Best Places to Start
- American Factfinder 2
- This is the U.S. Census Bureau's main portal to demographic and economic data, including the Decennial Census, Economic Census, American Community Survey and more.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
- The Statistical Abstract is a compendium of U.S. government statistics made available at this site as downloadable tables.
- DATA.Gov is a search engine for "machine-readable" datasets collected across all federal executive agencies. It provides access to compiled data and raw datsets.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks the Consumer Price Index (CPI); labor and employment statistics (unemployment); and wages, including occupational information.