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Statistics and Data Sources
Historical Statistics of the United States This link opens in a new window
Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition, a compendium of statistics from over 1000 sources last updated in the distant 1975, has been expanded to include over 37,000 data series -- three times more than in the previous edition -- and dozens of new topics, among them slavery, American Indians, and poverty. The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Statista This link opens in a new window
An aggregator of statistics on almost any topic.
U.S. Government Data Sources
Bureau of Labor Statistics This link opens in a new window
Bureau of Labor Statistics website of the U.S. Department of Labor. Includes Occupational Outlook Handbook, FedStats (Statistics from 70 federal agencies), the Economic Research Service, and the Consumer Expenditure Survey. Also includes links to other useful resources about the Department of Labor.