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CIA World FactBook
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities. Includes photos, maps, and flags. The
is in the public domain.
Contains data collected from numerous sources about all U.S. cities.
Crime in the United States
Statistics on crime and criminal activities, crime prevention, police and law enforcement agency activities.
Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....
Provides access to statistics and information produced by more than 70 U.S. government agencies ...
General Social Survey (GSS)
Search on 4697 to get theGeneral Social Surveys, 1972-2006 [Cumulative File]
Historical Statistics of the United States
Historical Statistics of the United States from 1790 to 2000.
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
A vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, available for download and re-use. These files require the use of statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, or Stata. ICPSR
Data Use Tutorial
This resource has been cancelled, effective 10/1/2014.
US public opinon poll data from the past 70 years.
Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Data Hub
Access to latest immigration statistics, maps, and numbers for the United States and other countries.
An easy-to-use compendium of statistics on nations throughout the world.
Statistical Abstract (2013-present)
Statistical Abstract of the United States
is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This current edition is published by ProQuest and contains information from 2013 onward.
Statistical Abstract of the US (1878-2012)
Access social, political, economic, and health data compiled by the US Census Bureau from 1878-2012. Data sources include government agencies, private organizations, and professional associations.
Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics...
Uniform Crime Reports
US Census Bureau1
Provides official census data for the United States at the level of states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas...
US Bureau of Justice Statistics
Statistics about - Crime and victims, Drugs and crime, Criminal offenders, The justice system in the United States, Law enforcement, Prosecution, Courts and sentencing, Corrections, Justice expenditure and employment.
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