Politics in America : members of Congress in Washington and at home
Call Number: Ref. JK1012 .P64
Almanac of American Politics
Call Number: Ready Ref. JK271 .B343
Biographies and election data for U.S. Congress.
The Book of States
Call Number: Ready Ref. JK2403 .B6
Historical Statistics of the United States: earliest times to presents by Carter, Susan, et al.
Call Number: Ref. HA202 .H57 2006
Criminal Justice Statistics
Bureau of Justice StatisticsThe BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Uniform Crime Reporting StatisticsThe FBI has gathered crime offense statistics from law enforcement agencies across the Nation through its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program since 1930." Statistics collected for: "violent crime (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault) and property crime (burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft). Use the table-building tool to specify offenses, locality (city, state), and year(s).
U.S. Census DataThe Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
FCSMThe Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) is an interagency committee dedicated to improving the quality of Federal statistics.
U.S. Government Export PortalBrowse or download time series statistics on U.S. international trade, nationwide, detailed by industry classification and foreign market or supplier.
Center for Microeconomic Data - Federal Reserve Bank of New Yorkpublicly available data on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures. Data available on housing prices, general economic indicators, and umemployment rates since the mortgage crisis; delinquency rates for mortgages, auto loans, bank cards, and student loans; and nonprime mortgage delinquency rates.
American National Election Studies (ANES)ANES (American National Election Studies) is a survey conducted by leading scholars of political behavior of voters during each general election. This websites offers an archive of free datasets from 1952 to the present.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: EmploymentThe BLS programs reports national totals of the number of employed people and also provide statistics on subjects such as occupational employment and wages, labor demand and turnover, and the dynamic state of the labor market.
Public Data Explorer - Google Labs"Play with the tool to create visualizations of public data, link to them, or embed them in their own webpages." Use data from the sources listed in data directory on the website, or upload your own. From Google Labs.
Data.govThe home of the U.S. Government’s open data, including data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more
ForeignAssistance.govThe Foreign Assistance Dashboard provides a view of U.S. Government foreign assistance funds and enables users to examine, research, and track aid investments in a standard and easy-to-understand format. The Dashboard is still in its early stages of development.
PEW Research CenterIn addition to providing reports on global developments, PEW polls populations on their opinions of various aspects of the world.