Citing the Census
From Alfred University:
- Government web site: start with the government entity (U.S.; New York) then indicate name of agency (U.S. Census Bureau; New York. Department of Labor.)
- Organization: use the name of the organization as author if document does not have a personal author(s)
- Date: Use date of publication, or date of last revision. If no date is listed use (n.d.)
- Title of source: Italicize; identify geographic area in question.
- Date accessed: Use date you accessed the source
- URL: Use url that will take the reader directly to the source. If the url must be broken, do it after a slash or before a period. Do not use a hyphen.
- Capitalization: Capitalize only the first word of the title of the source and any proper nouns.
- Double space entry; second and subsequent lines are indented
- For more information link to: http://web.alfredstate.edu/library/Citation%20style%20new.htm
U.S. Census Bureau. (2007, January 12). State & county Quickfacts: Allegany County, N.Y. Retrieved January 25, 2007, from http://quickfacts.census.gov.
U. S. Census Bureau. (2000). Profile of selected social characteristics: Allegany County, N.Y. Retrieved January 25, 2007, from http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/QTTable?_bm=y&-qr_name=DEC_2000_SF3_U_DP2&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF3_U&-_lang=en&-_sse=on&-geo_id=05000US36003.
U. S. Census Bureau. (2000). American FactFinder fact sheet: Allegany County, N.Y. Retrieved January 17, 2007, from http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/