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Census & Demographic Data

Use this guide to identify appropriate sources for population and census data.

Economic data programs

The US Census Bureau carries out several economic data collection programs such as the Economic Census, Annual Survey of Manufactures, and County Business Patterns.

Access Census Bureau's economic programs data tables.
Access Census Bureau's economic programs data sets.

Economic Census

The Economic Census is the U.S. Government's official measure of American business and the economy. Use this index to access information about the Economic Census from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Guide to Historical Economic Census Data: Created by Princeton University Library, this incredibly in-depth guide links to where to get economic census data back to 1810. The call numbers and resources are for items owned by Princeton, George Mason University Libraries owns many of these resources, too. Just ask for help and we'll point you in the right direction.