Census of Population and Housing--select your state and
county of choice, and choose from the various tables you can
display. There is an official census only every ten years. The next
one takes place in 2020.
American Fact Finder
-- create custom data sets for even a city block -- from census
bureau data. A fabulous site!! Site includes economic data as well.
Scope -- presents census data in graphic format such as
maps, charts and graphs. Allows you to zoom in from a national
map to obtain regional information. Includes data on
population growth, age distribution, racial distribution, etc.
Industrial Reports -- "providing monthly, quarterly,
and annual measures of industrial activity. The primary objective of
the CIR program is to produce timely, accurate data on production
and shipments of selected products. The data are used to satisfy
economic policy needs and for market analysis, forecasting, and
decision-making in the private sector. These surveys measure
manufacturing activity in important commodity areas such as textiles
and apparel, chemicals, primary metals, computer and electronic
components, industrial equipment, aerospace equipment, and consumer
-- a federally-funded resource for accessing online regional
socioeconomic data. Contains links to federal, state and
regional statistical sources.
Indicators--CEA--this monthly magazine offers an economic pulse
of the nation via over 40 time series tables and graphs in the areas
of output, employment, production, prices, money, federal finance,
and international statistics. The newest information is at the
bottom of the screen.
Time Series--a goldmine of federal statistical data
sets--leading economic indicators, money stock, personal
consumption, consumer price index, bank prime loan rate,
unemployment, and lots more.
Lists-- lists from Fortune Magazine, including Fortune 500,
Global 500, Fortune e-50, and the 100 Fastest Growing Companies.
GeoHive -- "a
site with geopolitical data, statistics on the human population,
Earth and more. The main kind of data you can find here is
population statistics of regions, countries, provinces and cities.
Next to that there are some statistics on economic factors like
wealth, infrastructure; statistics on natural phenomena; ... and
yet, even more."
much is that? -- "Have you ever wondered what the value
of a dollar was in 1895? Or what the GDP was in 1929? Here is a
place where you can ask questions of comparative value covering
purchasing power, exchange rates, and other variables between the
past and today."
Economic Research Service -- provides access to information
on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, natural
resources, and rural development. Includes information on
Economy at a Glance -- from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
includes the past 6 months' data on employment information, consumer
price index, producer price index, etc.
Please note that there is a
U.S. census only every ten years. The next hard data for U.S.
population counts is the recent 2010, then the next is 2020, then 2030, etc....