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Using the Census Website: U.S. Census by Decade

This guide will help you understand how to extract demographic and statistical information from the United States Census website

Decennial Census

Census of Population and Housing

The census tells us who we are and where we are going as a nation. The census helps our communities determine where to build everything from schools to supermarkets, and from homes to hospitals. It helps the government decide how to distribute funds and assistance to states and localities. It is also used to draw the lines of legislative districts and reapportion the seats each State holds in Congress.

Click on the links below to route directly to that Census year