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Census Data

New American Factfinder. Great place to begin. 

Census briefs using data from the 2010 Census. Topics include age, sex, race, housing, and congressional apportionment.

1940 Census. Also read some interesting facts about the 1940 Census on the U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore's blog.

Georgia Census data, mostly county-specific.

Lost on the U.S. Census page? Try the AskCensus feature.

See the Georgia Statistics System of the University of Georgia for state-specific statistics.

BEARFACTS provides a snapshot of personal income data by state. Link from here to more detailed information by general industry categories and locality.

Immigration statistics are available from the Dept. of Homeland Security.

Check County Business Patterns for economic data specific to Fulton County or the Atlanta metro area.

Circular area profiles from the Missouri Census Data Center.

Older Census: The University of Virginia Library's Historical Census Browser. Examine state and county topics for individual census years or over time and generate maps. The U.S. Census page contains a listing of reports released for each decennial census, together with links to any that have been made available online.  The National Historical Geographic Information System at the University of Minnesota provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2011. 

The Ivan Allen, Jr. Reference Department on the second floor of Central Library downtown has older census tabulations (not individual Census pages) in paper format back to the first Census. Access images of individual Census pages from any library branch using Ancestry Library Edition. 

The Statistical Abstract, a quality source of government-collected data since 1879, is now privately published. Access it in book form in the Ivan Allen, Jr. Reference Department on the second floor of Central Library downtown, or see the government-published digitizations online on the Census page. Search the catalog to find library branches that own the recent commercially-published versions.

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