FedStats describes itself as "the gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies." Site provides topic links from A to Z, a statistical reference shelf, links to agencies by subject, and more.
U. S. Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov/)
Searchable gateway to Census information on population, business statistics, geography, and publications.
American FactFinder (factfinder2.census.gov/)
From the Census Bureau. Contains information on population, housing, economics and geographic data.
Historical Census Statistics, 1790-1960 (http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/)
Describes the population and economy of U.S. states and counties from 1790 to 1960.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (http://www.census.gov/statab/www/)
The Statistical Abstract includes information from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations. The full-text data ranges from the most recent annual edition to historical abstracts compiled throughout the decades.
Social Statistics Briefing Room (http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/ssbr.html)
Provides access to current federal social statistics focusing on crime, demography, education, & health.
National Agricultural Statistics Service (http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp)
Provides links to agricultural-related statistical publications, maps and charts, and historical data.
Census of Agriculture (http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/)
The Census of Agriculture is the most comprehensive source of U.S. agriculture data available, and is the only source of uniform data on agricultural production and operator characteristics for each county and state.
Agriculture Fact Book (http://www.usda.gov/factbook/)
Provides information on American food consumption, the agricultural sector, and rural America. Also includes descriptions of USDA programs and services, including farm programs; exports; food safety; nutrition; and management of land, water, and forests.
Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.bea.gov/)
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic data in an objective and cost-effective manner. The BEA website provides extensive links to national, international, regional, and industrial statistical information.
Department of Labor Statistics, Research and Publications (http://www.dol.gov/dol/stats.htm)
Contains all of the statistics and data compiled by the Department of Labor.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) (http://www.bls.gov/home.htm)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. This site contains statistics on inflation, wages, productivity, safety and health, demographics, and earnings, just to name a few.
Most Requested BLS Series (http://www.bls.gov/data/top20.htm)
Provides links to the most requested BLS reports, including information on employment and earnings, prices and living conditions, compensation and working conditions, and more.
Economics and Statistics Administration (https://www.esa.doc.gov/index.cfm)
The Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) is the bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce where economic and social change is chronicled, analyzed, and explained. The ESA Website contains statistics covering all aspects of the U.S. economy.
Economic Statistics Briefing Room (http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/esbr.html)
Provides easy access to current Federal economic indicators via links to information produced by a number of Federal agencies. Indicators covered include prices, output, production, money, and unemployment.
USDA Economic, Statistics and Market Information System (ESMIS)(http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/homepage.do)
The ESMIS contains nearly 2500 reports and datasets from several agencies at the USDA. These materials cover U.S. and international agriculture and related topics.
Economic Report of the President (1996-) (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/eop/)
An extensive annual report of the U.S. economy. Website includes text, as well as statistical tables in spreadsheet format.
Economic Indicators (http://www.economicindicators.gov/)
Sponsored by the Economics & Statistics Administration at the Department of Commerce, this site provides timely access to the daily releases of key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. It includes statistics for new residential construction, monthly wholesale trade, retail e-commerce sales, and much more.
County Business Patterns (http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html)
An annual series providing subnational economic data by industry, useful for studying the economic activity of small areas. Searchers can view and download information by county, state, U.S. zip code, or MSA database on a NAICS or SIC basis, in addition to county, state, and national economic profiles.
International Trade Administration (ITA) (http://www.ita.doc.gov/)
Covers all areas of import and export in the United States, and contains information on all areas of trade including laws and regulations, trade statistics, and state export data. Click on the "Trade Information Center" to access resources for even more detailed trade information. The Trade Information Center has tariff and tax information, export resources, and trade profiles for other countries.
This site offers 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.
Child Health USA (http://mchb.hrsa.gov/mchirc/chusa/)
Health Resources and Services Administration's annual report on the health status and service needs of America's children.
U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/)
The BJS web site contains data on crime and victims, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal offenders, and corrections. Additionally, the Publications menu features full-text publications about drugs, gun use in crime, capital punishment, and more.
Crime & Justice Data Online (http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/)
Contains data to the following: crime trends from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, homicide trends and characteristics by state and local agencies, law enforcement management, and administrative statistics.
Drugs and Crime Facts (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dcf/contents.htm)
A summary of U.S. statistics concerning drug-related crimes, law enforcement, courts, and corrections from Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and non-BJS sources
Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) (http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm)
According to its website, "UCR is a city, county, and state law enforcement program which provides a nationwide view of crime based on the submission of statistics by law enforcement agencies throughout the country." Some of the statistical categories include homicide, robbery, burglary, and aggravated assault.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Statistics (http://virlib.ncjrs.org/Statistics.asp)
Links to criminal justice data reports by subject, including drug crime, homicide, gun violence, and more.
