Statistics - U.S.: Other Suggested Resources
Statistics and analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration
Historical data on cash assistance programs (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) in all 50 states. From the Urban Institute.
Comparative data for all 50 states in six areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education. From the Council for State Governments.
Contains data on thirty different languages spoken throughout the United States by geographic region, percentage of speakers, number of speakers, and age. The data is taken from the 2000 U.S. Census and the 2005 American Community Survey (ACS).
Annual data on sentences imposed on convicted criminals in the U.S.
Crime data for the nation and individual states. From the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports series.
Data on the amount of time people in the U.S. spend on various activities, such as sleeping, eating, housework, grocery shopping, etc. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
From the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this site publishes data on the condition of children and families in the U.S., on the community, city, state, and national levels. Contains over one hundred indicators of child well-being, including economic status, health, safety, and risk factors.
Detailed data from individual and business tax filings. From the Statistics of Income Division of the IRS.
Data on sales and prices of homes for the U.S. plus state-by-state existing-home sales and metropolitan area home prices. From the National Association of Realtors.