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what kind of surveys do the cencus bureau conduct between the one that is given every ten years

The U.S. Census Bureau counts every resident in the United States every 10 years. This is called the Population and Housing Census and it’s mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution. 

But the Census Bureau also collects other data on a more frequent basis. The Economic Census and Census of Governments are conducted every 5 years. The American Community Survey takes place every year. There are also other demographic and economic surveys that occur more frequently than once every 10 years.

Learn more about the Census Bureau and the data it collects.

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