The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendia program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products—the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book. To access the most current data, please refer to the organizations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract.
FedStats provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.
A great collection of links to data clearinghouses of federal, state and Bay Area datasets, Earthworks includes data available from numerous research institutions across the United States covering a vast array of subjects and base layer information, both public and restricted data. The restricted data are tied to the institution that holds the content, so be aware that not all data is available to you.
Covers a wide range of student characteristics: parental income & education, ethnicity, other demographic items; financial aid; secondary school achievement & activities; educational & career plans; and values, attitudes, beliefs, and self-concept.
A worldwide network of social scientists studying changing values & their impact on social and political life. The WVS has carried out representative national surveys in 97 societies containing almost 90 percent of the world's population since 1981.