The U.S. Government collects a wealth of data and statistics.
These sources are useful for backing up arguments, making important points and providing evidence. The information can be used in speeches, papers and science.
The latest American Community Survey five-year statistics (2008-2012) and information from the 1990 and 2000 censuses. Choose from eight different topics, including median household income, labor force participation and percent of the population 65 and older and explore these statistics for states, counties and census tracts.