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National Statistics

  • American Community Survey
    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year -- giving communities the information they need to plan investments and services.
  • American FactFinder
    Official U.S. Census Bureau data covering the state, county, or city levels for population, housing, economic and geographic data.
  • Data-Planet
    Data-Planet provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data on a wide array of subjects. The repository contains more than 90 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over two billion time series provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. All data downloadable in a variety of formats.
  • Data-Planet Ready Reference
  • FedStats
    Provides access to the the full breadth of Federal statistical information without having to know which Federal agency to search. Covers: economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, energy, farm production, and more.
  • Gallup Poll News Service
    Articles from the Gallup Poll News Service analyze public opinion findings and trends in politics, business, social issues, and Americans' lifestyles. Published each business day since 2003.
  • Govistics
    Govistics provides information on government spending, revenue, payroll, employment, and more for all US states, counties, cities, towns, villages, boroughs or school district(s).

    The site includes tools and interactive charts/graphs to help you analyze data. All data can be exported to Excel.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    A standard source for historical quantitative facts about the United States. Covers population, work force, education, general welfare / social indicators, economics and select international aspects.
  • National Center for Educational Statistics
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
  • National Climatic Data Center ( NCDC )  
    Provides access to the world's largest active archive of climate data. You can search the entire site or by location, link to a specific dataset, examine satellite, radar, or weather balloon data, and more!
  • Social Explorer
    Provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Easily create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    The indispensable reference for "statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included." Current and previous editions are available.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of Economic Analysis : Interactive Data
    This service provide a common means for accessing national, international, regional or industry statistics; print, save or export data / reports; chart the data to make it visually appealing. An excellent resource for determining the general growth of various industries over the last several years.
  • US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of the Census
    The official source for statistical information regarding social, demographic and economic conditions in the U.S.
  • US Dept of Labor : Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Provides recent labor and financial demographics, including regional Economic Indicators, Consumer Price Index, and the Monthly Labor Review.

International Statistics

  • CIA World Factbook
    The Factbook is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities. A good source for demographic, political, and economic information from the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • MarketLine Advantage ( formerly DataMonitor 360 )
  • Historical Census Browser ( Univ of Virginia )
    Provides detailed access to historical census data from the original 1790 census to 1960. View state and county data, select up to 15 variables, and create graphical charts. From the University of Virginia Library.
  • UN Statistics Division
    The UN Statistics Division compiles and disseminates all manner of global statistical data. Commodities, Demographics, Population, Social Indicators, National Accounts, etc.