According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the records from the 1950 Census are scheduled for release on April 1, 2022. Records from the U.S. Census are not made publicly accessible until 72 years after the census of population and housing has taken place.
In the United States, the National Archives and Records Administration is the agency responsible for making the records available to the public to view or to purchase. As of 2014, the 1940 Census is the most recent publicly available census. It was released on April 2, 2012. Digital images from the 1940 census are available online or on NARA facilities' public access computers.