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View Resource Youth Indicators 1996: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth

The US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has recently made this publication (in .pdf format) available at its web site. Youth Indicators 1996: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth is "a statistical compilation of data on family structure, jobs, education, and other elements that comprise the world of young people." It contains 69 tables and charts...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/yi/
View Resource The White House Social Statistics Briefing Room

The White House Web site has made access to current U.S. social data much easier by establishing the Social Statistics Briefing Room. The power of this site is that it not only offers brief statistics and charts, but that it also links to the agency that is responsible for the data, allowing interested users to obtain much more detailed data when available. The Social Briefing Room contains data...

https://clintonwhitehouse2.archives.gov/fsbr/esbr.html
View Resource Statistical Abstract of the United States

The US Census Bureau offers this exhaustive compendium of national, regional, state, local, and selected international statistics drawn from "reports and records of government and private agencies." The book (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only) is divided into 31 topical chapters, composed mostly of annual time series data. Unfortunately, as there is no table of contents, the best finding aid is the...

https://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical_abstract.html
View Resource Basic Tables: 1990 Demographic Profile Generator -Vers. 2

The University of Missouri-St. Louis Urban Information Center has recently updated this online application, which allows users to "generate a single 1990 'Basic Tables' (demographic profile) report for any of the supported geographic units, including census tract, block group, city (no size limit), 5-digit ZIP code, state, county or metro area for anywhere in the United States. Examples are...

http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/websas/xtabs3v2.html
View Resource Statistical Abstract of the United States 1997

The first piece of good news is that the US Census Bureau has made the newest addition of this exhaustive compendium of national, regional, state, local, and selected international statistics drawn from "reports and records of government and private agencies" available (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only). The second piece of good news is that the site where the volume resides has been reorganized...

https://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical_abstract.html
View Resource Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS)

Part of the Historical Census Projects at the University of Minnesota and funded in part by the National Science Foundation, the IPUMS consists of twenty-five high-precision samples of the American population drawn from thirteen federal censuses. Some of these samples have existed for years, and others were created specifically for this database. The twenty five samples span the censuses of 1850...

https://cps.ipums.org/cps/
View Resource Socially Engaged Internet Users: Prospects for Online Philanthropy and Activism

Craver, Mathews, Smith and Company (CMS), a marketing research and organization development firm serving charity and social advocacy organizations, has just released a substantive study of socially engaged Internet users. Based on focus group research combined with 1,200 interviews of Internet users, the study "found that nearly 50 million Americans over 18 have internet access and currently...

http://www.adwil.tv/portfolio/advertising/abid/cmsi_report.p...
View Resource The Right Site

Easy Analytic Software, Inc. (EASI) provides free access to demographic reports and analyses based on US census data. Reports are generated interactively by users who select from twelve different geographic divisions (e.g. ZIP codes, counties, or television markets) and from twelve different report types--which analyze variables such as income, education, and quality of life. These interactive...

https://www.easidemographics.com/
View Resource Statistical Abstract of the United States

The US Census Bureau has released the online version of the 118th edition of the Statistical Abstract of the United States, an annual compendium of statistics profiling the social, demographic, and economic conditions in the US. The 1998 edition contains almost 1,700 tables and graphs, which present summaries of local, state, regional, national, and selected international data, including "93 new...

https://www.census.gov/library/publications/time-series/stat...
View Resource Trends in the Well-Being of America's Children and Youth

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently placed online its third annual report on trends in the well-being of America's children and youth. Drawn from over 90 indicators of well-being, the report is designed to provide policy makers, the media, and interested citizens an accessible overview of data on the condition of children in the US. The report is divided into two parts,...

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.32106019747705;vi...
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