Census Resources

2020 Census

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.

2020Census.gov
The official website of the 2020 Census. Get the facts about the census, learn how to respond, why your answers matter, and read about privacy and security.

Practice Census Form
Developed by the New England Literacy Resource Center. Helpful for familiarizing yourself with the form.

General Resources

Explore Census Data
Quality data about the nation's people and economy. Includes population, housing, economic, and geographic data.

United States Census Bureau
Official statistics on people and the economy.

Quick Facts
Statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Poverty
Census information about poverty in the United States.

Historical Census Information

Decennial Census of Population and Housing
Census information and data for 1790 through 2010.

Minnesota Demographics & Census Information

Minnesota State Demographic Center
Demographic information about Minnesota.

Minnesota State Census Index
Index to Minnesota State Census records. 1849 - 1905.

Metropolitan Council Data & Maps
Key information about the Twin Cities region, including census, forecasts and estimates, community profiles, and reports.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Neighborhoods
Trends and data by neighborhood, including population, housing, and employment.

Print Resources

Population Census Collection
Documents from the Census of the Population and the Census of Population and Housing. Most are available at the George Latimer Central Library.

Documents not available at George Latimer Central Library may be available from the Census Bureau website or at the University of Minnesota's Wilson Library.

The Central Library also has a large collection of Census documents that cover topics other than those listed. Please ask a librarian for assistance.

Many Census Publications are also available online.

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