Statistics & Data

American FactFinder (US Census Bureau)
"Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data."

U.S. Census Bureau Homepage

Census Bureau 1990 Database Search
Access 1990 Census Summary Tape Files 1(100% count - basic demographic variables) and 3 (Sample count - all socioeconomic and demographic variables)

Census Bureau Map Gallery
Maps to view, download, and purchase (inexpensive).

Census Bureau Population Clocks
Accurate counts of US and World population.

BP Statistical Review of World Energy
World-wide statistics on oil, gas, coal, nuclear energy, hydroelectricity: Reserves, consumption, trade, etc.

Criminal Offenders Statistics
How many go to prison? What for? How many come back? How many crimes involve guns? Drugs? Statistics from the Justice Department track the crime in America.

Internet statistics and market research for web marketers.

Demography & Population Studies
"This document keeps track of leading information facilities of value and/or significance to researchers in the field of Demography."
"Your guide to regional economic data on the web."

Economic Statistics
The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Gross State Product (GSP), national personal income figures, and more.

Encyclopedia of Educational Statistics
Annual reports published by NCES including: The Condition of Education, The Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics. "You will be able to find information in these compendiums by searching documents through their table of contents, by subject area, and through full text and table title word searches."

Regional Economic Conditions, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
"Using RECON, anyone with internet access is able to drill down to any state, MSA, or county to view standard graphs, tables, and maps depicting economic conditions and how they have changed over time. RECON contains a 'shopping cart' feature that allows the user to assemble charts and tables of interest and then print them together at the end of their session."

Statistics from over 70 government agencies. Many agencies provide statistical reports in the form of downloadable .PDF files only.

Health Statistics from the CDC
The Centers for Disease Control presents a massive statistical study of the health of Americans. Categories include overweight, diseases, births and deaths. Data is presented in easy-to-read tables.

International Statistics: OFFSTATS
"OFFSTATS lists web sites offering free and easily accessible social, economic and general data from official or similar "quotable" sources, especially those that provide both current data and time series." From University of Auckland Library, New Zealand.

Justice (Crime) Statistics
From the Bureau of Justice -- crimes and victims, drugs and crime, firearms and crime, law enforcement, corrections, more.

Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the home of the CPI - Consumer Price Index. Also stats on employment, labor force, job injuries, and many more workforce-related items.

National Atlas of the United States

National Center for Educational Statistics
"NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations."

Population Index
"Published since presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 44,299 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-1999."

Price's List of Lists
Looking for numbers? This site has them, from Business Week to NASA to NIH to the US Census.

The U.S. Public Debt to the Penny
How much do we owe right now? Additional links to historical information.

State & County QuickFacts
"Quick & easy access to facts about people, business, and geography." from the United States Census Bureau. Includes Year 2000 Census Data.

State of the Cities 2000
"The SOCDS provides data for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities, and Suburbs."

State Fact Sheets
from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Online version of this excellent print statistical reference; from the United States Census Bureau.

Texas Community Profiles

Texas State Data Center
at the University of Texas at San Antonio

Transportation Statistics
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics provides stats on aviation, fatal accidents, international travel, and highway statistics archives for 1994 and 1995.

University of Michigan Document Center
Links to every government agency that publishes statistics.

United States Historical Census Data Browser