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:
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 are 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. For example, instead of trying a search for "education statistics," try something more specific like "campus security statistics" or "graduation rates."
Federal Government Data and Statistics
These federal agency programs collect, analyze, and disseminate statistical data and information:
Internal Revenue Service Statistics of Income examines tax returns to report on such things as sources of income, exemptions, use of medical savings accounts, migration and geographic data, tax information on foreign corporations controlled by U.S. parent corporations, exports, international boycotts, and investments and activities in the U.S. by foreign persons.