General and Demographic

Data-Planet

http://homepage.data-planet.com/

Data-Planet provides users thousands of statistical data covering from the topic of agriculture to public issues. Accesses to data are based on subscription.

Social Explorer

http://www.socialexplorer.com/

Social Explorer provides users a vivid view of demographic information of various issues and facts in the U.S. through advanced mapping tools. 

StatsAmerica

http://www.statsamerica.org/

StatsAmerica is a service of the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. This initiative is funded in part by the U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration. As a portal to U.S. data, users can get various information about facts of the U.S.

Pew Research Center

http://www.pewresearch.org/topics/

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other data-driven social science research.

Open Knowledge Repository, The World Bank

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/

A database established by the World Bank Group, including books and data about world policies. 

IBIS World

http://clients1.ibisworld.com/

Since 1971 IBISWorld has provided thoroughly researched, accurate and current business information. Today, IBISWorld employs a team of dedicated expert analysts that researches economic, demographic and government data so you don’t have to. It provides your organization with valuable insight into America’s 700+ industries, so you can make better business decisions, faster.

Gapminder

http://www.gapminder.org/

Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.

Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Databank

http://datacenter.kidscount.org/

A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families.

New Jersey Databank

http://njdatabank.newark.rutgers.edu/

The NJ DataBank was developed in the belief that data driven policy making is the key to the advancement of people, the quality of community life and the sustainability of our shared environment. We hope that you will use the data available here to rasie awareness, foster civic engagement and promote accountability in the policy areas that matter to you.

StatJump

http://www.statjump.com/index.html

Statjump, like the Statistic Brain, is a source that scans existing databases to find relevant statistics.  It uses primarily government sources, and has many statistics at the metropolitan level.

The Statistic Brain

http://www.statisticbrain.com/

The Statistic Brain is a commercial site that collects statistics in a large number of areas.  Many of their sources are not government organizations.  They provide citations to their sources so that they can be checked by users.

U.S. Bureau of the Census

http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

American Factfinder is the official portal/search engine for the Census Bureau.  It includes data from many difference census sources including the American Community Survey, Economic Census, Census of Housing, Census of Governments, and Decennial Census.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

http://www.dhs.gov/immigration-data-statistics

This site from the Office of Immigration Statistics includes multiple years of theYearbook of Immigration Statisticswhich is a wealth of information about the immigrant population, immigration status, naturalization, and enforcement actions.

U.S. General Services Administration

www.data.gov

GSA is the sponsor of the federal government’s open data site, called DATA.GOV.  It currently contains about 85,000 datasets, most of which are geospatial data.  As an open source, anyone can post data to the site as long as they meet its standards for transparency, maintenance, and metadata.

USA.Gov

http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference-Shelf/Data.shtml 

USA.gov is the official federal portal for interacting with the federal government.  It provides information about the structure and responsibilities as well as access to forms, etc.  It has a data section, organized by topic, that can point the user to a huge variety of statistical sources. . 

U.S, Geological Survey, National Geospatial Program

http://www.usgs.gov/ngpo/

USGS provides access to thousands of geospatial files for use with geographic information system (GIS) software.  These include both detailed boundary files and thematic map layers of data from federal departments.  The site also provides access to the National Atlas, an interactive mapping program utilizing many of these data layers and the National Map, which allows for data downloads.

 

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