Data are facts on people, places and business collected in censuses and surveys and through administrative records (e.g., birth certificates). The results released based on these data collections are often called statistics.
The sources of the data published on census.gov are the Census Bureau and other federal agencies, if applicable.
The Census Bureau offers a wide variety of data resources, largely microdata, for applied social science research.
Not looking for research data products or microdata? Quick Facts provides summary profiles showing frequently requested data items from various Census Bureau programs. Profiles are available for the Nation, states, counties, and places. Quick Facts also provides links to more detailed information.
Data files, for public use, with all personally identifiable information removed to ensure confidentiality. Users analyze, extract, customize and publish stats.
Research Data Tables
Stats displayed in columns and rows with title, ID, notes, sources and release date. Many tables are in downloadable XLS, CVS and PDF file formats.