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- Statististical resources will contain demographic information or quantifiable statistics of a given population. Statistical reports will slice information up in a number of ways, and in the case of demographics, one catagory is race.
- Understanding how housing, income, employment, education, etc. break down by race, ethnicity or gender may provide useful insights. However; it is important to think critically about the nature of these catagories and about the drawbacks of broad generalizations.
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.
Statistical Abstract (goverment site)
Published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. The data comes from the U.S. census and is made available by the federal government.