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Finding Statistics  

Last Updated: Apr 9, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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How can this guide help me?

Many disciplines study data at various levels. This guide will provide a starting point for finding and searching resources for statistical information.

Most Frequently Used

  • American Factfinder
    Tool to navigate and compare data from U.S. census data.
  • State and Local Government on the Net
    Many agencies offer state and local level data. This site is organized by state with links to state offices and departments such as Housing and Community Development. Links to city level web pages are often available. Also offers search by topics such as Health and Aging to locate agency links.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Contains statistics focused on American social and economic condition. Also includes some international data.
  • World FactBook
    Contains CIA-collected demographic, political, and economic information for countries throughout the world.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    Contains statistical and demographic information about the United States population.


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