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Federal Government Resources: U.S. Statistics

Help locating what Tutt Library houses along with selected internet resources.

General - links to government statistical sources - raw and geospatial datasets

FedStats - 100+ agencies providing data and trends on topics like: economics, population, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production, etc.

MapStats - Statistical profiles of States, counties, cities, Congressional Districts, and Federal judicial districts. U.S. Maps and Data
A web-based portal for access to maps, data, and other geospatial services.

Statistical Abstract (online) - 2011 edition; older in paper Docs C 3.134:  1893-2011

Key Departments

    Census Bureau- see subpage

    Federal Reserve Economic Data - data and pulbications for US finance and trade

    Bureau of Labor Statistics - extensive collection of statistics and reports broadly related to employment and economics

    National Science Foundation - status of science & engineering including education, employment, funding, policies.

    TranStats U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
          Aimed at providing "one stop shopping" for transportation data. Explore by mode, subject, or agency. Includes a Mapping Center for viewing and analyzing data geographically.

    Tax Statistics - Internal Revenue Service 

         The Statistics of Income (SOI) program produces data files compiled from tax and information returns filed with the IRS.

    USGS Water Data for the Nation (Geological Survey)
          Provides access to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

        CC Users Datatbases


        Justice Statistics Bureau

        • crimes and victims
        • criminal offenders
        • the justice system
        • related special topics

        NCJRS Abstracts Database

        • Contains summaries of publications on criminal justice
        • Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research
        • early 1970s to the present

        FBI Crime Statistics

        Uniform Crime Reports

        • U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation 
        • Nationwide statistics on crime
        • from city, county, and state law enforcement agencies
        • Some statistics are available back to 1995

        Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Stats

        • data from many sources
        • national coverage
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