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Facts & Figures
Published annually. Includes social demographics on such topics as households, family, education, government, labor force, earnings and crime characteristics. Special and current topics are also covered. Latest edition, 2007, in Main Reference.
Includes: data from the American Community Survey as well as social characteristics, economic characteristics, profiles, news releases from the US Census Bureau, and additional resources.
Information, Data and reports on Hispanics in the U.S., from the U.S. Census Bureau.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical Universe) is a comprehensive source for federal statisitcs. Also indexes and provides abstracts to US (ASI), state and local governments (SRI), and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973-present.
Data from the following surveys and censuses are available in American FactFinder:
- The Decennial Census collects data every 10 years about households, income, education, homeownership, and more for the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas. get data »
- The American Community Survey is a nationwide survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing. get data »
- The Puerto Rico Community Survey is the equivalent of the American Community Survey for Puerto Rico. (coming soon)
- The Economic Census profiles the U.S. economy every 5 years, from the national to the local level and by detailed industry and business classification. (coming soon)
- The Population Estimates Program publishes estimated population totals for the previous year for cities and towns, metropolitan areas, counties, and states. get data »
- The Census Bureau conducts more than 100 economic surveys covering annual, quarterly, and monthly time periods for various sectors of the economy. Data from three Annual Economic Surveys can be found on American FactFinder:
Includes lots of useful and up-to-date social and economic data about each ethnic group, including Hispanics, in the U.S.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
The volume collects "the contributions and achievements of Hispanics as pioneers of American culture" and highlights those "that succeeded in breaking barriers"--from the introduction of sugar cane to the New World in 1493 to the election in 1997 of Loretta Sanchez, the first Mexican American U.S. congresswoman.
Lists statistical resources for the world by region, country, U.S. state, county and city statistics on a variety of subjects. All listed resources are available in the UA Libraries.
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