Public Policy

Statistics & Data

Population, housing, economic and geographic data from the 1990 and 2000 U.S. Decennial Censuses, the latest Economic Census, and reference maps.

Find and use datasets generated and held by the Federal Government.  Data.gov includes searchable catalogs for "raw" datasets and various tools. In the "raw" data catalog, you may access data in XML, Text/CSV, and other formats.

1531 - 2000

Covers population, work & welfare, the economy, and government. Data may be downloaded and custom tables created. Includes essays, data reliability and references to secondary literature.

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research provides data, documentation and links to related literature, which can be searched and downloaded by member institutions.

Summarizes statistical information from American Statistics Index (ASI), Statistical Reference Index(SRI), and Index to International Statistics (IIS) plus links to some full text websites.

1790 to present

Easy access to demographic information about the U.S.

Links from the U.C. Berkeley Digital Library

Searchable database hosted by the Mann Library, Cornell University

Covers elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, the three branches of U.S. government, foreign, military, social and economic policy, and much more.