U.S. Census Data and Statistics
The United States Census Bureau provides data about the nation’s people and economy. Every 10 years, it conducts the Population and Housing Census, in which every resident in the United States is counted. The agency also gathers data through more than 100 other surveys of households and businesses every one to five years. You can explore the results of the surveys or find popular quick facts.
Frequently Requested Statistics from the U.S. Census
Get population and demographic information about the country, individual states, and more:
- View the latest QuickFacts statistics and estimates for the most popular topics.
- Zoom in and sort data from the 2010 Census with the Interactive Population Map.
- See U.S. and world population estimates changing live with the Population Clock.
- View age and sex data to understand population change over time.
Research U.S. Census Survey Results
Explore a variety of data:
- Examine data by community (such as city or zip code) across many different surveys.
- Focus on the data and research from the 2010 Census.
- Review all of the surveys and their data conducted by the Bureau:
- Surveys of households
- Surveys of businesses
Other Popular U.S. Census Information
- Use U.S. Census data for genealogical research.
- Census population data is used to divide the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives among the 50 states.
- Curious about whether a request you received to participate in a U.S. Census Bureau survey is real?
- Learn how to avoid scams that claim to be from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Find out how to contact the U.S. Census Bureau to confirm the validity of requests for information.