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US Census Data (formerly American Factfinder)
Historical Statistics of the United States (Millennial Edition Online)
The Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online is the definitive source of statistics and data about the United States and is a key resource for American history research from Colonial times to the present. This is an updated version of the print resource. This resource includes statistics from over 1,000 sources and includes more than 37,000 data series. It covers all data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History. Major categories include: Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure and Performance, Economic Sectors, Governance and International Relations.
First stops for top-level statistics: Data.gov & DataUSA
A comprehensive visualization of U.S. public data. Data USA puts public U.S. government data in your hands. Instead of searching through multiple data sources that are often incomplete and difficult to access, you can simply point to Data USA to answer your questions.
Data.gov is the home of the U.S. Government’s open data. You will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
ESRI Websites and Tools
Commercial sites from ESRI. Company motto: "Our technology melds maps with data so you can see the world in a smarter way."
ESRI Zip Code Lookup Tool
Snapshots of socioeconomic & demographic characteristics as well as lifestyles by zip code.
ESRI Tapestry Segment Summaries
SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE TO VIEW The 67 distinct markets of Tapestry detail the diversity of the American population. Grouping the segments can simplify these differences by summarizing markets that share similar traits. There are 14 LifeMode groups and 6 Urbanization groups.
Nielsen Websites & Tools
Commercial sites from Nielsen, a leader in the areas of consumer studies, trends and habits in the United States and worldwide.
ZIP Code Look-up: Nielsen's lifestyle segmentation systems define every household in the U.S. by distinct lifestyle types, called "segments", to provide you with a comprehensive picture of who lives where and what they are like. Marketers use these insights to create more effective and efficient marketing strategies. [NOTE: The UWM Library doesn't subscribe to the Nielsen's full product database, but this should get you started.]