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This research guide has been developed by the librarians at the Evans Library to assist students in their BUS270 course.

U.S. Census

In Explore Census Data (formerly FactFinder) you can obtain data in the form of maps, tables, and reports from a variety of Census Bureau sources. From the Main Page find links to data in American FactFinder and other Census Bureau sites:

New users will find data and maps on the most popular topics for their area by clicking on the following buttons from the Main Page:

  • Fact Sheet for quick access to basic demographic, social and economic data on your city, town, county or state or ZIP Code.
  • People & Housing - Decennial Census of Population and Housing (age, education, income, race and more)
  • Business and Government for data on housing starts, government finances, foreign trade and more.
  • About the Data - Censuses and Surveys to learn more about how the Census Bureau organizes and presents data from many sources
  • Use the Help button at the top of each page to go to specific help for the page you are on, and for more information about the site.