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Statistics - National

  • Data Planet Statistical Datasets
    Formerly ProQuest Statistical Datasets. Interactive database allowing users to browse or keyword search your topic, choose what years you would like the data, and export or map the data. Most of the data are from governmental organizations. The basic module has more than 5,500 indicators. NOTE: Requires Java. On PCs, will work in Internet Explorer after plug-in prompt. On Macs, will work with Safari or Firefox, but not Chrome.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States Online Edition
    EWU subscription database. Over 1500 tables of statistics gathered from all federal agencies and other organizations. Sources are at the bottom of each table, so if you cannot find exactly the information sought, at least you should be able to find out what agency will collect statistics on that particular issue.
  • FedStats
    The federal government's centralized source for finding statistics online. Browse an A to Z subject list, or perform a keyword search (of Census products only); also provides links to the agencies' web sites
  • Data.gov
    The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    EWU subscription database for national and state-level statistics from colonial times to 2000. You may download data into Excel or view/print data in graphic format.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States (1878 - 2012; in print GovDoc Stacks C3.134 1901 - 2012)
    A major compilation published annually by the Census Bureau, with over 1500 tables of statistics gathered from all agencies and other organizations. Sources are at the bottom of each table, so if you cannot find exactly the information sought, at least you should be able to find out what agency will collect statistics on that particular issue.
  • County & City Databook (2007) -- click link Data Books
    Demographic and vital statistics; employment, education, government, housing, production and weather data for states, counties, and all cities of 25,000+
  • County and City Data Book (1944-2000)
    Demographic and vital statistics; employment, education, government, housing, production and weather data for states, counties, and all cities of 25,000+, from the University of Virginia's Geostat Center
  • USA Counties (1980-present)
    Searchable data on various topics (agriculture to water use) back to the 1980s

Statistics - States

  • State and County QuickFacts
    "Quick, easy access to facts about people, business and geography"
  • State and Metropolitan Area Databooks -- click link Data Books
    More than 1,500 comprehensive data items from a variety of public and private sources describing areas down to the "micropolitan" level (i.e. containing a central urban cluster of between 10,000 and 50,000 people)
  • Statemaster
    Comparative and correlational data in graphic formats for all 50 states. Offers mostly government statistics, but all sources are cited.
  • State Data Centers
    State and federal agencies collaborate to provide local and regional access to public data; use this directory to contact your nearest center for in-depth research assistance.
  • State of the Cities Data Systems
    Demographic, economic and financial data for metropolitan areas, central cities, and suburbs; last updated in 2004
  • Indicators Northwest
    Mostly socio-economic statistics and rankings from eight northwestern states, down to the county level
  • SRS Publications & Data: State
    Science and engineering indicators and state profiles from the National Science Foundation

Statistics - State of Washington

Statistics - State of Idaho

  • Idaho QuickFacts
    Access population and business statistics for the state as a whole, or counties or cities with more than 25,000 people
  • Inside Idaho
    Portal to recent GIS data and the Idaho Statistical Abstract, which has data mainly for the 1990s; compiled by the University of Idaho

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