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Other Statistical Resources
The resources on this page are the broadest and most basic sources for statistics. For more targeted resources, check out the research guide for your specific topic (Children's Services, Domestic Violence, etc). For an exhaustive guide to statistical resources, check out the research guide listed below:
Statistical information can be found in many sources, both print and online. Given the necessary time for a book to come to press, the most recent information is likely to be found online. Another way to find stats is to note the statistical sources cited in background and reference sources you consult. It is always a good idea to go to the source and see what the actual study says.
Basic Statistical Resources
Historical Census Browser
Census data ranging from 1790-1960 Users can limit searches by many variables including gender, age, education & literacy. Data is available by state and by country. Maintained by the University of Virginia.
New York State Data Center
"The state’s primary and most comprehensive source for economic and demographic data, tracking the trends of the State of New York, its businesses and people."
A statistical portal, focusing on quantitative data within media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Fully searchable, Statista also includes great infographics and charts on hundreds of topics.