Resources for Researching Your Hometown

Mapping the 2010 Census

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendia program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products—the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book. To access the most current data, please refer to the organizations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract.

Sources of Mutiple Statistics

These sources deal primarily with Massachusetts. If you want an understanding of the relationship between your town and and the united states in general, browse the Census 2010 site for nationwide as well as state specific figures or use the Statistical Abstract link listed below.




Using American Factfinder


Levels of Census Geography

Census Geography