Links to Census-related web sites. Clicking the link(s) will open up new tabs in your browser.
Census Bureau web sites and blogs
- Census Bureau’s homepage (census.gov). A good place to start.
- American FactFinder (factfinder.census.gov). Where to obtain census data.
- American Community Survey (ACS) (census.gov/acs)
- ACS Compass Handbooks (census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/guidance/handbooks.html)
- Decennial Census Questionnaires (The “short form” and the “long form”) from 1790 to 2010 (www.census.gov/history/www/through_the_decades/questionnaires/)
- ACS Questionnaires (1996-2017) (www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/methodology/questionnaire-archive.html)
- ACS Public Use Microdata Sample
- ACS PUMS Data (www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/data/pums.html)
- ACS PUMS Documentation (www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/technical-documentation/pums.html)
- DataFerrett (dataferrett.census.gov) An alternative to American Factfinder? And so much more….
- Census Bureau Blogs (newsworthy bits and pieces)
- Director’s Blog (www.census.gov/newsroom/blogs/director.html)
- Random Samplings Blog (www.census.gov/newsroom/blogs/random-samplings.html). Analysis of census data by Census Bureau experts
- Research Matters Blog (www.census.gov/newsroom/blogs/research-matters.html)
Census-Related web sites (Non-Governmental Organizations)
- The Census Project (thecensusproject.org) An important site for census stakeholders, data users, and the general project.
- American Community Survey Data Users Group (acsdatacommunity.prb.org) A consortium of data users, hosted by the Population Reference Bureau.
- Census Reporter (censusreporter.org) Great site for journalists, and others, to access census data
Page last updated: March 9, 2017