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U.S. Census: 2010 Census


Use QuickFacts to easily locate a population and economic profile for nation, states, counties, and places.

Tables bring together data from multiple sources, including American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, County Business Patterns, Economic Census, Building Permits, and more.

Decennial Census Reports

Census of Population and Housing


Links to PDFs of decennial census reports from 1790 - 2010.

Summary Files

Summary File 1

Summary File 1 tables provide the most detailed counts available so far from the 2010 Census, including cross-tabulations of age, sex, households, families, relationship to householder, housing units, detailed race and Hispanic or Latino origin groups, and group quarters. The statistics are available for a variety of geographic areas, with most tables available down to the block or census tract level.

Summary File 2

The Summary File 2 tables add a new layer of detail — making information, such as age, relationship and homeownership available for specific race and ethnic groups within a community.

Community Facts

Community Facts - Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community.

American FactFinder offers the option Community Facts. Search for the name of a town, county, state, etc. Then select from the most popular data sources.

Go to Community Facts webpage.


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Using American Factfinder

Demographic profiles (DP) provide data on several topics.

Other tables present one or two topics.

2010 Census Reports

2010 data are being made available in a series of releases.

Note that the “long form” data included in previous censuses are not included in
the 2010 Census.

2010 Questions

For the 2010 Census, 10 questions were asked of every person and housing unit in the United States. Information is available on:

  • Age
  • Hispanic or Latino origin
  • Household relationship
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Tenure (whether the home is owned or rented)
  • Vacancy characteristics

State Population Profile Maps

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