Access to tables of statistics on the U.S. and around the world, gathered from US federal agencies and other national and international organizations. To delve deeper into national or international statistics, choose from the Statistical Abstracts links on the far left.
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.
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.
Collection of data measures spanning all U.S. states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas, and zip codes. Data goes back more than 20 years. Covers the economy, education, crime, government finance, health, population, religion, social welfare, and transportation.
General compilation published every two years, offering the most requested data on population, economy, state government finance, human services, criminal justice, education, natural resources, environment, energy, transportation, and local governments/special districts, including Spokane County.
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)