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United States of America - Census and Statistics

United States of America - Census

U.S. Census Bureau. Census of Population and Housing 
   Features population and housing data from the U.S. Census 1790 - 2000. Also included are many special collections such as (Census of) Religious Bodies, 1916.

U.S. Census Bureau 
   Features the 2000 U.S. Census. It also offers other statistical data. 

U.S. Census Bureau. Publications 
   Each subject area features an introduction that will provide key information about the censuses, surveys, and other programs that are the sources of data products.

Publication areas include: Agriculture, Business - Trade and Services, Catalogues, Census of Population and Housing, Construction and Housing, Economic Census, Foreign Trade, General and Reference, Governments, Manufacturing & Mineral Industries, Population, Statistical Abstracts, Technical Documentation/Working Papers, and Transportation. 

Historical Census Browser  
   Produced by the University of Virginia, Geospatial and Statistical Data Center, this site presents data and terminology drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing. Included are the census years from 1790 to 1960. 

Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census  

Social Explorer 
   An online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change.


United States of America - Statistical Sources

   Provides access to statistics and information produced by more than 100 U.S. government agencies. Searchable through an A-Z subject index, keyword searching of agency web sites linked to Fedstats, as well as direct links to agency contacts, news releases, and other navigational and organizational aids. Includes links to statistics and links to statistical agencies.

Bureau of Economic Analysis 
   Produced by the U.S. Department of Commerce, this site provides economic accounts data.

Bureau of Labor Statistics 
   Produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site offers relevant data on current social and economic issues.

Statistical Abstract of the United States 
   Most years from 1878 - 2012  

Historical Statistics of the United States. Colonial Times to 1970  

American Statistics Index 
   Guide to statistical publications of the U.S. federal government. Detailed subject indexing leads to accompanying microfiche.

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 

County and City Data Book

The World Factbook