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Description: Information (searchable by keyword and browseable by subject) from summary data files across cities, towns, counties, states, and other geographic and demographic boundaries, useful for many purposes from allocating representation in legislative bodies to tracking economic and population trends needed for strategic planning. The Kid's Corner FactFinder explains the "what" and "why" of the census, provides facts about home states, and offers quizzes. For detailed statistics about American people and their homes, see the interactive Easy Stats tool, built on selected statistics collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey. Subscribe to CenStats for Web-based interactive search-and-display access to the Annual Survey of Manufactures; Building Permits, Occupation by Sex, International Trade Data; Race and Hispanic Origin; USA Counties; ZIP Business Patterns; and more. CenStore provides information about products sold by the Census Bureau and the U.S. Government Printing Office: CD-ROMs, Computer tapes, Disks, Publications, and Maps.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Multimedia, Public and Government Institutions, Publications
Math Topics: Data Sets, Statistics, Business/Industrial, Economics, Population, Political Science

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