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United States Census Data: Other Surveys

A comprehensive guide to information produced by the Bureau of the Census

American Housing Survey

The American Housing Survey is sponsored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. The survey is the most comprehensive national housing survey in the United States, containing information about region, tenure, quality, value, age, size and more.

Search for data and create custom table HERE

American Business Survey

The American Business Survey is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, and provides annual data on select economic and demographic characteristics of employer businesses.

Create custom queries or download tabular data HERE

Annual Survey of Manufacturers

The Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) provides sample estimates of statistics for all manufacturing establishments with one or more paid employee.

Download and visualize data HERE

Census of Government

The Census of Governments identifies the scope and nature of the nation's state and local government sector; provides authoritative benchmark figures of public finance and public employment.

Download tables and more HERE

County Business Patterns (CBP)

The County Business Patterns survey is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. This series includes the number of establishments, employment during the week of March 12, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll.

Find data HERE

Current Population Survey (CPS)

The Current Population Survey (CPS), sponsored jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is the primary source of labor force statistics for the population of the United States.

Find data HERE

Economic Census

The Economic Census provides tools and information to help businesses respond and learn more about the data. 

Find data HERE

International Programs

The International Programs project provides information about demographic, economic, and geographic studies of other countries and strengthens statistical development around the world through technical assistance, training, and software products.

Find a wide range of information HERE


Metro and Micro Areas

The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delineates metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas according to published standards that are applied to Census Bureau data.

Find data HERE


Population Projections

Population projections are estimates of the population for future dates. They are typically based on an estimated population consistent with the most recent decennial census and are produced using the cohort-component method.

Small Area Income and Poverty

Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program produces single-year estimates of income and poverty for all U.S. states and counties as well as estimates of school-age children in poverty for all 13,000+ school districts.

1. Data Set: SAIPE State and County Estimates
Description: Year, FIPS code, County Name with State abbrev., Popualtion universe, population in poverty, percent, 90% confidence interval
Percent Living in Poverty 
Years: 1989-2016
Population:  Divided by age group
Geography:  United States (no territories) State and County-level analyses.
Table downloads and exportable map visualizations.
2. Data Set:  SAIPE School District Estimates


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