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U.S. Census Guide: Home

Overview of current and historic census data resources in print and online format available via Milner Library at Illinois State University.

About the Census Bureau

The Census Bureau conducts nearly 100 surveys and censuses each year. Data from current surveys and censuses are available online in American FactFinder. Learn more about the Census history.


Data access tool that provides simplified look and interface to find current Census Data.

Census Interactive Maps

Interactive population maps allow users to explore data from the 2010 Census, including comparing your community to other cities and counties across the country.

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS USA)  

Series of representative samples drawn from the U.S. censuses of 1850 to 2000 and the Puerto Rican censuses of 1910 to 2000.

Subject Guide

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