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Extensive source of historical quantitative data about the U.S. in downloadable and customizable form.
U.S. statistics on topics as diverse as economics and trade, history, climate, demographics, education, government, finance, law natural resources, business, religion, migration and sociology will find data organized and contextualized by experts in the field.
Roper iPoll is the largest collection of public opinion poll data with results from 1935 to the present, containing poll questions and answers, datasets, and survey questionnaires from academic, commercial, and media survey organizations from both U.S. and international polling firms.
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Selected Statistical Sources in Print
Statistical Abstract of the United States. 317.3 U58s (Government Documents Reference area) Annual. Library has 1878-date.
Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census. 304.6072 C749 (Government Documents Reference area)
Statistical Yearbook. (UNESCO) 312.9 U589s FM Library. Most recent in Reference area. 1963-date. Data on education, culture, etc.
Demographic Yearbook. (U.N.) 312.058 D383 FM Library. Most recent in Reference 1948-date.
International historical statistics : Africa, Asia & Oceania, 1750-2005. 316 M681i FM Reference
International Historical Statistics: Europe, 1750-2000. 314 M681e FM Reference
International historical statistics : the Americas, 1750-1998. 317 M681i FM Referece
State, Economy, and Society in Western Europe, 1815 -1975: a data handbook.309.14 S797 FM Reference
World Almanac 317.3 W927 FM library, most recent in Reference. Library has 1886 - to present; a nearly complete run.
Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government with convenient searching and linking capabilities to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information.
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. For 2011+, consult the ProQuest Statistical Abstract (FM-2-DOC- R 317.3 U58sa).
A New Nation Votes is a searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy. The data were compiled by Philip Lampi. The American Antiquarian Society and Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives have mounted it online with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
U.S. Decennial Reports
U.S. Decennial Census Reports
Located in the Government Documents, Reference Area under call number: 317.3 U584
1790, First Census of the United States
1800, Second Census
1810, Third Census
1820, Fourth Census
1830, Fifth Census
1840, Sixth Census
1850, Seventh Census
1860, Eighth Census
1870, Ninth Census
1880, Tenth Census
1890, Eleventh Census
1900, Twelfth Census
Located in the Government Documents, Reference Area under call number: 317.3 U58
1910, Thirteenth Census
1920, Fourteenth Census
1930, Fifteenth Census
1940, Sixteenth Census
1950, Census of Population and Housing
1960, Census of Population and Housing
Located in the Government Documents Stacks under the Superintendent of Documents Number: