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Government Document Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Census

Answers to frequently asked questions about Government Documents in Purdue Libraries.


  1. Where can I find agricultural census information?  Recent Census of Agriculture resources can be found here. Older reports can be found in the MEL Library or older decennial Census of Population reports are in the HIKS repository.
  2. Where can I find economic census information?  The Census Bureau's economic census resources are accessible here. Paper copies of some of these publications are in the Management and Economics Library (MEL) and in older decennial Census of Population reports in the HIKS Repository.
  3. Where can I find statistics on electronic commerce in the U.S.?  Census Bureau website
  4. Where can I find statistics on U.S. housing building permits?  Census Bureau website
  5. Where can I find U.S. population projections?  Go here!
  6. Where can I find information on poverty in the U.S.?  Poverty

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