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America's Children - America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, developed by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.

American FactFinder - U.S. Census Bureau - A new data access and dissemination system that provides useful facts and information about your community, your economy, and your society. The system will find and retrieve the information you need from some of the Census Bureau's largest data sets. Users can create a variety of tables, reports, or maps with information on their community, the economy, or American society.

Background Notes - Geographic Regions US State Dept. Database

Census Finder - A comprehensive directory of U.S., United Kingdom and Canadian links to free census records online categorized by country, state, and county.

Child Stats - This web site offers easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment,and education.

City Profiles for Major U.S. Cities - Whether you're deciding to move or accept a short-term assignment, finding detailed information on an unfamiliar city is critical, but often difficult...until now. Just click on a city name to review an in-depth report, including taxation and cost-of-living data, education resources, arts and recreation activities, crime statistics and additional sources of information. Site is from the RealEstateJournal section of The Wall Street Journal web site. - Country information from around the world. A resource for business, tourists, students and teachers.

Current Population Survey - a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. - DataBank offers you fast access to current and trend data on a comprehensive range of information about our nation's population.

Digest of Education Statistics - A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. - Site is designed to help practitioners, researchers, students, and other data users quickly gain access to relevant state and substate socioeconomic data. The site aims to be a convenient, comprehensive first stop for anyone searching among the vast, disparate array of public and private data sources on the Web.

FedStats - More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public.

Gallup Organization

Global Statistics - The data at this site ranges from country profiles (provinces and main cities) to the highest mountains in the world, to a list of all countries in the world with their capitals, surface area and population.

HomeTownLocator gazetteer: Census Data - This site allows you to browse physical and cultural features of the United States, arranged by individual state. From each state listing, you can learn about various physical and cultural attributes within each county, such as hospitals, bays, airports, oilfield, and post offices. After browsing a list of each type of feature, you can elect to view an aerial photograph of the feature and its environs as well.

How to Obtain Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates

License Plates of the World - A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.

National Center for Education Statistics

The Records Room - Directory of vital records resources in the United States. All counties are included.

Social Security Online - official Web site of the Social Security Administration

Social Security Death Index Search - 62 million records on tap from the Social Security Administration.

State and County QuickFacts - Site provides frequently requested Census Bureau information at the national, state and county level.

State Tax Rates and Structure - Compiled by the Federation of Tax Administrators, this site includes information on individual and corporate state income taxes, state sales taxes, state excise taxes, state and local tax burdens, and links to electronic filing sites for all fifty states.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - the government entity responsible for the various indexes that make up the Consumer Price Index. All the indexes are here, going back as far as 1913.

United States Counties - This site by National Association of Counties provides information on all U.S. counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities in a county.

United States Population Clock - According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census

U.S. Voting and Registration Data - Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of congressional and presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS).


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