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Government Web Resources Guide


For more statistical resources, try some topics in the left hand margin.

American Factfinder
U.S. population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the Economic Census, the American Community Survey, the 1990 Census, Census 2000 and the latest Population Estimates.

Census Bureau International Data Base
The International Data Base (IDB) offers a variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more.

Census Bureau State and County QuickFacts
QuickFacts includes commonly requested data for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 25,000 people

CensusScope (Social Science Data Analysis Network)
Tool for investigating U.S. demographic trends.

Cleveland Census Information
The City Planning Commission provides Census information for the City of Cleveland. The data is obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau and is then re-organized to meet local needs. The City Planning Commission groups the Cleveland Census Tracts into 36 neighborhood areas (known as Statistical Planning Areas or SPA s ), and then groups those neighborhoods into 6 Planning Districts. Information is also presented for the City's 21 wards.

County and City Data Book (GPO Access)
Comprehensive data about individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more. It contains additional data for places with a population of 100,000 or more.

Cyberschoolbus (United Nations)
Basic facts about nations.

Data Central: Cleveland Ohio Statistics, Demographics & Census
Local and regional data from various sources, including government, put into graphical form by The Plain Dealer.

70+ agencies of Federal government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range. For example, under “agencies by subject”, see “economic”.

Historical Statistics of the United States
Standard source for quantitative facts on American history. Allows users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.

Neighborhood Link (Cleveland State University)
Information and resources for Cleveland citizens, including links to local data files.

NEO CANDO (Case Western Reserve University)
Northeast Ohio county, community, and Cleveland neighborhood data for organizing. Produced by the Mandel School of Social Sciences, CWRU.

Non-Population Federal Census Publications (1810 - 1997)
This resourse is produced by East Carolina University.

Population Reference Bureau
Basic statistical analysis regarding the U.S and world.

ProQuest Statistical Insight
Online statistics from government publications.

SOCDS: State of the Cities Data Systems
A source of data about cities offered through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

Statistical Resources on the Web
Arranged by topic from The University of Michigan Documents Center.

U.S. Census Bureau
Access to the wealth of data collected on people and industry.

USA Counties
Government gathered statistics arranged by counties.