Decennial Census and Demographic Surveys

Economic Censuses and Surveys

Linked Business and Household Data

Public Health Data

Welcome to the MRDC

Federal Statistical Research Data Centers are partnerships between federal statistical agencies and leading research institutions. They are secure facilities providing authorized access to restricted-use microdata for statistical purposes only. The RDCs provide a secure Census Bureau environment where researchers may have limited access to non-public demographic, economic, and public health microdata, with appropriate safeguards to protect data confidentiality.

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Recent News

Featured Researcher – Sara Zobl

Sara Zobl is a fifth-year PhD student in the sociology department on a National Institute on Aging fellowship and is a Population Studies Center trainee.  Sara is also the Michigan RDC’s research assistant, and in that role she has obtained Special Sworn...

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