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Our researchers explore innovative ways to conduct surveys, increase respondent participation, reduce costs, and improve accuracy. They analyze the data we collect and uncover trends that give us a deeper understanding of our complex society.


Administrative Records

View information on Administrative Records for Research at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Behavioral Science Methods

The Center for Survey Measurement (CSM) conducts research on questionnaire design and evaluation.

Big Data

Learn how the U.S. Census Bureau is using new types of data and analysis to improve and strengthen our statistics.

Data Science

View information on Data Science for Research at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Disclosure Avoidance

Learn more about areas of statistical disclosure control, confidentiality, and disclosure limitation.

Federal Statistical Research Data Centers

The Federal Statistical System Research Data Centers are partnerships between federal statistical agencies and leading research institutions.

General Economic Research

View information on General Economic Research at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Mortality Disparities in American Communities (MDAC)

Research database on 2008 American Community Survey respondents and a follow-up of mortality outcomes through 2015.


View information on Paradata for Research at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Restricted-Use Data

Access to confidential data is available to qualified research projects.

Statistical Research

CSRM conducts research on statistical design, modeling, and analysis methods for the Census Bureau's data collection, analysis, and dissemination programs.

Time Series and Seasonal Adjustment

Seasonal adjustment is the estimation of the seasonal component, followed by their removal from the time series.

Working Papers




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