The Kentucky State Data Center (KSDC) is the state’s lead agency in the U.S. Census Bureau’s State Data Center Program and Kentucky’s official clearinghouse for Census data.  The State Data Center program was initiated by the U.S. Census Bureau in 1978 in order to facilitate the dissemination of Census data to data users across the state and to provide a vehicle for user feedback to the Census Bureau.


KSDC’s mission is to empower data users with comprehensive, accurate and timely information.


The Kentucky State Data Center’s Core Responsibilities are:

  • Program administration
  • Data dissemination
  • Data analysis and technical assistance
  • Promotion of Census Bureau products
  • Training and education
  • Assistance with Census operations
  • Participation in annual meeting