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GIS Data: Historical Census Data

Find datasets for GIS mapping applications recommended by the library's subject specialist. It features current and historical data in the library’s collections and in public repositories.

Historic Data on the Internet

    Finding historic census data can be a little difficult. The Census Bureau makes available the data from the 2010 and 2000 Censuses online at American Factfinder. However, they do not provide access to the earlier censuses any longer.