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Data Visualizations at Census.gov
"The Census Bureau is working to increase our use of visualization in making data available to the public, and this gallery is an early part of that effort. The first posted visualizations will pertain largely to historical population data, building on prior work done to portray historical changes in the growth and redistribution of the U.S. population. For later visualizations, the topics will expand beyond decennial census data to include the full breadth of Census Bureau data sets and subject areas, from household and family dynamics, to migration and geographic mobility, to economic indicators." There are some fascinating ways of seeing interesting data.
government_resources  Federal  united_states  Census  statistics  visualizations  fun 
july 2013 by sppl
American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics
Congressional Research Service report from February 26, 2010

"This report is written in response to numerous requests for war casualty statistics and lists of war dead. It provides tables, compiled by sources at the Department of Defense (DOD), indicating the number of casualties among American military personnel serving in principal wars and combat actions.

"Wars covered include the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict, and the Persian Gulf War. Military operations covered include the Iranian Hostage Rescue Mission, Lebanon Peacekeeping, Urgent Fury in Grenada, Just Cause in Panama, Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Restore Hope in Somalia, Uphold Democracy in Haiti, and the ongoing
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

"For the more recent conflicts, starting with the Korean War, more detailed information on types of casualties, and, when available, demographics have been included. This report also cites sources
of published lists of military personnel killed in principal wars and combat actions."
government_resources  Federal  united_states  war  combat  casualty_lists  statistics  military_history  veterans 
july 2013 by sppl
Data and Trend Analysis by Topic @ Met Council
"Find insight on recent data and regional trends including construction, economy, housing, population, transportation, and the Council’s annual opinion survey."
government_resources  metropolitan_area  city  county  Metropolitan_Council  demographics  housing  census  statistics  economics  population  transportation 
april 2011 by sppl
Community Profiles @ Met Council
"Access maps and key information about the Twin Cities region or any city, county or township, including charts and data on population, employment, housing, land use and transportation."
government_resources  metropolitan_area  city  county  Twin_Cities  Metropolitan_Council  demographics  census  population  statistics  housing  economics  transportation 
april 2011 by sppl
Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) Data Center
Nothing tells a story like numbers. And here is where we let them do the talking.

You’ll find data and data tools that give you a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts look at Minnesota’s economy and workforce.

Prepared by our Labor Market Information Office and our Analysis and Evaluation Office, we provide the latest and most detailed data available on employment, wages, job growth and more, as well as key economic comparisons between Minnesota and other states.

From the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
government_resources  state  Minnesota  DEED  economics  labor  statistics  wages 
april 2011 by sppl
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) tool tracks wages and employment by industry at the state, regional, county and municipal levels. QCEW data, which are available on a quarterly and annual basis, are a comprehensive and accurate source of employment and wage information and a key component in many economic research projects.

From the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (MNDEED).
government_resources  state  Minnesota  statistics  employment  wages  MNDEED 
march 2011 by sppl
FRASER - Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research
Empirical economic research depends on economic data, especially data published by governments. Such data presents 2 difficulties for researchers. First, certain government documents can be difficult to locate. Second, published figures frequently are revised by their issuers. FRASER® is designed to address both of these issues, and contains two kinds of documents.

DATA PUBLICATIONS from U. S. government agencies such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, and others more specialized, like the Board of Governor’s Statistical Releases.

HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS Archival material and special collections, including Monetary Policy Hearings, Statements of the Chairman of the Board of Governors, archival material from economic policymakers, source materials from Allan Meltzer’s A History of the Federal Reserve, Vol. 1, the papers from the Brookings Institute’s Committee on the History of the Federal Reserve, and the papers of William McChesney Martin, Jr.
government_resources  federal  united_states  federal_reserve_bank  statistics  economics  economic_indicators 
february 2011 by sppl
U.S. Foreign-Born Population - Census
Statistics, maps, and reports on the foreign-born population of the United States. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
government_resources  federal  united_states  census  immigration  statistics  maps 
august 2010 by sppl
Immigration Statistics
Statistics relating to immigration in the United States, including the Yearbook of Immigration Statistics and Mapping Immigration. From the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS).
government_resources  federal  united_states  DHS  immigration  statistics  maps 
august 2010 by sppl
Visas
A visa is a necessary document for most international travel to the United States, whether temporary or permanent. This website includes information about visas, how to get one, and statistics. From the State Dept.
government_resources  international  united_states  state_dept  statistics  visas  immigration  travel 
august 2010 by sppl
Community DataWorks
Provides demographic, housing, and economic data on the neighborhod (planning districe) and sub-neighborhood (sub planning district) levels. Data is from the U.S. Census. Community DataWorks produced by the Wilder Foundation.
government_resources  city  St_Paul  Minnesota  census  statistics  demographics  housing  economics  neighborhoods 
june 2010 by sppl
Regional Statistics and Data - Metropolitan Council
Census and other data used and compared to reflect and benefit the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area.

