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Data and Statistics
Supporting data is central to your arguments and research. Below are just some of the statistical and data resources PSU Library offers.
Additional PA Statistics resources can be found here.
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to access current and historical U.S. Census data and demographic information. It contains maps, profile reports, data elements, and variables.
Provides mapping, data, and analytics tools on U.S. demographics, real estate, health, jobs, education, and more topics. Mapping allows for multiple layers and editable data ranges.
Offers population, housing, economic, trends, and geographic data.
Provides a wide range of data collected by the Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Historical Statistics of the United States - Millennial Edition
Consists of U.S. demographic and economic statistics from colonial times to the present.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Features data related to education collected and analyzed by the U.S. federal government. Includes reviews and reports on the state of international education too.
National Center for Health Statistics
Compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of U.S. citizens.
Provides full text access to books, journals, and statistical databases produced by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) online library.
Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States
Maintains the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
northwest online data exchange
The Northwest Open Data Exchange (NODE) is a place to find and share research data related to the Pacific Northwest region. We are continually working to make this information easy to access and use by a broad audience.
Statistics in print
The PSU Library catalog contains hundreds of print volumes that provide statistical data on a wide variety of subjects. These include:
The Historical Statistics of the United States by
Call Number: Reference Collection -- 2nd floor HA202 .H57 2006
Publication Date: 2006-01-30
State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 2017 by
Call Number: Reference Collection -- 2nd floor HA202 .S84 2017
Publication Date: 2017-09-28
Datapedia of the United States, 1790-2005 by
Call Number: Reference Collection -- 2nd floor HA202 .K87 2001
Publication Date: 2001-01-01
The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2014 by
Call Number: Reference Collection -- 2nd floor HB235.U6 D47 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-01