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U.S. Government Documents Guide


Decennial Census of Population and Housing 1790-2010 (Census Bureau)

Print volumes 1790-1940 also available in Robert W. Woodruff Census Reference Level 2. Other print volumes are at the Library Service Center.

Statistical Abstract of the US

Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013-present  ***MOST RECENT EDITION

PRINT: 2019
Robert W. Woodruff Library Reference HA202 .P76 2019


Statistical Abstract of the United States 1878-2012 Census Bureau 

PRINT: 1885-2012, all volumes are at the Library Service Center.

Historical Statistics of the United States

PRINT: Robert W. Woodruff Library Reference Level 2: HA202 .H57 2006

Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS) Millennial Edition Online, a compendium of statistics from over 1000 sources, provides access to 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.

This edition has been expanded to include over 37,000 data series, three times more than the previous edition. The Millennial Edition includes dozens of new topics including slavery, American Indians, and poverty.


Search datasets from the U.S. Government's open data

State and Local Areas Data

State and Local Areas Data

County and City Data Book (2007 edition)

Includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more, plus  additional data for places with a population of 100,000 or more.

  • PRINT: 2007 and 2000 editions: Robert W. Woodruff Library Reference Level 2, HA202 .A36 2007

County and City Extra (2018 edition)

  • Robert W. Woodruff Library Reference Level 2, HA203 .C68 2018

‚ÄčState and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2010

Contains a collection of data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal statistical bureaus, governmental administrative and regulatory agencies, private research bodies, trade associations, insurance companies, health associations, educational associations, and philanthropic foundations.