Bureau of Labor Statistics
Find statistics on employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, and productivity, as well as numerous price indexes and information on industries and occupations.
County and City Data Book (2007)
Data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000, covering such areas as age, births, crime, deaths, earnings, education, elections, employment, health, labor force, poverty and social services.
Provides links to federal statistics and the agencies that collect them.
GeoHive: Global Statistics
Global and country data on population (historical, current and projections), economy, infrastructure and natural phenomena.
Historical Census Browser
Browse state and county data from 1790-1960 or look at data over time for topics such as general population, ethnicity/race/place of birth, education and literacy, and economy/manufacturing/employment.
Population Reference Bureau -- Datafinder
Data from the U.S. and around the world on population, education, health and more.
Selected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts
Historical data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Summarizes social, political and economic data from a variety of federal agencies and private organizations.
Search 25 databases of agency statistics to find worldwide data on energy, children, climate change, health, population, tourism, and women.
Uniform Crime Reports
This FBI site compiles crime statistics from data provided by nearly 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States.
U.S. Census Bureau
Data on people and households (population, housing and income), business and industry (construction, manufacturing and retail trade), as well as state profiles and economic indicators.
Country data on such topics as agriculture and rural development, economic policy and external debt, poverty, social develoment and urban development.