Provides selected historical data from the U.S. Decennial Census going back to 1790, as well as current data from the Census and the American Community Survey, and some religion data. Interactive mapping features allow you to generate small thematic maps from the data.
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Also available in print 1878-present in the Government Information department. Note: the U.S. government no longer produces this publication. This is now produced commercially by ProQuest and the latest volume is held at MAIN Reference 312.73 U581.
The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to thousands of social science datasets for research and instruction. This is a good first place to start when looking for social science data for secondary analysis.
This Statistics in Brief describes the characteristics and undergraduate experiences of 2007–08 undergraduates who immigrated to the United States or who had at least one immigrant parent (second-generation Americans).
This brief discusses the size, place of birth, citizenship status, and geographic distribution of the foreign born from Latin America in the United States. It presents data at the national and state levels based on the 2010 American Community Survey.
This report provides detailed information on the size of the achievement gaps between Hispanic and White public school students at the national and state levels and describes how those achievement gaps have changed over time.
This report provides a portrait of the population in the United States who identify with two or more races, and discusses the twelve largest race combinations within this population at the national level.
This working paper presents decennial census data on the population by race and Hispanic origin for 306 large cities and other places in the United States, based on the 21 decennial censuses taken from 1790 to 1990.
Part of the Census 2000 Special Reports series, this report provides a portrait of the Hispanic-origin population in the United States and discusses some of the Hispanic or Latino groups within this population at the national level.
This report examines the educational status of Hispanics in the United States using statistical measures. It presents a selection of indicators that illustrate the educational gains made in recent years, as well as the many gaps that still exist.
LAMP is a multidisciplinary research project investigating migration flows originating in Latin American countries, including Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Haiti, Peru, and Guatemala.
The BLS serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates statistical data on topics such as inflation, wages and earnings, employment, and productivity.
This site provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. A formal report, now in the form of a digest, is issued every 2 years.