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United States Statistics
Children and families
The Bureau's portal to the most current data from various surveys, including the American Community Survey (2010-current), the Decennial Census (2010), the Economic Census (2012; 2017). The 2000 Decennial Census will be loaded by June 2020. (Replaces American FactFinder.)
Search for open data, primarily from federal agencies, also including some state, local, and tribal government data.
Data and Statistics about the U.S.
Includes quick links to U.S. Census data--including states and counties, maps, and a list of federal agencies that produce statistics.
Statistical Abstract of the United States 1878-2012 (U.S. Census Bureau)
published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Paper copies of the Statistical Abstract are also available in the libraries (HA 202)
Vital Statistics of the United States
Annual reports that present detailed vital statistics data, including natality, mortality, marriage and divorce.
Open Data Sources
Find lists of subject-specific data sources compiled by librarians by googling on the word libguides. Examples: libguides "open data" crime ; libguides "textual data" crime.
Reference & Gov't Information Librarian