Finding Demographic Statistics

United States

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American FactFinder
Central source for demographic, economic, and geographic data from the Census Bureau. Tips and tutorials are available from the U.S Census. See also free recorded webinars from the GPO (Government Printing Office) and the U.S. Census Bureau
2010 Census
Has Population Finder; Press and Media; and Census Briefs and Reports. Use "See More" feature to find resources such as Look at Your Community (down to the block level); Guide to State and Local Census Geography; and 2010 Census Demographic Profiles.
Census 2000
News and reports on the 2000 census.
1990 Census
Statistics from the 1990 census.
United States Historical Census Data Browser
Covers Census statistics from 1790 to 1960. Choose the year and then data needed.
U.S. Census Bureau: People and Households
Links to current and historical population data from the people who do the actual count. Includes estimates, projections, and housing statistics, as well as specialized reports on everything from ancestry to marital status to poverty rates. Many reports are in PDF format.

Texas

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Texas Edge (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Very easy to run reports on population, employment, income, poverty, property values, sales activity, and education. Reports available by city, county, and MSAs. Help features explains how to save information as PDF or to spreadsheet. Information also easy to view via County Interactive Map Tool.
Population Estimates Reports by State (Missouri Census Data Center)
Estimates by Age, Race, Sex and Hispanic Origin. Select Texas and desired year (2004 to present are available). Choose a PDF report for either "State and County" information or "Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Areas" (cities).
Texas Population Projections Program (Texas State Data Center)
Population projections for Texas counties and the state as a whole from 2015 through 2050.
Texas State Data Center
Part of a national network, the TSDC is Texas' "official source of demographic, economic, and social statistics produced by the Census Bureau." State Data Centers provide training and technical assistance for anyone interested in finding and using the data: local governments, the business community, and the general public.
Texas in Focus: Regional Reports (Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Links to 7 geographical regions in Texas. For each region, the report has a demographics report (publication date varies from 2008 to 2010).

Other Guides

Statistical Insight (WTAMU only)
This database from ProQuest provides indexing, abstracting, and selected full-text for U.S. government statistical publications including: select tables from U.S. government and business reports (1999 - present); U.S. Federal statistical publications (coverage from 1973); International statistical publications from the UN, EU, OECD, etc. (coverage from 1983); and U.S. state government, business, and research institute statistical publications (coverage from 1980).
Statistical Resources on the Web: Demographics
For statistics on Population, Social, Economic Characteristics, Poverty. Very thorough guide to finding demographic and housing statistics online.
Government Information: Statistics on Education
Links to United States and Texas resources with statistics on elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education.
Fedstats
A central site intended to to provide easy access to statistics provided by more than 100 federal agencies which produce statistics of interest to the public. Search by keyword.
U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau strives to collect timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States. Search by keyword or browse lists of available subjects.

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