The Census Bureau conducts surveys to provide periodic and comprehensive statistics about the nation on current facts, quality data and figures about America’s people, places, and economy. Surveys include statistics about America's changing population, housing and workforce, state and local government, public finance and public employment, a count of every resident in the U.S. every 10 years, employer businesses, industry, geography, and more. Along with collecting information about cost for the data and services provided, the survey results are critical for government programs, policies, and decision-making.
The Urban Institute's Data Catalog includes data sets on education, family, health policy, poverty, children, labor force, housing, race, economic growth, youth, immigration and more.
State health department portals are a comprehensive source for community health assessment, public, and population health data. The data portals are developed to provide a convenient access point for health-related data. Depending on your state, areas of information may include health and behavior, demographics, communicable disease, maternal and child health, environmental health, social determinants of health, injury and violence and mental health to name a few. This site aims to protect health and promote wellbeing of residents.
HealthData.gov has a wide range of topics, including environmental health, medical devices, Medicare & Medicaid, social services, community health, mental health, and substance abuse. This site is dedicated to making high value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers, and policy makers in the hopes of better health outcomes for all.
The US Department of Labor provides data on employment, wages, inflation, productivity, safety and health issues in the general work setting as well as in the mining industry. The agencies that collect these statistics are the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
The US Department of Education collects data on America's schools, disseminating research, and focusing national attention on key educational issues. They prohibit discrimination, ensure equal access to education, and promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence.
Partners in Information and Access for the Public Health Workforce includes local, state, national and global health data, tools & statistics. This organization helps the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public's health.
KIDS COUNT includes data from the most trusted national resources, the KIDS COUNT Data Center draws from more than 50 KIDS COUNT state organizations that provide state and local data, as well publications providing insights into trends affecting child and family well-being, in order to track the well-being of children in the United States. By providing high-quality data and trend analysis through its KIDS COUNT Data Center, the Foundation seeks to enrich local, state and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children — and to raise the visibility of children's issues through a nonpartisan, evidence-based lens. Through its National KIDS COUNT Project, the Annie E. Casey Foundation develops and distributes reports on important well-being issues.
The Census Bureau’s housing data present a comprehensive picture of housing in America. You’ll find a wide range of data on the size, age and type of American homes; home values, rents and mortgages, affordability, the housing and construction industry, and more.
The Census Bureau collects data about American families for the nation, states and communities. Our statistics describe trends in household and family composition, and show the number of children, young adults and couples living in the United States.