Government Resources · Census

Federal

American Community Survey
Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau that provides statistical profiles of American communities. Good source of information for local economic developers and government officials.
American Fact Finder
Basic search tool for census data from the decennial census, economic survey and American Community survey.
CenStats Databases
Searchable census databases covering statistics such as buildings permits, county business patterns, international trade data, and more.
Census of Agriculture
Source of uniform data on number of farms, land use, agricultural production, and operator characteristics for each county, state, and the country. Census data from 2002, 1997, and 1992 is available.
Economic Census
Data from the most recent United States economic census.
Geographical Mobility/Migration (Census Bueau)
Census Bureau site detailing movement of people within the United States from one place to another.
Historical Census Browser
Population statistics from 1790 through 1960 census data.
Population Reference Bureau DataFinder
Reports and statistical summaries related to world population studies. The site arranges data by topic (aging, education, etc.), region (Europe, Latin America, etc.) and country.
U.S. Census Bureau
Official site offering comprehensive coverage of economic and demographic data.
U.S. Census Bureau - Poverty
Poverty statistics, reports, and related information.

State

Office of Research (Ohio Development Services Agency)
Online reports documenting major Ohio employers, industries, county profiles and foreign corporations in Ohio. Also includes population and demographic statistics.

Local

County Business Patterns
Economic profiles of counties and states for employment, payroll, and number of establishments by industry. Also includes Metro Business Patterns and Zip Code Business Patterns.
County-Level Population Data
Provided by the Economic Research Service of the USDA, this site also provides percent population change statistics from 1990 to the present by State or County.
Government Information Sources for Small Geographic Areas
Resources compiled by Miami University for researching local demographics.
Hamilton County Data Center
Source for demographic and economic statistical reports on the Tri-State region, including demographic data for Cincinnati neighborhoods.
OKI Regional Council of Governments
Data for Cincinnati TriState area on land use, transportation systems, and regional economic development. Numerous maps on demographic and economic features of the region, such as transportation patterns, land use, and population.
Social Areas of Cincinnati
Website based on the book, The Social Areas of Cincinnati (4th edition) covering 30 years of data on Cincinnati neighborhoods, 1970-2000.