Internet Guide - Statistics/Demographics

American Factfinder

factfinder2.census.gov

"Population, housing, economic and geographic" statistics (and more) from the Census Bureau.

Bureau of Economic Analysis

bea.gov

Economic statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Bureau of Justice Statistics

ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs

Criminal Justice Statistics from the U.S. Department of Justic.

CensusScope

censusscope.org

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.

Documents Center (University of Michigan)

lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html

Vast and comprehensive resource for statistics in every discipline, maintained at U of M.

Immigration Statistics from the Dept. of Homeland Security

dhs.gov/immigration-statistics

Data from the DHS, including maps of US migration, profiles on naturalized citizens, and the Yearbook of Immigration Statistics.

Intute

intute.ac.uk/statistics

Internet directory of statistics, compiled by various UK academic and government entities.

KidsCount

aecf.org/MajorInitiatives/KIDSCOUNT.aspx

National and state-by-state data on the status of children in the U.S.

National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

nieer.org

Rutgers Institute for Early Childhood Educators; includes a useful state databank and a newsfilter

Nationmaster

nationmaster.com

Statistics by nation on a number of attributes, with graphs and charts on the fly

NCES: National Center for Education Statistics

nces.ed.gov

U.S. Dept. of Education Statistical Info for Educators and policymakers.

SchoolMatters (formerly S&P's SEP)

schoolmatters.com

Standard and Poor's online school comparison site. Just about the best free site out there for researching your public school district.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

albany.edu/sourcebook

Brings together data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States, supported by the Bureau of Justice Statistics

State of the Cities Data Systems (SOCDS)

socds.huduser.org

From HUD, the SOCDS provides all kinds of data for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities, and Suburbs, Westland included!

TradeStats Express

tse.export.gov

Government webtool which displays state and federal trade statistics quickly/graphically, from the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (OTEA), Dept. of Commerce

U.S. Census Bureau

census.gov

Home of the U.S. Census, taken every 10 years, with lots of data about our nation and its population.

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