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Census Research Guide

A guide to understanding and locating data produced by the U.S. Census Bureau

Census Resources at the New Jersey State Library

The New Jersey State Library has statistical reports printed by the Census Bureau back to 1790. Census 1990, 2000, and 2010 information is also available in electronic format on CD-ROM, DVD, and the Internet. The New Jersey State Library also has special New Jersey maps for the 1970-2000 censuses. Most current Census data are primarily available via the Internet at: The library also subscribes to the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. and ProQuest Statistical Insight which provide indexing and selected full-text access back to 1970 for a variety of statistical reports from various agencies.


New Jersey State Library Catalog

New Jersey State Library U.S Census holdings can be found in the State Library's catalog.

To locate and browse U.S Census holdings by subject, add the year or Census decade to United States -- Census:


Research Databases

Census Reference Books

US Documents Collection: Finding Aids

Finding aids to help locate US Documents holdings at the New Jersey State Library

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