Economic Census of Island Areas (IA)
Advance Monthly Retail Trade Survey (MARTS)
Annual Survey of Public Employment & Payroll (APES)
Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES)
Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS)
Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM)
Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS)
Building Permits Survey (BPS)
Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS)
Business Expenses Supplement (BES)
Commodity Flow Survey (CFS)
Value of Construction Put in Place Survey
County Business Patterns (CBP)
Current Industrial Reports (CIR)
Economic Census (EC)
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Survey
Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS)
Manufactured Homes Survey (MHS)
Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Survey (M3)
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Monthly Retail Trade Survey (MRTS)
Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey (MWTS)
Quarterly Financial Report (QFR)
Quarterly Services Survey (QSS)
Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)
Service Annual Survey (SAS)
Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB)
Survey of Business Owners (SBO)
Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (VIUS)
Census of Governments (COG)
Survey of Construction (SOC)
Foreign Trade Statistical Program
Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization (QPC)
Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE)
Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS)
Annual Business Survey (ABS)
Business Formation Statistics (BFS)
Report of Organization
Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders (M3UFO) Survey
Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS)
Business and Professional Classification Survey (SQ-CLASS)
Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS)
Business Trends and Outlook Survey (BTOS)
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.
Explore Census Data
This new platform on data.census.gov is based on overwhelming feedback to streamline the way you get data and digital content from Census Bureau.
Data Tools and Apps
Find information using interactive applications to get statistics from multiple surveys.
My Congressional District
Access selected statistics about your Congressional district collected through the American Community Survey (ACS) and County Business Patterns (CBP).