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Data Sources & Statistics

Social science data, primarily useful in the context of economics, sociology, public health, climate change, or natural disasters.

United States

Basic demographic data, plus economic information.

  • American FactFinder  
    Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic information (2000 - current)
  • Data and
    Links to statistics and data from all aspects of the US government.
  • FDTF's Government Statistics by Topic
    US government statistics organized by topic from the Federal Documents Task Force (FDTF) of the American Library Association
  • increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.
  • Measure of America
    Measure of America provides easy-to-use yet methodologically sound tools for understanding the distribution of well-being and opportunity in America and stimulating fact-based dialog about issues we all care about: health, education, and living standards.