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American Factfinder
Access to demographic and economic census information.

Provides access to seven census databases: Building Permits, Census Tract Street Locator, County Business Patterns, International Trade Data, USA Counties, 1990 Public Law 94-171 Data, and Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex.

Census State Population Projections
Provides population projections for all 50 states and the District of Columbia for the years 1995 to 2025.

County and City Data Books
CCDB contains demographic, social and economic variables for U.S. counties, cities, places and states. The 1944 to 1983, 1988, 1994 and 2000 editions are available here.

FFIEC Geocoding System
Allows users to retrieve MSA, State, County, and Census Tract/BNA codes for any street addresses entered into the database.

Integrated Public Use Microdata Samples (IPUMS)
Large downloadable databases of 1850-1990 census data. Site links to IPUMS-USA and IPUMS-International.

Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS)
This form utilizes the 1 percent samples of the Public Use Microdata Samples for the 1990 Census of Population and Housing for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

U.S. Gazetteer
"This gazetteer is used to identify places to view with the Tiger Map Server and obtain 1990 census data. You can search for places, counties or MCDs by entering the name and state abbreviation (optional), or 5-digit zip code.

Last updated by on 11/03/2010