Online Resources


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United States/Federal Level

  • American FactFinder
    U.S. database for Census: population, housing, economic and geographic data.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    The parent web site for American FactFinder and any materials from the Census Bureau.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. The Abstract is also your Guide to Sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations (Also Available in Print and Electronic Resource).



  • World FactBook
    Statistics on: people, government, economy, transportation, communication, and defense for countries of the world. Also includes flags and maps.
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
    Grouped by national, international, regional, and industry. Includes state and local personal income, NIPA (national income and product accounts), estimates of GDP (gross domestic product), gross state product, balance of payments data, and related measures.
  • United Nations Statistical Databases
    Links to the following unrestricted databases: Millennium Indicators, Social Indicators, City Populations, Good Practices and InfoNation.

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