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Government Information: Census

Research Guide for Government Information resources

Census Guide

See also the online guide: Census and Demographics

Census 2020

Be counted! Please respond to Census 2020 - by phone ; by mail ; online -- more at:




Census 2010

Census 2000

Historical Census

While much is online from the Census Bureau, researchers may need to go to a National Archives (NARA) location for microfilm.  The National Archives at Atlanta is is in nearby Morrow, GA (5780 Jonesboro Rd., on the campus of Clayton State Univ.). Its visitor hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5:00pm. NARA's microfilm catalogs may be useful to peruse before a visit.  The Georgia Archives are at 5800 Jonesboro Rd (also on campus of Clayton State Univ.).  Visitor hours (as of March 2017):  Tues.-Sat., 8:30am-5:00pm.

The Library subscribes to Ancestry Library edition database (from and ProQuest), which has census population schedules up to 1940 - with names    Search tips and more info. :

Social Explorer (library has one seat license for GT-authenticated users - please "sign out" after use.

Genealogy charts are on the National Archives site

Here are specific links to Census Bureau pages for Georgia: