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Statistics & Facts
American FactFinder2 (US Census)
American FactFinder2 is a user-driven interface to 2010 and 2000 Census data and maps. There are links to the 1990 data in an FTP format. For other Census needs contact the Social Sciences and Area Studies Desk (3rd floor Bird Library)
2010 Census Data
This is the principle statistical agency of the U.S. Government. Of special importance are links to the 2000 census the, "American Community Survey" and the "American Fact Finder."
Historical Census Browser
Covers 1790 - 1960. Data differs according to what was collected by each census, and what has been transcribed. No information is available below the county level. Files are organized by decade, and users can select variables and sort, calculate proportions or graph. Note: For more involved calculations or data manipulation, users can download original data from ICPSR.
Google Public Data Explorer
Explore and visualize a limited but growing collection of public data from US and international entities.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
Provides access to U.S. Federal Executive Branch datasets
A comprehensive gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies; FedStats allows for searching by topic, geography, and agency.
A comprehensive health information Web site produced by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Links to research, statistics, and a database of abstracts.
US Trade Online
US foreign trade data: current and cumulative exports and imports. Use this database to find existing and and emerging export markets for products, determine market share of export markets, and monitor trends in specific products, markets, and countries.
World Fact Book
This CIA publication supplies world statistical profiles.
Statistics Intensive Federal Agencies
Listed by subject, the agencies and offices featured below are a few of the well known data intensive agencies.
Consumer Price Index
Monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services
Producer Price Index
The average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output.
Gross Domestic Product
The output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States.
The Employment Situation Summary.
Leading Economic Indicators
13 economic indicators and information on how the critical economic indicator data is collected and how you can access and use these statistics. These include construction, housing, international trade, retail trade and more.