Statistics about Governments – Annual Surveys

A Detailed Portrait of State and Local Government Activities

The Census Bureau provides relevant, comprehensive, uniform, and quality statistics on the characteristics and key economic activities of our nation's nearly 90,000 state and local governments, by conducting censuses and surveys that provide detailed information about their structure, organization, function, finances, and employment. This information reflects social and economic trends, and is of sufficient breadth and depth to support countless economic decisions that impact our nation.

The following information is/will be available in American FactFinder:

  • Annual State Government Tax Collections - get data »
  • Annual State Public Pensions - get data »
  • Annual State and Local Public Pensions - get data »
  • Annual State Government Finances - get data »
  • Annual State and Local Government Finances
  • Annual State and Local Public Employment & Payroll - get data »
  • Annual Public Education Finances - get data »
Source: U.S. Census Bureau   |   American FactFinder