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Statistics Resource Finder: United States Statistics


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General Sources for U.S. Statistics

Almanac of the 50 States
HA203 .A5 2010 Main Ref
Basic data profiles with comparative tables.

American Community Survey
An annual nationwide survey that provides social, demographic, housing, and economic data.

Census of Agriculture
National, state and county data for 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012. Also includes web maps.

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers
Historical statistics of the U.S. in 23 selected subject areas from 1790-2005.
Also available in print: HA202 .K87 Main Ref (look for latest edition)

FedStats
Statistics from more than 100 federal agencies.

Finding Statistics by ZIP Code (California State University Northridge)
U.S. population, education, health, environment, business, and political statistics arranged by ZIP code.

Infoplease: States
Demographic profiles for all 50 states as well as a directory to other state-related information.

National Center for Health Statistics
Data on vital events as well as information on health status, lifestyle, exposure to unhealthy influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care.

Population Reference Bureau
Instant summaries -- in graphics and text -- of the demographic characteristics of the U.S. population.

ProQuest Statistical Insight
Statistical Insight is a comprehensive source to federal statistics. This service allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications on Statistical Universe and government Web sites. This source also provides abstracts and indexing to U.S., state and local governments, and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources.

State Health Facts (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)
Comparisons and individual state data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.

Stateline (Pew Charitable Trusts)
Statistical data tables for budget and taxes, crime and prisons, environment, highways and transportation, income and poverty, and population for all 50 states.

U.S. Demographic Statistics

American Community Survey
An annual nationwide survey that provides social, demographic, housing, and economic data.

American FactFinder
Displays and prints tables and maps from the 2000 and 2010 Censuses. You can display, print, or download maps showing Census boundaries or themes (showing population and housing data).

American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Resources
Data from the Census Bureau.

Atifa's Census & Statistics page
Compilation of links to Census and statistics created for UA political science students.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Statistics on crimes and victims, criminal offenders, and the justice system.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
All aspects of labor and employment.

Child Abuse Statistics (Childhelp)
Includes basic statistics and links to other resources.

Childstats.gov (Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics)
America's Children report features annual federal and state statistics on children and families, including family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health.

Community Sourcebook of ZIP Code Demographics
Latest print edition: HA 203 .S66 Main Ref
Age, race, income, and spending potential by ZIP code for the U.S.

County and City Data Book
Statistics on social and economic conditions for cities, counties, and states; published every 7 years.

Digest of Education Statistics (National Center for Education Statistics)
Statistics on U.S. education from prekindergarten though graduate school.

Finding Statistics by ZIP Code (California State University Northridge)
U.S. population, education, health, environment, business, and political statistics arranged by ZIP code.

Guttmacher Institute
Reproductive issues, sexual behavior, family formation, law & public policy, and related socioeconomic issues. TableMaker feature.

FedStats
Statistics from more than 100 federal agencies.

Historical Census Data Browser (University of Virginia Library)
Census data from 1790 to 1960 for states and counties.

Historical Statistics of the United States (Millennial edition)
A definitive reference source for quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present.

Historical U.S. Census Documents, 1790-1970
A list of locations for print versions of historical U.S. Census documents at the University of Arizona Libraries.

Hunger in America (Feeding America)
Summary of the most comprehensive study about domestic hunger ever conducted. Done every 4 years.

Kids Count (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
Provides data on the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children.

Measuring Up 2008 (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education)
Grades states on their performance in higher education.

National Agricultural Statistics Service
This site allows you to view national, state, and county agricultural statistics via charts and maps. Accompanying reports and tables are also included. See Data & Statistics.

National Center for Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education)
Official education statistics. See Data & Tools.

Population Reference Bureau
Instant summaries -- in graphics and text -- of the demographic characteristics of the U.S. population.

Rape Statistics (RAINN)
National statistics on sexual assault, rape reports by state and county, characteristics of victims and rapists.

State and County QuickFacts
U.S. Census data on people, business, and geography. QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people.

Uniform Crime Reports for the United States (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
Crime statistics for the country as a whole and regions, states, counties, cities, and colleges and universities.

U.S. Census Bureau
Population and housing statistics, census geography, and economic geography.

 

U.S. Economic Statistics

Bureau of Economic Analysis
Gross Domestic Product, International Balance of Payments, as well as state and local data, in some cases, going as far back as 1929.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
All aspects of labor and employment.

County and City Data Book
Statistics on social and economic conditions for cities, counties, and states; published every 7 years.

County Business Patterns
Provides economic data by industry, which is useful for market research. Find out numbers of establishments, employment figures, and payroll numbers. Can search by state, community, or ZIP code.

