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The U.S. Census Bureau's mission "is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy." Use this tag for data collected and/or published by the US Census Bureau.

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Units in Structure - Census

When assessing the US census data's housing characteristics by occupied housing, it provides a breakdown by Units in Structure. My question is should I look at the total units in a 2 unit apartment ...
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Does Population estimates in American Community Survey 5-Year Data (2009-2017) includes international migration as well?

Does Population estimates in American Community Survey 5-Year Data (2009-2017) includes international migration as well? or is it based on residence status.
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Trying to link ZIP code to core-based statistical area

I have a dataset downloaded from the IRS reporting AGI by ZIP code (link: irs.gov). However, I'm interested in tying each ZIP code to statistical areas (whether it's [a] primary statistical area, [b] ...
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Calculating MOE for Net Migration

I'm trying to replicate how the ACS calculates their MOEs for Gross Migration and NetMigration from the latest 2013-2017 County-to-County Migration flow data. I followed their guidance/methodology for ...
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US Interracial Marriages

I'm trying to find data that: is from the US AND from 1980 AND somewhat recent (within ten years) AND Interracial Marriages--Race/Ethnicity of the two people involved I'm trying to look on the ...
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Census Tracts for Puerto Rico

I'm looking for digital data for Puerto Rico. Specifically census tract shapefiles from the 1990 & 1980 census. TIA
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Is there a way to get all counties in an MSA?

Is there a way to get the list of all counties that are part of an MSA/CBSA? According to this hierarchy, I don't see an obvious way: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/blogs/random-samplings/2014/07/...
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Why does the Census API not return fields/vars when it says it should?

I am trying to retrieve the unemployment data for various US metros. The fields I am interested in are: DP03_0009E DP03_0009M DP03_0009PE DP03_0009PM I know these fields exist as I am to query the ...
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Consumer Expenditures by Census Tract

Does anyone know how to source Consumer Expenditures (CEX) by Census Tract? I know that the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers CEX by Metropolitan Area and Region but I can't seem to figure out how ...
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Statistics dealing with parents' misfortunes, as parents

What percentage of parents see their child born with a serious illness, see their child develop a serious illness, or see their child die, throughout their lifetime? Thanks.
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Where can I find a list of cities within each county?

I found some lists for some states, e.g. https://georgia.gov/municipality-list, but not for all counties in the US...
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ACS - Census Block Groups with 0 households?

I'm looking through some ACS data on # of households by block group in Santa Clara County. Block Group 2, Census Tract 5002, Santa Clara County, California has 0 households, despite having a ...
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US Population/Housing Data?

I'm looking for population and housing data for the USA at the city-wide level. The 2010 Census page has this information available: http://www.census.gov/2010census/popmap/ipmtext.php?fl=06:0667000#...
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Seeking US public school serving area boundaries

I am trying to get the serving area for public schools in US. I can get a lot of KML from the census website at https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-kml.html However, it only has school ...
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Search population, zipcode by city from US census API

I am trying to fetch zip code, city name and population in a single file from this api, But can't get it right. Below one gives me population per city, but no zipcode https://api.census.gov/data/...
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List of data sources at the state, county and zip / zcta level

I am trying to compile a list data sources - excluding the US Census - that cover the continental US at the state, county and ZIP/ZCTA level. Any help would be appreciated. Additional details: I ...
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How can I get a full list of US Zipcodes with their associated names/CSAs/MSAs/lats/longs?

Is it possible from government sources? I've found a website that will sell the data, but I know all the data is out there for free, I just need to find it. I've been looking through Census.gov, but ...
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Average Gross Rent

I need an aggregate value for rent using a collection of Census Tracts from the American Community Survey 5-year estimate. The universe for Aggregate Gross Rent (B25065) is listed as "Renter-occupied ...
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Mapping PUMA codes to county

I'm looking for a mapping between PUMA codes (Public Use Microdata Area from the American Community Survey) to county. UMichigan has this mapping (linked from this), but there's no date so I'm not ...
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Vital statistics of the United States (early 20th century)

The US census bureau published annual volumes in its series "Vital Statistics of the United States" between 1890 and 1930. Each report is available as a pdf here: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/...
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Area income data for percentiles other than the median?

I'm looking for data similar to the Area Median Income, except that provides information about other percentiles. For instance, what are the 10th or 90th percentiles of income in my county? I saw ...
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Crosswalk between FIPS codes and Wikipedia articles about U.S. Census Places

The English Wikipedia includes an article for nearly every U.S. Census Place. Has anyone published a crosswalk from FIPS codes of these places to Wikipedia urls? Is this something that would be ...
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Precinct Name Change Across Time

I am looking for one or several sources that record changes in precinct names across time in the US (at least after the 2000s). I have looked on individual states' webpages, as well as other website ...
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US Income datasets at the Census Tract / Block Level

I am currently using www2.census.gov to get demographics data from the census and was wondering if there was a similar source that could offer me blocks / census tract level data on income. I would ...
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Harvey Hurricane Disaster Area Data Sets

Looking for following Datasets for an ArcGIS Project Damage Area affected by Hurricane Harvey Recover centers per damaged areas for Harvey Hurricane Population data before Harvey for affected areas ...
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2000 Census Population by Block

