Public Libraries in the United States Survey

Public Library (Public Use) Data Files

Please note that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) conducted the FY2005 and earlier Public Libraries Surveys and produced the data files.

 

Data File
and Year
CSV XLS Flat File SAS Documentation
FY 2012 ZIP (2,997 KB) ZIP (9,109 KB) ZIP (3,241 KB) ZIP (3,626 KB) PDF (1,966 KB)
FY 2011 1 ZIP (2,945 KB) ZIP (9,053 KB) ZIP (3,204 KB) ZIP (3,619 KB) PDF (2,019 KB)
FY 2010 ZIP (2,901 KB) ZIP (8,851 KB) ZIP (3,688 KB) ZIP (3,584 KB) PDF (3,890 KB)
FY 2009 ZIP (2,898 KB) ZIP (8,590 KB) ZIP (3,169 KB) ZIP (3,556 KB) PDF (574 KB)
FY 2008  2 3 ZIP (2,889 KB) ZIP (8,614 KB) ZIP (3,166 KB) ZIP (3,821 KB) PDF (1,325 KB)
FY 2007  4 ZIP (2,776 KB) ZIP (8,346 KB) ZIP (3,043 KB) ZIP (3,650 KB) PDF (866 KB)
FY 2006 ZIP (2,200 KB) ZIP (6,871 KB) ZIP (2,385 KB) ZIP (2,880 KB) PDF (2,721 KB)
FY 2005 ZIP (2,145 KB) ZIP (6,625 KB) ZIP (2,451 KB) ZIP (2,824 KB) PDF (853 KB)
FY 2004 ZIP (2,116 KB) ZIP (6,336 KB) ZIP (2,381KB) ZIP (2,644 KB) PDF (974 KB)
FY 2003 ZIP (2,028 KB) ZIP (5,952 KB) ZIP (2,279 KB) ZIP (2,677 KB) PDF (1,342 KB)
FY 2002 ZIP (1,910 KB) ZIP (5,263 KB) ZIP (2,174 KB) ZIP (2,465 KB) PDF (575 KB)
FY 2001 ZIP (1,874 KB) ZIP (5,218 KB) ZIP (2,147 KB) ZIP (2,523 KB) PDF (1,035KB)
FY 2000 5 ZIP (1,849 KB) ZIP (5,087 KB) ZIP (2,116 KB) ZIP (2,493 KB) PDF (1,278 KB)
FY 1999 ZIP (1,818 KB) ZIP (6,378 KB) ZIP (2,169 KB) ZIP (2,444 KB) PDF (1,290 KB)
FY 1998 ZIP (1,715 KB) ZIP (5,102 KB) ZIP (2, 051 KB) ZIP (2,292 KB) PDF (434 KB)
FY 1997 ZIP (1,747 KB) ZIP (5,903 KB) ZIP (2,002 KB) ZIP (2,294 KB) PDF (221 KB)
FY 1996 ZIP (1,678 KB) ZIP (5,547 KB) ZIP (1,940 KB)  ZIP (2,208 KB) PDF (193 KB)
FY 1995 ZIP (1,650 KB) ZIP (5,485 KB) ZIP (1,903 KB) ZIP (2,177 KB) PDF (192 KB)
FY 1994 ZIP (1,619 KB) ZIP (5,326 KB) ZIP (1,855 KB) ZIP (2,084 KB) PDF (162 KB)
FY 1993 ZIP (1,615 KB) ZIP (5,324 KB) ZIP (1,852 KB) ZIP (2,081 KB) PDF (164 KB)
FY 1992 ZIP (1,595 KB) ZIP (5,304 KB) ZIP (1,837 KB) ZIP (2,059 KB) PDF (151 KB)

 

Geospatial Data Files

Geospatial data files are also available for the most recent Public Libraries in the United States Survey (FY 2012):

1 Please read this important notice concerning three geocoded records for Fiscal Year 2011 (Revised September 2013) (PDF; 202 KB)

2 Please read this important notice concerning Kansas' data (Revised January 2011) (PDF; 8 KB)

3 Download Bridge Study of the Imputation Methods for the Public libraries Survey (PLS): FY2006-08 (PDF; 165 KB)

4 Please read this important notice concerning Ohio's data (revised September 2010) (PDF; 56 KB)

5 Download FY 2000 Electronic Codebook and the data base (ZIP; 4,184 KB)

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