Defense Almanac (http://www.dod.gov/pubs/almanac/)
Provides information and statistics about the DOD organization, including staff, funding, and equipment.
National Center for Education Statistics [NCES] (http://nces.ed.gov/)
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. The NCES website features new publications; data search tools; and elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education data.
Digest of Education Statistics, 2002 (http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2003/digest02/)
Online compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.
School District Demographics (http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/sdds/index.asp)
NCES website providing access to geographic and demographic school district data useful for describing and analyzing characteristics of districts, children, and K-12 education.
National Center for Health Statistics (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/default.htm)
Extensive U.S. health data on specific populations, subgroups, and regions.
Clinical Trials (http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct/gui)
Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research on human volunteers.
Child Health USA (http://www.mchirc.net/CH-USA.htm)
Health Resources and Services Administration's annual report on the health status and service needs of America's children.
Healthy People 2010 (http://www.healthypeople.gov/)
Healthy People 2010 is a set of health objectives for the Nation to achieve over the first decade of the new century.
Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/)
The data in the weekly MMWR are provisional, based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments. Searchable by age, cause, and period of time.
National Vital Statistics Reports (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/nvsr/nvsr.htm)
Covers provisional birth, death, marriage, and divorce statistics.
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis)
Provides links about foreign nationals who enter or attempt to enter the U.S. for temporary or permanent residence through a variety of status categories.
Center for Business & Economic Research, UNLV (http://www.unlv.edu/Research_Centers/cber/)
CBER publishes reports on Nevada business and the Nevada state economy.
Nevada Statistical Abstract (http://budget.state.nv.us/stat_abstract/stat_abstract.htm)
Link to vital statistics, tourism and gaming, online maps of Nevada, population, and much more.
Provides searchable access to several EPA databases. Topics include waste, water, toxins, air quality, and more.
Minerals Information (http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/)
Searchable gateway to statistics and information on the worldwide supply, demand, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, national security, and protection of the environment. Information is available by commodity, by state, and by country.
Databases & Software (http://www.epa.gov/epahome/Data.html)
Site provides extensive links to statistical tools, databases, and software focusing on EPA-related projects.
National Air Pollution Emission Trends (http://www.epa.gov/ttnchie1/trends/trends98/index.html)
The National Air Pollutant Emission Trends Report, 1900-1998, presents the estimate of national emissions of criteria air pollutants.
Energy Information Administration (http://www.eia.doe.gov/)
Web site provides official energy statistics from the U.S. government. Also provides links to a glossary, historical data, and "quick stats."
National Resources Inventory (NRI) Map Room ( http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/NRI/maps/)
Explore maps and charts that Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) analysts have developed using NRI data. Most of the products are based on data from the 1997 NRI.
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html)
"NCDC is the world's largest active archive of weather data." Site is searchable by city, keyword, or station name, or users may browse by data type (including satellite, radar, and climate). Also offers an extensive guide to climate resources and statistics.
Tax Statistics (http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/taxstats/index.html)
Provides links to: Data files compiled from samples of tax and information returns filed with the IRS, IRS statistical overview, statistics by topic (individuals, corporations, or tax exempt organizations), statistics by form, the IRS Data Book, the Statistics of Income Bulletins, and more.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (http://www.bts.gov/)
Site covers all types of transportation, and includes airport activity and airline on-time statistics, as well as full-text links to the Issue Briefs and the Journal of Transportation and Statistics.
Website for transportation researchers and analysts, aimed at providing "one-stop shopping for transportation data." It includes a searchable index of over 100 transportation-related databases, online data documentation, interactive analytical tools, interactive mapping, and a mapping center.
Federal Railway Administration (http://www.epa.gov/region8/land_waste/bfhome/bftools/fra.html)
Provides links to FRA offices, data and statistics, regulations, railroad development, and information on the country's intercity rail passenger system.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) State Data Program (SDC) (http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/menuitem.9fef9613e59b4dd24ec86e10dba046a0/)
The SDC supports NHTSA's efforts to identify traffic safety problems, help develop and implement vehicle and driver countermeasures, evaluate motor vehicle standards, and to study crash avoidance issues, crashworthiness issues, and regulations. This site provides essential crash information detail that complements the national data collection programs.
National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/)
Site provides links to statistical information on automobile crashes, safety belt usage, alcohol-related fatality rates, and more.