EconData.net
Regional economic data.

Economic Research and Statistics (U.S. Small Business Administration)
Small business economic indicators, minorities in business, firm size data by location and industry, etc.

Standard and Poor's Statistical Service
HG 4915 .S685 Main Ref--most current issue retained
General economic statistics, stock price, and trade and securities indexes.

State and County QuickFacts
U.S. Census data on people, business, and geography. QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people.

TableBase
Database access is limited to UA students, faculty, and staff. Tabular data about companies, industries, products, markets, and consumer behavior.

U.S. Census Bureau
Population and housing statistics, census geography, and economic geography.

 

U.S. Historical Statistics

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers
Historical statistics of the U.S. in 23 selected subject areas from 1790-2005.
Also available in print: HA202 .K87 Main Ref (look for latest edition)

Historical Census Data Browser (University of Virginia Library)
Census data from 1790 to 1960 for states and counties.

Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts
Resource for the U.S., regions, coastal regions, states, counties, metropolitan areas, and places from 1790-2000. 

Historical Statistics of the United States (Millennial edition)
A definitive reference source for quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present.

Historical U.S. Census Documents, 1790-1970
A list of locations for print versions of historical U.S. Census documents at the University of Arizona Libraries.

 

Arizona and State-Level Statistics

Almanac of the 50 States
HA203 .A5 Main Ref most current year
Basic data profiles with comparative tables.

Arizona Agricultural Statistics Service
This site allows you to examine Arizona agricultural statistics on charts, tables, and graphs, and in reports in both .htm and .pdf format.

Arizona: American Community Survey
An annual nationwide survey that provides social, demographic, housing, and economic data. Use the drop-down menu under Current Data Profiles to select Arizona.

Arizona Department of Corrections
Press releases, annual report, and inmate statistics.

Arizona Department of Education
This site contains educational statistics and reports in .pdf and .xls format, including drop-out rates, graduation rates, school report cards, school safety data, SAT and AIMS test results, and more.

Arizona Population Statistics (Arizona Office of Employment & Population Statistics)
Features data and analysis of Arizona's population.

Crime in Arizona Reports (Arizona Department of Public Safety)
Annual reports are organized by the type of crime, with statewide statistics and national figures as well.

Arizona Health Statistics

Arizona Health Facts (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)
Arizona data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.

Bureau of Public Health Statistics (Arizona Department of Health Services)
Includes maps and statistical profiles, health status monitoring reports (e.g., teen pregnancy), plus links to state data on vital statistic trends (births, deaths, marriages, divorces), immunizations, hospital stays and emergency room visits, and more. The site is in English and Spanish.

Health Data, Statistics, and Reports (Pima County Health Department)
Links to Pima County and state health information.

HIV Epidemiology Program (Arizona Department of Health Services)
The HIV Epidemiology Program monitors HIV/AIDS trends and provides the resulting data to agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, local governments, health care providers, community organizations, and the public.

Infectious Disease Data & Reports (Arizona Department of Health Services)
Info about sexually transmitted diseases, West Nile Virus, Hepatitis C, rabies, tuberculosis, and other infectious diseases.

Population Health and Vital Statistics (Arizona Department of Health Services)
This site is in English and Spanish, and provides population-level data on patterns and trends regarding the health of Arizonans ranging from prenatal care and pregnancy outcomes to ethnic differences in morbidity and mortality.

Arizona Economic Information and Research

Arizona Election Results (Arizona Department of State)
Includes information on current/upcoming elections and previous elections in Arizona. Available in English and Spanish.

Arizona Labor Statistics (Office of Employment & Population Statistics)
Includes local area employment and unemployment statistics, occupation and industry employment estimates and projections, wage survey data, and more.

Arizona QuickFacts (U.S. Census)
People, business, and geography statistics for Arizona.

Business Statistics & Demographics (Pima County Public Library)
Lists a variety of useful resources.

County and City Data Book
Statistics on social and economic conditions for cities, counties, and states; published every 7 years. See Arizona-specific information.

County Business Patterns, Arizona
Select Arizona from the drop-down menu.

Infoplease Almanac: Arizona
Basic information about Arizona.

Measuring Up 2008: Arizona (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education)
Grades Arizona on its performance in higher education.

Stateline (Pew Charitable Trusts)
Statistical data tables for budget and taxes, crime and prisons, environment, highways and transportation, income and poverty, and population for Arizona.

Tucson Unified School District Statistics
Includes data on demographics, assessment, school quality, and more.

Last modified: November 26, 2014