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Social Work Resources: Statistics

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Census Bureau Data Online

The Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year. By law, no one is permitted to reveal information from these censuses and surveys that could identify any person, household, or business.  The documents listed below, and much more, are available at the census website.

  • The Decennial Census collects data every 10 years about age, sex, race, housing units and more for the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
    The American Community Survey is a nationwide survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing.
  • The Puerto Rico Community Survey is the equivalent of the American Community Survey for Puerto Rico.
  • The Economic Census profiles the U.S. economy every 5 years, from the national to the local level and by detailed industry and business classification.
  • The Population Estimates Program publishes estimated population totals for the previous year for cities and towns, metropolitan areas, counties, and states.
  • The Economic Census