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New Jersey State Library Census Holdings

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. is the U.S. Census Bureau’s New Data Dissemination Platform Tutorials

Data Gems: a series of "how-to" videos available for data users who are looking for an easy and quick way to enhance their knowledge of Census data.

DATA GEMS: How to Select Your Area to Access Data Using
NOVEMBER 04, 2019
Description: Selecting your area is one of the most important steps of every data search. Check out this data gem to learn three easy options to select geographies on

DATA GEMS: How to Access Race Data on
OCTOBER 18, 2019
Description: Want to access Census Bureau data by race? Discover how to find population totals and characteristics across race groups using the advanced search on

DATA GEMS: How to Access Data about the Hispanic Population on
OCTOBER 18, 2019
Description: Looking for Census Bureau data on the Hispanic population? Learn tricks to easily access this information using

DATA GEMS: How to Access an American Community Survey Data Profile about Your Community using
OCTOBER 01, 2019
Description: Looking for data about your community? Learn an easy way to access social, economic, housing, and demographic statistics for your selected area or multiple areas on

DATA GEMS: How to Customize and Download Tables Using
SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
Description: Do you know how to customize and download tables using Discover easy tricks to customize your view, and learn how to the download the data in two different formats.


Print Resources

United States Bureau of the Census - Finding Aides

Census Blog

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