Skip to Main Content

Census Basics: Understanding Census Data

Census Geographies Hierarchy

The census is based on a hierarchy of geographies. Moving from smallest to largest those geographies are blocks, block groups, census tracts, counties, states, divisions, regions, and the nation.

Guidance & Handbooks

Your Librarian

Profile Photo
Jen Kirk
Merril-Cazier Library, Lower Level, Room 012
(435) 797-8033

FDLP Designation

“This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)”

FDLP Regional Depository Logo