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Statistical Abstract of the United States  

County and City Data Book  

American Community Survey  "The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year -- giving communities the information they need to plan investments and services."

American factfinder Fast access to Information


The University of Minnesota Library's Government Publications Census webpage, under Statistics, provides a link to Sources of Data Files

Historical Census Browser

Census of Population and Housing

1940 Census: Official 1940 Census Website  The 1940 census records were released by the US National Archives April 2, 2012, providing full access to the census images, maps and descriptions. The Getting Started tutorial explains how to use the site. 

 New 1940 Census website

 National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)  "The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2011."


Minnesota State Demographic Center

Minnesota Center for Health Statistics

Minnesota Compass      "Minnesota Compass is a social indicators project that measures progress in our state, its seven regions, 87 counties and larger cities. Compass tracks trends in topic areas such as education, economy and workforce, health, housing, public safety, and a host of others. " 

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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Data Center:

Profiles of health and environmental data for Minnesota counties:



Bemidji, City, Website:

Bemidji Community Profile: , Community Profiles tab, Select Locally, Bemidji

Beltrami County Profile: , Community Profiles tab, Select County, Beltrami

Beltrami County Website:  About Beltrami County (under Government tab)

Community Information:

County and City Data Book:

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