I'm trying to get population data from the 2000 Census at the block level for the state of Colorado. This can either be as a shapefile or as a table along with a shapefile containing the 2000 block ...
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I'm trying to get a KML file for the Lorton CDP (Lorton, VA)

I suspect that this information is available at the Census Bureau. It seems like something they ought to have. I spent some amount of time there, but can't locate exactly where they keep it. I found ...
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ACS vs. CPS vs. PEP vs. Census

I am very new to census analysis/survey analysis so please forgive my ignorance. I am interested in MOST data/information about the U.S.A. population. Demographic information like breakdown by age, ...
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Obesity/Inactivity Data at a census tract level

Looking for obesity/inactivity data for adults at a census tract level for the state of California. Any good sources? Preferably in a format that can be uploaded to arcdesktop.
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Demographics by Zipcode

Is there a way to get the ethnic breakdown (within limits) on a zipcode basis in the US? I was looking at this census data but its insanely hard to parse. Where kind I find data that is more easily ...
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mean/median age for each US zip code

I need a table that will map each US zip code to either the mean age or the median age of the population in that zip code. I see that https://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/asrh/2015 provides ...
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How to work around or resolve a Census.gov IP-Blacklist?

I've recently been IP blacklisted from Census.gov. To dispel any possible doubt, I'm a developer using PostGIS. And a contributor to the project. When I try to access Census.gov, I'm getting Access ...
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Trying to locate US Census Shapefiles for all MSA's (Metropolitan & Micropolitan Statistical Areas)

I've been rooting around at the US Census Dept's Tigerline Shapefile download area through the web portal here: http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles2013/main And have been pretty successful ...
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Cost living or CPI (consumer price index) by city in de US

I'm looking for data on cost of living per city from official U.S. sources. So far I've only been able to find this data for states or counties like the following to examples: Living Wage ...
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Yearly population projections for the fifty American states till 2050

I'm looking for population projections for the fifty American states (yearly up till 2050). Are these available online, or in any academic papers? Thanks. I've found the following two sources; the ...
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Census County Commuter Flow Data?

I've been banging my head on this, and I'm just not having a lot of luck. I've been using the Census' American Fact Finder to try and find it, but I'm not seeing it. What I need is to be able to ...
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How to find address from the Census Blocks Code?

I have Census Blocks Code data (15 digits code) and need to get corresponding street names and addresses in NYC. What is the best source of such information?
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How and where can I get data on US census block data by city and state?

I am overwhelmed looking through dead ends on the US census website. Could someone that has solved this puzzle tell me where I can get the demographic and shapefile data? Race and income are my ...
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Search population by city from the US census API

I'm interested in know the population by city, but I'm not finding that option on the API. Then, what I'm considering is to use the zipcodes to do make the mapping, that information seems to be ...
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U.S. Census CBP Employment by year at aggregate U.S. level

I'm analysing employment by U.S. CBSA in the period 2001-2014, based on U.S. Census CBP data. I'd like to obtain aggregate employment in the U.S. (50 states+DC) based on CBPs. Since CBSA data is ...
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Is there a crosswalk between U.S. Census 1990 SF3 and 2000 SF3?

Is there a source that compares the tables from the U.S. Census 1990 SF3 and 2000? Something like the data provided in this Census 2000 to ACS5 comparison tool. Some information is provided by ...
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Where can I find county-level land area?

I'm looking for U.S. county-level land area (sq. miles) per 1990's. The U.S. Census provides gazetteer files for 1990, 2000, and 2010. I need data from 1950-1980. Where can I find this data? This is ...
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Seeking census religious data by block group in New Jersey?

Where can I find religious census block group data for New Jersey (NJ)? I am fairly certain this data is on american factfinder but I am unable to find it. My plan is to join to a NJ block group ...
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Where is ZCTA/CBSA relationship file for 2016?

I am looking for the updated ZCTA to CBSA Relationship files. I can only find one for 2010, but there is a Tiger2016 ZCTA...where is the updated relationship file? Or is there another way to find this ...
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Looking for ways to estimate average household sizes based on their incomes (US census data)

The US census provides the population of households within a given area (say, census tract) making a certain amount of money per year (ACS T056). So if I were to be tasked to determine the population ...
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When do Census Tracts get their boundaries adjusted?

I'm curious as to when the 2020 US Census Census Tract geometries actually get adjusted to account for any changes. I know they're semi-permanent, but that can indeed change from year to year. We ...
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Is there an American Community Survey dataset that provides individual-level data at the census tract level?

I am hoping to estimate the number of five year-olds below various poverty thresholds by census tract. The ACS definitely asks these questions individually, but no data source I've found can provide ...
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Are there any US Census columns that can give me information about rents with respect to the size of housing units? (bedroom, sf, etc)

The US Census department provides a fair amount of data on rents within areas. Median Gross Rent, Average Gross Rent, you've got the normally bands of rents ($800-$999, $1000-$1249, etc). But these ...
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Data with Revision/Version (Versioning) History?

I'm looking for data set with entry values being corrected, and those correction are documented with previously incorrect values available as well. This can be in the form of errata, diff files, or ...
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Mapping PUMA Codes to TIGER/line shapefiles

I downloaded PUMA mapping shapefiles for California from TIGER/line and am able to use R packages maptools, mapproj, and ggplot2 to plot maps of California with each PUMA outline as a border. My goal ...