The Nevada State Data Center program was established in 1982 as a service of the Nevada State Library and Archives. The Nevada State Data Center provides training and technical assistance in accessing and using Census data for the planning, decision-making, administration and research needs of Nevada's state and local governments, businesses, researchers and other interested data users. The Nevada State Data Center is located in the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records, 100 N. Stewart St., Carson City, NV 89701. Hours are 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed state holidays).The Nevada State Data Center serves as the lead coordinating agency for 21 State Affiliates. This extensive network of State Affiliates consists of state and local government agencies who produce primary data on the Nevada economy, regional and local organizations, libraries and universities. Each of these State Affiliates uses and provides Census-related products and services to Nevadans.The State Data Center Program is a cooperative effort of the US Census Bureau and the states to improve public access to census statistics and information. All states participate. The objectives of the program are twofold: to provide access to and extend the use of Census Bureau statistical resources, and to provide training and technical assistance in accessing and using the data.