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U.S. Census Data

Finding data and statistics from the United States Decennial Census and American Community Survey.

Citing Census Data


Point readers to raw data by providing a Web address (use "Retrieved from") or a general place that houses data sets on the site (use "Available from").

General Format

Author/Rightsholder. (Year). Title of data set (Version number) [Description of form]. Retrieved from http://

Author/Rightsholder. (Year). Title of data set (Version number) [Description of form]. Location: Name of producer.


United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2008). Indiana income limits [Data file]. Retrieved from

United Nations Statistics Division. (2008). Gender Info 2007. [Data file]. Retrieved from

Economist Intelligence Unit. (2012). EIU CountryData. [Data file]. London: Economist Intelligence Unit.