By Caren Weiner Campbell
February 12, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST

Come to your census: Thanks to the government’s decennial infomongering, this stat-happy site numerically depicts
hundreds of towns across the U.S. Community profiles list such demographic details as ethnic background, housing costs, and birthrate; a map feature allows you to zoom into or out of the area in question. For a glimpse of the town you might move to — or another look at where you are right now — this is a site you can count on.