United States Census Bureau

Esri provides data from the United States Census Bureau for the United States and Puerto Rico. Census data is updated every 10 years and represents a complete count of the population. Census demographics are point estimates, representing April 1 of the census year.

The Demographic and Housing Characteristics (DHC) file, released in May 2023, provides basic information on population and housing as well as detailed information on the following:

  • Age
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Hispanic or Latino origin
  • Household type
  • Family type
  • Relationship to householder
  • Group quarters population
  • Housing occupancy
  • Housing tenure

Esri has augmented the 2020 Census data with additional data:

  • Hispanic Population by Race
  • Population 18 and under by Race
  • Comparison to key 2010 and 2000 Census measures

For information about purchasing Esri's 2020 Census demographics data as a stand-alone dataset from our data portfolio, contact datasales@esri.com.

Available vintages

2020 Census

2010 Census

2000 Census

Available geographies

See Available geographies.

Update frequency

Decennially (plus annual updates to geographies that are updated annually such as ZIP Codes)


The following document describes the detailed methodology used for 2020 Census data: 2020 Census Esri Methodology Statement; a PDF is available.

Reference documents

Refer to the following reference documents:

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