Includes:
Census data - 2000 Decennial Census and the American Community Survey.
Regional Development Framework 2030 Forecasts.
Population and Households.
Economy and Employment.
Housing.
Metro Residents Survey.
Development.
Land Use.
Metro Area Comparisons.
Fiscal Disparities.

From the Metropolitan Council.
government_resources  county  city  Minnesota  Metropolitan_Council  census  statistics  demographics  economics  housing  development 
june 2010 by sppl
Minneapolis Census Information
This site includes a variety of Minneapolis-specific tables and reports of demographic, housing and economic data from the Census 2000 statistics, as well as selected data from the 1990 and 1980 Census for comparative purposes. This site also includes data at the neighborhood level for social characteristics such as marital status, language spoken, place of birth, school enrollment and educational attainment. The statistics also reveal economic characteristics such as income and poverty information and employment status. From the City of Minneapolis.
government_resources  city  neighborhoods  Minneapolis  census  statistics  demographics  economics  housing 
june 2010 by sppl
MN Datanet
Datanet is an online system consisting of summarized statistical information designed to serve Minnesota's governments, businesses, schools, nonprofit agencies and citizens. The system contains statistics about social, economic and demographic conditions in Minnesota. From the MN Land Management Information Center.
government_resources  state  county  city  Minnesota  census  statistics  demographics  health  economics  housing 
june 2010 by sppl
Census 2000 Gateway
Provides different ways to access and organize Census 2000 data. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
government_resources  federal  state  county  city  united_states  census  statistics  demographics  housing  economics  maps 
june 2010 by sppl
Minnesota QuickLinks - US Census Bureau
Minnesota demographic, business, economic, and geographic datasets from the American Community Survey, 1990 & 2000 decennial censuses, and the economic census, plus a variety of other sources. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
government_resources  state  Minnesota  census  statistics  demographics  housing  business  economics  geographic 
june 2010 by sppl
State and County QuickFacts
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography. QuickFacts includes data for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 25,000 people. Clicking "More Minnesota data sets" at the top of the page leads to more detailed census data about Minnesota. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
government_resources  federal  state  county  united_states  census  statistics  demographics  business  housing  geography 
june 2010 by sppl
American FactFinder
Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the decennial census, the American Community Survey, the Puerto Rico Community Survey, the Population Estimates Program, the Economic Census, and the Annual Economic Surveys. You can get detailed data, or get a fact sheet for your community by entering your geographic information. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
government_resources  federal  state  county  city  united_states  census  statistics  demographics  housing  economics 
june 2010 by sppl
Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Statistics and Historical Data
Categories include:
Principal Economic Indicators
Bank Assets and Liabilities
Business Finance
Exchange Rates and International Data
Flow of Funds Accounts
Household Finance
Industrial Activity
Interest Rates
Money Stock and Reserve Balances

Federal Reserve statistical releases and historical data have been divided into two pages: Statistics and Historical Data and Surveys and Reports. This page now also includes links to data previously published as part of the discontinued Statistical Supplement.
government_resources  federal  united_states  FRB  statistics  economics  economy  economic_indicators  banking  federal_reserve_bank  foreign_exchange_rates  selected_interest_rates 
june 2010 by sppl
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
BEA prepares national, regional, industry, and international statistics that present essential information on such key issues as economic growth, regional economic development, interindustry relationships, and the Nation's position in the world economy.

National: Quantitative view of US domestic production, consumption, and investment; exports and imports; national and domestic income and saving; and estimates of GDP, which is one of the most closely watched economic statistics.

Regional: Detailed data on economic activity by region, state, metro area, BEA economic area, and county. Also estimates GDP by state.

Industry: Produces the input-output tables, which show how industries interact; and the annual gross product by industry data.

International: Produces a detailed view of economic transactions between the U.S. and other countries; and the direct investment estimates, which show U.S. direct investment abroad and vice versa.

From U.S. Department of Commerce.
government_resources  federal  state  united_states  BEA  commerce_dept  statistics  economics 
june 2010 by sppl
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