StatistaThis link opens in a new windowAccess to quantitative data on media, business, finance and politic.
Government Data Sources
CDC WonderPublic health information and data sets from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
General Social Survey (GSS)The GSS contains a standard core of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest. Among the topics covered are civil liberties, crime and violence, intergroup tolerance, morality, national spending priorities, psychological well-being, social mobility, and stress and traumatic events.
Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe 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.
U.S. Department of EducationThe US Department of Education's website includes reporting on educational initiatives; research, data, and facts about American schools; information about student financial aid; resources for parents; and information for educators, including lesson plans as well as grants and scholarships.