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.
The Impact of Manufacturing Credentials on Earnings and the Probability of Employment
We examine the association between industry credential attainment and improved labor market outcomes.
Metropolitan Segregation: No Breakthrough in Sight
2020 Census data show persistent trends in segregation since 1980: high but declining for blacks, lower but unchanging for Hispanics and Asians.
Has Toughness of Local Competition Declined?
Toughness of local competition has declined over the last decades.
2016 Planning Database
View and download the 2016 Planning Database.
2015 Planning Database
View and download the 2015 Planning Database.
2014 Planning Database
View and download the 2014 Planning Database.
Business Formation Data Tables
The Business Formation Statistics (BFS) provide quarterly data on business applications and business formations by state and nationwide.
Business Application Data Tables
The Business Formation Statistics (BFS) provide quarterly data on business applications and business formations by state and nationwide
BDS Firm & Establishment Characteristics Data Tables
The BDS uses longitudinal information on firms and establishments to generate measures of business dynamics and job flows.
Disclosure Avoidance for the 2020 Census: An Introduction
In this handbook, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Disclosure Avoidance System is described in the context of the 2020 Census Redistricting Data Summary File.
Center for Economic Studies Research Report: 2020
The annual report of the Center for Economic Studies, 2020.
Number, Timing, and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2016
This report uses data from major U.S. Census Bureau demographic surveys to provide a comprehensive look at current and earlier marital patterns in the U.S.