Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data
Historic Statistics of the United States, 1790-1970
Compiled to observe the U.S. Bicentennial celebration in 1976 (in Government Documents physical collection)
United States Historical Census Browser
Hosted by the University of Virginia Library, it covers 1790-1960
--to determine the distribution of Congressional seats to states--
Find out about the 2010 Census Redistricting Data Program.
--to make decisions about what community services to provide
For example, changes in your community are crucial to many planning decisions, such as where to:
--Census data affects how funding is allocated to communities for:
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