Compiles primarily U. S. data from government agencies. Access to more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information for most quantifiable dimensions of American history: population, work and welfare, structure and performance.
This page provides a broad overview of ICPSR's U.S. Census holdings, with an emphasis on the decennial censuses. ICPSR archives and disseminates census data acquired from the United States Census Bureau as well as files prepared by ICPSR and other principal investigators.
Social Explorer is a research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. Currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey. Users can customize, save, print, and email maps and reports and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.