American Fact Finder
-- create custom data sets for even a city block right down to street address. You
can design your own datasets. Excellent. Includes Economic data as
Religion Data Archive--a collection of both membership data
for the different congregations, and an extraordinary amount of
opinion survey data.
Regional Commission -- statistics, surveys, construction
information, etc. about the Quad City area.
of Justice Statistics
2000 in Map Form
Scope -- presents census data in graphic format such as maps,
charts, and graphs. You can zoom in on a national map to get
for Environmental Statistics is no longer available, thanks to
a secretive administration, but here is the Homepage of the
Environmental Protection Agency (which
we hope is not an oxymoron)
Information by Zip Code -- statistical information on
population, health, education, environment and business by zip code.
in the United States--the Uniform Crime Report from the FBI.
Includes hate crime reports as well. Requires Acrobat to view.
Statistics--from the Office of Applied Studies, a part of the
US Dept. of health and Human Services--
statistics on use and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs.
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
Insurance Coverage --from the Census Bureau.
Population of the United States--Updates [.pdf]
Institute for Highway Safety--state laws on DUI, child
restraints, seatbelts, speed limits, helmet laws, etc.
data base -- "is a computerized data bank containing
statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for 227
countries and areas of the world."
Data Tables -- lots of tables from taxes to population to
housing and much more, from the State of Iowa
Profiles -- from the State Data Center of Iowa.
Kids Count Data Book
Income in the United States --from the Census Bureau.
Center for Education Statistics--THE place to go for any kind
of statistics on American education.
Center for Health Statistics Fastats--subject index to the
many series of tables on subjects like causes of death, tobacco use,
low birth-weight, unmarried childbearing, Hispanic-Americans' health,
Reference Bureau--this nonprofit, non-advocacy research
organization offers objective data to policy makers of population
trends and their implications.
in the United States--from the Census Bureau.
Science Data Analysis Network--maintained by the Population
Studies Center at the University of Michigan, the site includes datasets,
census surveys and demographic trends.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
U.S. Welfare Caseloads