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Bureau of Labor Statistics - Demographics
This link takes you to an overview of BLS demographic data, but the page provides access to all sorts of other business and labor information/data.
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Data about the U.S. national economy.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
The CE Survey consists of the quarterly Interview and the Diary Survey, that provide information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics.
"We obtain thousands of data items from hundreds of data sets from a dozens of federal, state and local government sources, along with some commercial or private source data....."
Statistics of U.S. Businesses
An annual series that provides national and sub-national data on the distribution of economic data by enterprise size and industry.
General Government Information
American Community Survey Interactive Data Wheel
interactive tool that provides information about your state’s population, such as, Interactive tool for communities covering median age, foreign born, below poverty, without health insurance, and more.
My Congressional District
Users can view statistics covering age, employment, education, and much more by congressional district.
Quick Facts Census Info
Another site to get census information quickly by region in a very visual way.
Race Data for Population of U.S.
The data on race were derived from answers to the question on race that was asked of individuals in the United States. The Census Bureau collects racial data in accordance with guidelines provided by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and these data are based on self-identification.
Regional Economic Accounts
The regional economic accounts tell us about the geographic distribution of U.S. economic activity and growth. The estimates of gross domestic product by state and state and local area personal income, and the accompanying detail, provide a consistent framework for analyzing and comparing individual state and local area economies.
U.S. Census Bureau
The official web site of the Bureau of the Census.
Community Profile Info
Commercial site providing information on people, health, economy, housing,crime, etc. on thousands of communities in the United States. Access is free, but does require registration to access some information.
Polling and economic research
While some content on the Gallup site is blocked to subscribers, one can find many free News releases on a variety of current interests areas.
National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER) Working papers
Publish more than 1200 working papers annually. Most are authored by academics. Current 18 months requires a subscription, but older content is free.
PEW Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Collects, preserves, and disseminates public opinion data; to serve as a resource to help improve the practice of survey research.
"SurveyMonkey has a single purpose: to enable anyone to create professional online surveys quickly and easily - for free".