The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) consists of thirty-eight high-precision samples of the American population drawn from fifteen federal censuses and from the American Community Surveys of 2000-2004. The IPUMS assigns uniform codes across all the samples and brings relevant documentation into a coherent form to facilitate analysis of social and economic change. Registration required: users are automatically registered when they agree to all conditions for use.
IPUMS-CPS provides integrated data and documentation from the March Supplement of the Current Population Survey (CPS) from the period 1962 to 2005. The harmonized CPS data are designed to be compatible with decennial census data in IPUMS-USA. Registration required: users are automatically registered when they agree to all conditions for use.
IPUMS-International (Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International) is the world's largest collection of publicly available individual-level census data. The data are samples from population censuses from around the world taken since 1960. Names and other identifying information have been removed. The variables have been given consistent codes and have been documented to enable cross-national and cross-temporal comparisons. Registration required: users must submit abstract of research project when registering for IPUM-I approval.
ProQuest Statistical InsightProvides abstracts and indexes of statistical information from over 100,000 U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and approximately 2000 documents from international organizations from 1983. Incorporates ASI subject and keyword searching. Full text or web links provided for some citations.
Social ExplorerWith Social Explorer you can make maps and reports, visually analyze, explore and understand the current and historical demography of the United States. Data goes back to 1940 and can be viewed in map or table form and can be downloaded.
State ranking maps comparing each state to the national average on key Child Health Indicators from the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN).
This site offers a variety of data visualization tools with varying degrees of interactivity. All resources are based on data they have gathered. One example is “Race in America: Tracking 50 years of Demographic Trends,” a tool that allows users to select a dimension upon which to build the chart and display the change over time by race. It also generates a table of the specified variable by year and race.
This collection offers datasets, including Arrest Data and Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics, in formats that allow users to generate statistics, create tables of variables they select, and in some cases access “Quick Tables” of BJS-selected variables. There also is information on the study’s methodology, definitions of the variables, and other documentation.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.