Popular The Missouri Census Data Center is a Premier Local Partner of the U.S. Census Bureau and a sponsored program of the Missouri State Library. Official source for U.S. Census data for the state of Missouri.
The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. No longer published by the U.S. Census Bureau, 1878 - 2012 editions are available online.
From the web site: "Annual reports that present detailed vital statistics data, including natality, mortality, marriage and divorce. These reports are available for download or as bound volumes in many large public and university libraries. Technical details about the data are presented in the Technical Appendix section of Vital Statistics of the United States and as a separate document after 1993 for mortality data." Covers data from 1890-2003.
Uniform Crime Reporting from the FBI: Publications include Crime in the U.S., Hate Crime Statistics, Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, Bank Crime Reports, and more all spanning several years.
Part of the Dept. of Justice, the Bureau collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government
Produced by the Office of Justice Programs, this site "uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services." Programs are rated "Effective," "Promising," and "No Effects."
Part of the Dept. of Labor, the Bureau analyzes, publishes, and disseminates many statistics on the U.S. labor market including employment, unemployment, Consumer Price Index, earnings, inflation, productivity, pay and benefits, and much more.
This is the former site of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly; issues are still available back to 1999 in the Archives link. From the web site: "Career Outlook has articles on a variety of topics — including career fields, career planning, education and training, pay and benefits, and more."
Conducted by the Census Bureau for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this survey "provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics."
"Nonemployer Statistics is an annual series that provides subnational economic data for businesses that have no paid employees and are subject to federal income tax. The data consist of the number of businesses and total receipts by industry. Most nonemployers are self-employed individuals operating unincorporated businesses (known as sole proprietorships), which may or may not be the owner's principal source of income.... The Nonemployers Statistics series is the primary resource available to study the scope and activities of nonemployers at a detailed geographic level."
This is a nationally recognized source of career information by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is designed to provide assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.