Key Census Bureau Publications
A Compass for Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data
A series of handbooks for different audiences providing guidance in understanding and using the American Community Survey.
Encyclopedia of the U.S. census
Publication Date: 2012
Describes the history, politics, and concepts behind the United States decennial census. The economic and agriculture censuses and other surveys taken by the Census Bureau are also identified and discussed.
Industry research using the economic census : how to find it, how to use it
Call Number: Government Documents Reference HC101 .B594 2004
"explains Census concepts, methods, terminology, and data sources in an understandable manner, and assists Census users in locating needed Census data."
Interactive Map: 1910-2010
Population change, density and apportionment over the years.
Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000
Call Number: MSU CENSUS REFERENCE C 3.2:M 46/2
"Provides census questionnaires and instructions for decennial censuses from 1790-2000. It also presents a history of the decennial censuses from 1790 to 2000 and offers individual histories of the U.S. census from the first (1790) to the sixteenth (1940). Later censuses are discussed in more detail."