Census Information - the Bureau of the Census collects, studies, and publishes a lot of statistical information. If you're looking for quick facts and figures to help bolster your research, try some of these links!
American Factfinder http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
Browse, search, and map data from many Census Bureau sources: the 2000 and 1990 Census, the 1997 Economic Census, the American Community Survey and the Census 2000 Dress Rehearsal
Bureau of the Census
As the web page says, this is "your source for social, demographic, and economic information." This site has its own search engine, making it quite easy to navigate.
Census State Data Centers
Links provided here to each state data center. State data centers work in conjuction with the U.S. Census Bureau to collect and disseminate statistical information useful to business leaders, researchers, and the public.
State and County Quickfacts
uick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography based on the 2000 Census.
Long published by the U.S. Census Bureau in print form, "Uncle Sam's Reference Shelf" is now available on-line. Click on Adobe Acrobat PDF Files to begin. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader (software), a link to download it (for free!) is included. Online version of the 2011 Print edition with Backfiles going back to 1995. NOTE: The U.S. Census Bureau is terminating the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendium program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products - - the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book.
US Census International Database
The International Data Base (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for 227 countries and areas of the world.