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U.S. Census Demographic Data: 2010 Census

A guide to finding and using population data from the U.S. Census Bureau

2010 Census Overview

The 2010 Census collected data from all U.S. households on:

  • Sex
  • Hispanic/Non-Hispanic
  • Age
  • Household Relationships
  • Race
  • Housing Tenure (own or rent)


(It did not collect data on socioeconomic, occupational, or educational topics previously gathered from the Census Short Form; for this see the American Community Survey.)

The Decennial Census provides the greatest level of geographic detail. Data are available for the following geographic areas:

Flow chart of breakdown of census data

Census geography hierarchy

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