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This annual resource is the first place to go when trying to locate statistical information. It is available online as well as in print in the UST Libraries. It provides tables with statistics in many different areas, and provides the information on which organization provided the data so that you can locate more in-depth statistics. See the record listed below for information on the print and a link to older editions of this resource.
This Web site is a subject guide to other Web sites published by individual U.S. government agencies. The actual statstics to whic it links are separate Web sites updated by the specific agencies. it brings together the many statistics provided by these separate agencies.
Use SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap) to create thematic maps, datasets, and reports using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables for the U.S. Use it when you need demographic and marketing data for a specific geographic area in the U.S. such as a city, county, census tract, or ZIP code. Create a free personal account with your UST email to save your work (check your email spam if you don't receive an activation email) or sign in as a guest. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
ICPSR is the world's largest archive of social science data sets; includes data for criminal justice, demography, economics, education, foreign policy, gerontology, history, law, political science, public health, and sociology. Also hosts extensive learning modules on statistical analysis for use in courses. Register for a (free, required) MyData account using your St. Thomas email address (and independent password) to download data sets. If you have any problems accessing the data, contact our campus representative for ICPSR, John Heintz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To create a MyData account:
Hit the Log In button at upper right, then follow the New User>Create Account instructions. When prompted, we encourage you to select the option to allow your campus Official Representative (OR) to view your name and email address--this can help us assist you with troubleshooting and in analyzing our usage.
Email Account Validation:
Typically, ICPSR will automatically recognize your institution and validate your account. If you're trying to download data and receive an unexpected alert that you're not from a member institution, even though you are, your account may need to be validated. We can update this manually.
To request a validation, send an email to email@example.com. Include your name, your institutional email address, and the name of your institution.
This site provides population demographics provided by the Population Reference Bureau and the Social Science Data Analysis Network. Although only national data is provided, this interactive source provides current information under specific topics such as "Marriage and Family".
This site is the basic site for Education Statistics. It includes the Encyclopedia of Education Statistics as well as Youth Indicators, and demographic information on children and families, published by the U.S. Department of Education.
This site provides many different statistics covering "Inflation and consumer spending", "Wages, earnings and benefits", "Occupations", "Demographics", "Industry", "Business costs", etc. from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
This Web site provides information about the Bureau of the Census, and about access tools, as well as social demographic and economic information. Also includes a statistical site called "American Factfinder".