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Basic Statistical Sources
The Census Bureau's data delivery system for the latest Decennial Census; the American Community Survey; and the Economic Census. Decennial census data on race, sex, household relationship, group quarters, and owner v. renter occupied housing units is available from American FactFinder for all geographic levels: nation, state, MSA, county, place, MCD, tract, block group, block, three-digit zip, five digit-zip, and Congressional District.
Print Statistical Resources at NWOSU
County and City Data Book (1947–2007)
Contains demographic, economic, and governmental data from both the federal government and private agencies, presented for the purpose of multi-area comparisons or single area profiles. Estimates and benchmark census results are included.
Statistics can be a good source of evidence to use in your research papers and projects.
This page highlights some of the most credible sources of statistics and data sets.
Find data about the U.S., such as maps and population, demographic, and economic data.
Center for Disease Control FastStats
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides statistics on topics of public health importance in the United States, including obesity, smoking, births, and deaths. You can also find marriage and divorce statistics here.
The CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information and statistics "on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities."
World Public Opinion.org
The WorldPublicOpinion.org website provides information and analysis about public opinion on international policy issues from around the world. While the studies of the WorldPublicOpinion.org network figure prominently, the website draws together data from a wide variety of sources from around the world.
Umited States Departement of Agriculture - National Agricultural Statistics Service
U.S. Census Bureau
The homepage for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Other Data and Statistical Directories