Data and Statistics about the United States

Find data about the U.S., such as maps and population, demographic, and economic data.

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 over 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:

Research U.S. Census Survey Results

Explore a variety of data:

Other Popular U.S. Census Information

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Find Data and Statistics from the Government

Many government agencies have statistical information on a wide range of topics. You may need to do further research to find out which agency has the information you're looking for or can help you find it.

Remember, keywords are important when doing a search. Make sure your keywords can help narrow down the search results. Instead of trying a search for "education statistics," try something more specific like "campus security statistics," or "graduation rates."

Federal Government Data and Statistics

There are principal statistical agency programs that collect, analyze and disseminate statistical data and information. These programs include:

You may also search a federal government agency's website to see what types of statistical information they provide. Find the U.S. government department or agency you want to search.

State/Local Government Data and Statistics

State and local government agencies also compile and maintain statistical information. Contact a state or local government for more information:

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Maps

The National Map offers mapping products from federal, state, and local partners on a variety of topics, such as recreation, environmental resources, scientific analysis, and emergency response.

Additional maps of interest are available at the following links:

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