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U. S. Economic Census and Related Publications

Posted: Feb 17, 2012

Overview To Top


Search Engines and Compendia To Top

The following indexes and search engines from the US Government provide access to Economic Census as well as other government publications.

  • Historical Statistics of the United States : Earliest Times to the Present / Susan B. Carter.
    Location in Folsom Library:
    Ref HA202 .H57 2006 Volumes 1-5 Main Floor

Finding Business Data from the Census Bureau To Top

The Economic Census profiles the US economy every 5 years in years ending in 2 and 7. The Census Bureau also publishes a variety of business data on an annual, quarterly, or monthly basis. For links to the latest Business Data, click here.


Surveys Between Censuses To Top

The Census Bureau publishes surveys that provide data on the United States' social and economic conditions. These surveys cover the time periods between publication for both the Economic Census and the Housing and Population Census.


Guide to 2012 Economic Census


2002 Economic Census To Top

  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) used in most tabulations for 2002.

1997 Economic Census To Top

  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) used in most data tabulations for 1997.
  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) used in most tabulations for 1997.

1992 Economic Census To Top

  • Data classified based on Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.

E-Stats To Top

  • Measuring the Electronic Economy: E-Stats Internet site devoted exclusively to "Measuring the Electronic Economy." It features recent and upcoming releases, information on methods, classification systems, and

Historical Censuses To Top

  • Historical Statistics of the United States : Earliest Times to the Present / Susan B. Carter.
    Location in Folsom Library:
    Ref HA202 .H57 2006 Volumes 1-5 Main Floor

Census of Governments To Top

The Census of Governments is taken at 5-year intervals in years ending in 2 and 7. This census covers three major subject fields - government organization, public employment, and government finance.


Census of Agriculture To Top

The Census of Agriculture is the most comprehensive source of data portraying our Nation's agriculture. From 1840 to 1920 the Census of Agriculture was taken every 10 years. Since 1925 the census has been taken about every 5 years. The 2007 Census of Agriculture is the Nation's 27th census.


Classification Codes To Top


State Data Centers To Top

  • State Data Centers Cooperative program between the states and the Census Bureau
  • Makes data available locally to the public through a network of state agencies, universities, libraries, and regional and local governments.

Citing Government Publications To Top



Prepared by: Colette O. Holmes, Management Librarian, Folsom Library, holmec@rpi.edu

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