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Need to find statistics? Use the following sources to find statistical data. When working with statistical data, be sure to consider:
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Access to the US census from population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Statistics on the U.S. transportation system, including its physical components, safety record, economic performance, the human and natural environment, and national security. Updated quarterly.
El Paso Quickfacts
Source is U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, County Business Patterns, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments.
Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. Includes data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
Foreign Born Data
Statistics provided by U.S. Census Bureau on the foreign-born population of the United States.
Hispanic Origin Census Data
Statistics provided by U.S. Census Bureau about the Hispanic population of the United States.
ProQuest Statistical Insight (ProQuest)
Provides access to statistics produced by the U.S. government, major international intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities. Citations include links to tables and full text government publications.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
World Development Indicators
Annual compilation from the World Bank of statistical data about development, covering over 200 countries. Under 'topic,' select "Development framework" and then "Communications."
Texas Education Agency
Thanks to a decision in the 1980s to create the Public Education Information Management System, known as PEIMS, Texas has one of the largest education data bases in the world. It provides a treasure trove of information for researchers, parents and the public at large to mine and learn about the workings of 1,200 districts and charters, as well as TEA. That information and other data is used to create a number of reports that provide information about a variety of topics, such as student performance, spending and implementation of legislation.
Pew Research Hispanic Center
Founded in 2001, the Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation. The Center does not take positions on policy issues.
Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions.
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