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Census Research Guide

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

Census Glossary

Census Glossary

Official definitions covering all topics, censuses, surveys and programs.

Census Locators

  • Census Geocode Lookup  Enter street address to locate matching Census tract and Census block numbers.
  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Lookup - The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) - the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

Fields and Variables Glossary

Terms not included in the main Glossary on census.gov.

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