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This guide lists key sources of Census data covering both the latest releases from the current 2000 Census and data going back to 1790. Print and electronic sources are included.

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This guide provides links to primarily online versions of Census data. There are many additional tools to find current and historic data in addition to open access mapping tools.

Census News

SEPT. 16, 2021 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2020 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File to states and the public in an easier-to-use format. Read more >> 

AUG. 12, 2021 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional 2020 Census results showing an increase in the population of U.S. metro areas compared to a decade ago. Read more >> 

For more sources about 2020 Census, please visit Find 2020 Census Data guide.

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