American History and American Studies: Statistics

Statistics: Selected Key Resources

  • Health Data Resources  (Columbia University)
    This page provides links to and descriptions of many key sources of health data.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States (Millennial Edition) (Cambridge University Press)
    "Many [data] series in these volumes are continued on a regular basis with periodic updates and revisions by the agency, group, or individual responsible for the original data."--Guide to the Millennial ed. The Millennial Edition is an expanded, revised, and updated version of Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970. Bicentennial ed. (Washington : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1975.) –
  • iPoll Databank @ the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
    iPoll is a comprehensive, up-to-date source for US nationwide public opinion. A full-text retrieval system, the iPoll online database is organized at the question level, providing the tools to sift through nearly a half million questions asked on national public opinion surveys, 1935 to present. Surveys archived in the Roper Catalog were originally gathered by academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, and many more.
  • ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (1878 to Current)
    An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables, along with links to provider sites.
  • United States Census Bureau
    The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy.

Using CLIO to Find More

  • Databases that take statistics as a main focus have typically been assigned the subject heading "statistics" in library catalogs. In order to find such databases in CLIO,
    go to CLIO Catalog
    enter a search for:  statistics  in Subject
    Then select "Databases" from sidebar on left of screen.
    That should bring you to these results.