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Government Publications: United States: Statistics

Statistics The purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

U.S. Census Bureau. Search for statistics on people, places, housing, economics, business, etc.  The Census Bureau gathers the statistics for all government agencies.

American Factfinder (Census Bureau)
Access to 2000 and 2010 decennial censuses, the American Community Survey.

County and City Data Books 1944 through 2000
From the University of Virginia this service provides the opportunity to create custom printouts and/or customized data subsets (subsets only available for 1988-2000).

Economic Indicators (GPO) 1995-

Economic is brought to you by the Economics and Statistics Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Their mission is to provide timely access to the daily releases of key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Statistical Abstract (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) NO LONGER PUBLISHED
The standard summary of statistics on all aspects of life in the United States. Serves as a convenient volume for statistical reference and as a guide to other statistical publications and sources.
Print: Tisch Book Stacks (1878-2012)

Statistical Insight 1973- (ProQuest)
Statistical information from the U.S. government, including the Statistical Abstract of the United States and other sources. Web version of American Statistics Index, Statistical Reference Index, and Index to International Statistics. For Tufts users only.

National Center for Health Statistics - Surveys and Data Collection Systems - National Vital Statistics System
The National Vital Statistics System is responsible for the Nation's official vital statistics.

Links to more than 100 U.S. Federal agencies that provide statistics for public use.

USA Counties
Over 5,000 data items covering all 3,142 counties in the United States. Many items provide several years of data. Sources include Census Bureau, other government agencies and private organizations.

United States Resources for Statistics
Great resource guide from the University of Arizona Library. Check the Tufts library catalog for titles mentioned in this guide.