The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
Covers data from U.S. federal and state governments, universities, private associations and organizations, independent research groups, as well as international and intergovernmental organizations.
Formerly from LexisNexis
Compilation of over 37,000 statistical series from over 1,000 sources. All tables include citations to data sources and descriptions of data anomalies. Each major section includes a signed essay that puts the statistics in historical context.
DataFerrett is a data analysis and extraction tool-with recoding capabilities-to customize federal, state, and local data to suit your requirements. (FERRETT stands for Federated Electronic Research, Review, Extraction, and Tabulation Tool.)
DataFerrett allows you to select a databasket full of variables and then recode those variables as you need.
You can then develop and customize tables. Selecting your results in your table you can create a chart or graph for a visual presentation into an html page. Save your data in the databasket and save your table for continued reuse.
Research tool designed to provide access to current and historical census data and demographic information. The web interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. Provides access to current and historical demographic data:
Including over 40 billion data elements, 200,000 variables and more than 18,000 interactive maps from 1790 to 2010.
The entire US Census from 1790 to 2000, plus the first 2010 census data release.
All annual updates from the American Community Survey.
InfoGroup data on religious congregations for the United States for 2009, including maps for counties, and special census areas, as well as point maps of the actual congregation locations (to be updated yearly).
The Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS) from 1980 to 2000. (To be updated in 2012.)
Carbon Emissions Data for 2002 from the Vulcan Project.
Social Explorer is a detailed reference tool for current and historical Census data from 1790 to 2010. Data may be generated by browsing maps or building reports.