Statistical reports issued by the U.S. Census Bureau from 1790 to the present are available for use at the New Mexico State Library. This includes the Decennial Census of Population, Economic Census, and Census of Agriculture. Statistics for the United States, New Mexico, all other states, cities, counties and smaller census geographies are available.
Decennial data collected by the U.S. Census varies from Census to Census, but population, age, sex, race, income, poverty, earnings, occupation, education, housing characteristics, disability, birthplace, ancestry, families, households and language are among the topics covered in decennial census reports. Explore data gathered in the 2010 census
The Economic Census profiles the US economy every 5 years from the national to the local level.
Click here for a description of the ways that businesses, policy makers and researchers use data from the Economic Census.
The New Mexico State Library participates as a Co-ordinating Agency in New Mexico's The State Data Center Program.
In addition to Census maps for 2000 and LandView products on CD-Rom, the State Library has a collection of full sized block and tract maps for the 2000 and 1990 Census. Block maps for 1980 are available on microfiche.
Historical Federal decennial census schedules for genealogical research
Southwest Special Collection - Research Materials - National Archives microfilm
Questions about using American Fact Finder, the Census Bureau web site, the New Mexico State Library Census Collection and the State Data Center program can be directed to the reference staff (505) 476-9702.