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Major Census Publications

Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1878-

  • Summary data from many government sources
  • Index at back of volume
  • Onliine Editions
    • Ref. HA 202.S8 (current edition)
    • Docs C 3.134: 1893- 
    • Gov Docs CD-ROM C 3.134/7:

County and City Data Book, 1949-1988.

  • Docs C 3.134/2:C 83/2/1949-
  • Docs CD-ROM C 3.134/2:C 83/2/1988-2000

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book, 1979-

  • Ref. HA 202.S84 (current ed.)
  • Docs C 3.134/5: (earlier eds.)

Historical Statistics of the United States,
Colonial Times to 1970

Current Population Survey

  • Docs C 3.186:
  • Employment; Earnings; Education;
    Geographical Mobility; Income; Industry
    and Occupation; International Comparisons;
    Labor Force; Household Characteristics; Poverty; Race; etc.