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Collection of open data from U.S. government agencies.
Bureau of the Census
The official site includes access tools, current economic indicators, and more. Within that page, data.census.gov has an interactive tool for exploring data.
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Statistics on gross domestic product (GDP), consumer spending, income & saving, industries, international trade & investments, prices & inflation, and more.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
An extensive collection of statistics and reports broadly related to crime and justice.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
An extensive collection of statistics and reports broadly related to employment and economics.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Statistics on the country's transportation system, including the movement of people and goods and the consequences of transportation for the economy, society, and the environment.
From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, contains statistics and reports on population, family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education.
Climate Data Online (NOAA)
Global historical weather and climate data.
Envirofacts (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Access point to EPA data on air quality, water, waste, and more.
National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA)
Statistics on agriculture, including production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers.
National Center for Education Statistics
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the US and other countries.
National Center for Health Statistics
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to health in the US and other countries.
National Institute of Mental Health Statistics
Statistics on the prevalence and treatment of mental illnesses among the U.S. population.
Office of Trade and Industry Information
Data on imports and exports to/from the U.S. and states, including a link to TradeStats Express.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
As the National Data Book, it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. (Discontinued as of 2012, still useful for historical statistics.)
United States Depository Ready Reference Sources
A convenient arrangement of frequently-used government documents (e.g. Consumer Price Indexes, Budget of the US Government, CDC Travel Information). Maintained by Columbia University.
State and Local Statistics
Earlham College • 801 National Road West • Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095