Bureau of the Census
Learn more about the Bureau of the Census and how it promotes investment through the IIWG
Housed within the Department of Commerce and overseen by the Economics and Statistics Administration, the Bureau of the Census provides statistics and data about the U.S. population, locations, and economy.
Census Bureau data is collected via:
The Decennial Census of Population and Housing (every 10 years)
The Economic Census (every 5 years)
The American Community Survey
Mission: To serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. We honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct our work openly.
The Census Bureau offers webinars, video tutorials, and classroom training on how to use Census data for everyday uses, including business planning, grant proposals and research projects, and much more.
SelectUSA Webinar Series: U.S. Census Bureau
Learn more about the Census Bureau’s online tools, including USA Trade Online (import data), Global Market Finder (export data), and the Census Business Builder (business and demographic data).