Government Resources · Census


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.
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.
Census,Data.Gov - Explore Census Data
Comprehensive gateway to data/statistics published by the United States Census Bureau, including population and economic data.
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.


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.


County Business Patterns Tables
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.
OKI Regional Council of Governments (Maps & Apps)
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
Covers several decades of statistics on Cincinnati neighborhoods, focusing primarily on areas of social needs.