The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970. The census data is easily browsed by state and county for each category in which data was collected in a given census. This WWW site is intended to aid in browsing these data files. It is not intended as a tool for downloading data for further research or more involved manipulation. Those who require the original data should contact their ICPSR Official Representative or ICPSR itself.

ICPSR is a membership-based organization providing access to a vast archive of computer-based research and instructional data for the social sciences. The data holdings cover a broad range of disciplines, including political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, education, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, and law. The data and codebooks may be downloaded by UCSB faculty, students, and staff.

Available in the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory. Datastream provides significant historical time series data including equity, index, commodity, currency, bond, futures, options, and economic data. Use to find historical data for a variety of securities and markets worldwide. The Excel add-on allows researchers to download data on multiple securities simultaneously. For more details, click on the "Search Now" link above.

Data Citation Index indexes data sets from selected repositories around the world, and also enables the user to find data sets which cite a particular work.

Statistical data from Indian government and private sources: finance, agriculture, health, housing, transportation, and many other areas. Data is derived from documents, reports and policies from the states and national government of India. Information is classified into 30 major sections and includes census data.

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. This resource is a continuation of the Statistical Abstract of the United States, previously published by the U.S. Census Bureau. In print, the Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

This is a restricted resource, accessible with UCSB netID, although there is some publicly available information.

Esri's ArcGIS Online provides access to a wide variety of demographic, environmental, and historical information displayed via a map interface.  Datasets available include census information from many different countries, detailed consumer data for the United States (Tapestry Layers) and other countries, near real-time traffic information for several regions around the world, and global soil and elevation datasets.

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The Roper Center provides access to summary-level (aggregate) and micro-level (raw) public opinion data. While the data collection focuses strongly on United States public opinion, it also includes collections of micro-level European, Latin American (Latin American Databank), and Japanese (JPOLL) polls.

Statista is a statistics portal that provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources.  The content is purely aggregated statistics, and it is geared towards business and marketing statistical needs, with a focus on current awareness, not historical statistics.  Easy to use infographics and tables are created on a regular basis, and all graphics are available for download as images to insert into presentations.


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