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Government Statistics

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States  
    The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
    Allows public access to statistics generated by the Executive branch.
  • FedStats
    Celebrating over 10 years of making statistics from more than 100 agencies available to citizens everywhere
  • City and County Data Book
    the most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more. It contains additional data for places with a population of 100,000 or more. Also included is a complete set of state maps showing all counties, places of 25,000 or more population, and metropolitan areas.


U.S. Government Information Subject Guide

This page is your starting point for discovering information provided by and about the United States Govenrment. Below you will find links to general information. If you follow the tabs above it will lead you to more specific areas of information. If you need help citing government documents for your projects try this website from the University of Nebraska Kearney

Comprehensive Sites and Search Engines

  • United States Census
    Home site of the United States Census
    The official entry portal to U.S. Government Information Resources.
  • FDsys
    GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
  • GPO MetaLib
    MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
    A directory which links to all branches of federal, state, and local governments and court resources. The local government directory breaks down each state by counties and cities (townships, villages, etc.).
  • FedWorld
    Points to business and technical information sources, including reports, forms, standards, tax, and customs. Some sources require payment.


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