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Government Research: U.S. Government Statistics

A brief guide to government resources, databases, periodicals, websites, etc.

U.S. Government Statistics

Bureau of Economic Analysis.  Presents timely, relevant, and accurate information about the U.S. economy.

Census Bureau.  The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

County & City Data Book.  The latest official statistics for cities, counties, and places of 2,500+ people. 

DATA.GOV.    The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.  Access to state and local data is also available.

Fedstats. The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies

Government Statistics.  Search by subject (Univ. of Michigan site) 

Historical Census Browser.  Provides census data from 1790-1960.

National Agricultural Statistics Service.  Provides timely, accurate, and useful statistics about U.S. agriculture.

National Center for Educational Statistics.  Collects, analyzes and makes available data related to education in the US and other nations.

National Centers for Health Statistics.  Compiles statistical information to improve health of the American people.

Statistical Abstract of the United States.  The United States's data book; contains statistics on social and economic conditions in the U.S.   

Statistics on the 50 states and their Capital Cities.   A myriad of facts and useful information links arranged specific to each of the 50 United States of America.