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Census Bureau Data


Explore Census data with tables and maps. This replaced American FactFinder in 2019.


Census Bureau Economic Statistics


The Business and Industry pages from the Census offer the Economic Census, Economic Indicators, 

County Business Patterns, Enterprise Statistics, Monthly & Annual Retail Trade, Monthly & Annual Wholesale Trade, Nonemployer Statistics, Statistics of US Businesses, and more. 


Census of Population and Housing

https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/decennial-census/decade.html https://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html

Figures from the census counts of 1790-2010.




"CensusScope is an easy-to-use tool for investigating U.S. demographic trends, brought to you by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) at the University of Michigan. With eye-catching graphics and exportable trend data, CensusScope is designed for both generalists and specialists."  With charts and trends,  maps, rankings, and also a section about racial segregation.




 Offers" easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health."


CIA World Factbook


Browse by country for information on social and economic conditions, key leaders, and diplomatic offices.


City Data


By collecting and analyzing data from a variety of government and private sources, they've created detailed, informative profiles for every city in the United States. Data ranges from crime rates to weather patterns.


Consumer Price Index


Measures of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also compiles data on employment and wages. In addition, other data sets are available.


Country Statistical Information


Search by country for statistical information. From The World Bank.


County and City Data Books


Create customized reports with access to the 1988, 1994, and 2000 County and City Data Books.


County Health Rankings


The rankings show a clickable U.S. map and search  showing the health factors and health outcomes of each county and/or state.




"Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets."


Data Universe


Data available about government employees, homes and taxes, schools, crime, death records, immigration records, and more.


Education, demographics, transportation, current weather conditions, and other information about American cities and metropolitan areas throughout the U.S.A.


FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Data


International, national, and regional economic data.  Examples include the National Composte Home Price Index (since 1987), Total [Residential] Construction Spending, and various Consumer Price Index products.


Google News Initiative


Learn how information works by taking Google courses in journalism and other types of information.


Government Statistics


Federal government statistics arranged by specific subjects.


IPUMS NHGIS- Data Tables and Mapping Files 


"The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) provides easy access to summary tables and time series of population, housing, agriculture, and economic data," starting from the 1790s


Kids Count Data Center


Data by state and data across states.


Migration Information Source


A database of statistics "from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends."


National Center for Education Statistics


View data and surveys related to education in the United States.


National Center for Health Statistics


From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, births, deaths, immunization, family growth, aging, bone health, injuries, and many more topics.


Newark Open Data


"City data" covers general, not personal, information. Other public, private, academic and voluntary organizations are invited to open their data and use this platform to share it."


NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Data Tools


Occupational employment statistics, a consumer price index, NJ census data, and employment projections.


NJOIT Open Data Center


New Jersey Data Hub.


Occupational Empl oyment Statistics


Browse employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations.


OECD Statistics


Statistics by topic from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.


Population Reference Bureau


"The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment..." Locate population and health statistics in the Datafinder area of this Web site.


RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet


A directory of economic statistics from the American Economic Association.


Small Business Administration Research and Statistics


From the U.S. Small Business Administration, this site provides statistics on small business.


State Health Facts


The Henry J. Kaiser Family Health Foundation compilations of data about "minority" and women's health, HIV/AIDS, health costs, insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.


Statistical Abstract of the United States


As the National Data Book this resource contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included.


Statistical Resources on the Web


From the University of Michigan, this directory lists Web sites which offer statistical information on topics such as energy, finance, politics, military, and much more.


Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web


The Bureau of Labor Statistics maintains this listing that includes some statistical agencies in foreign countries.


Tax Statistics


"A wide range of tables, articles, and data that describe and measure elements of the U.S. tax system."


TradeStats Express


Trade and industry data: state exports, merchandise trade with a selected market, and links to other data sources.


United Nations Statistics Division


Demographic, economic, environmental/energy, gender, and other statistics. 


United States Census


Population, economic and social conditions, housing, and business data are available. 


U.S. Data Sources



The Washington Post - The Math of Mass Shootings in U.S.





Real time world statistics.


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