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What is American FactFinder?

American FactFinder

American FactFinder is the primary way to access data from the Decennial Census, the American Community Survey, the Puerto Rico Community Survey, the Economic Census, the Population Estimates Program and Annual Economic Surveys.

Information from these censuses and surveys is mostly presented in table format. In American FactFinder you can find, view, modify and download these tables.

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What Data American FactFinder Provides

The Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year. Data from the following surveys and censuses are available in American FactFinder:

  • The American Community Survey
  • The American Housing Survey
  •  Annual Economic Surveys
    • Annual Survey of Manufactures
    • Business Patterns
    • Nonemployer Statistics
  • The Annual Surveys of Governments
  • The Census of Governments
  • The Commodity Flow Survey
  • The Decennial Census
    • The Decennial Census of the Island Areas
  • The Economic Census
    • The Economic Census of the Island Areas
    • The Survey of Business Owners
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation
  • The Population Estimates Program
  • The Puerto Rico Community Survey

For more information about these surveys and censuses visit:


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