The Census Bureau serves 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. We are guided on this mission by our strong and capable workforce, our readiness to innovate, and our abiding commitment to our customers.
What Data We Collect & When
Population & Housing Census — every 10 years
Economic Census — every 5 years
Census of Governments — every 5 years
American Community Survey — annually
Our many surveys — both Demographic & Economic
Economic Indicators — each indicator is released on a specific schedule, see the Economic Indicator Calendar