Great Places to Start Your Search
|Printed lists of useful
(available near the UCF Library Reference Desk)
|Starting Points - Statistical Data
Starting Points - Business: Marketing
Statistical Abstract of the
U.S. - the print version is available at the UCF Library Reference
American FactFinder (U.S. Census) - includes 1990 Census data, most 2000 Census data & 1997 Economic Census
Florida Statistical Abstract (not available online)
- the print version is available at the UCF Library Reference Desk.
|Criminal Justice Statistics
- U.S. -
Education Statistics - U.S. - Florida - UCF
Health Statistics - U.S. - Florida
Labor Statistics - U.S. - Florida
Other - Fedstats - from more
than 70 Federal agencies
Other - Florida (Univ of Florida) - general, accidents, agriculture, budget/financial reports, crime/criminal justice, economy, education, elections/voting, elderly, employment/unemployment, environment, gambling, health, labor, natural resources, population, recreation/tourism, social, taxes, trade/international, transportation, utilities, waste management
Access to Better Community Data (ABCD) The
mission of this project is to provide easy Access to Better Community Data (ABCD)
through a website on the University of Central Florida's Library web system,
in partnership with the College of Health and Public Affairs Center for Community
Partnerships. This site will strive to meet the following objectives:
|LexisNexis Statistical - Indexes and abstracts federal government statistics since 1974; business, association and state government data since 1980, and international agencies since 1983. The UCF Library has the full text of some reports in print or microfiche formats.|
|Statistical Resources on the Web (Univ of Michigan) provides links for Agriculture, Business & Industry, Comprehensive Subjects, Consumers, Cost of Living, Demographics, Economics, Education, Energy, Environment, Finance & Currency, Foreign Economics, Foreign Governments, Foreign Trade, Government Finances, Health, Housing, Labor, Military, Politics, Science, Sociology, Transportation, Weather|
Population Data & Other StatisticsPopulation Projections Current Population Estimates
American Community Survey Census 2000 Census 1990
Earlier Data: Florida United States Foreign & International
|1970-2030||Florida County Population Data (Florida Legislature EDR)|
|1979-2011||Florida Population Estimates (Florida Dept of Health) - Source: Population estimates are provided by the Florida Legislature's Office of Economic and Demographic Research (EDR). Population data shown on CHARTS and EDR's website may not agree, since EDR revises its population estimates twice a year and CHARTS population data are not revised as often. Age-group data is provided by EDR in 5-year intervals (e.g. 0-4, 5-9, 10-14 etc.). Individual year of age populations are calculated by dividing the 5-year totals by 5.|
|1995-2025||State Population Projections (U.S. Census)|
|1990-2101||National Population Projections (U.S. Census)|
|1950-2050||International Data Base (U.S. Census) - includes data for individual countries|
Current Population Estimates
|1970-2030||Florida County Population Data (Florida Legislature EDR)|
- national, state, county, place & county subdivision, metropolitan area
|current||InfoNation (United Nations) allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.|
|current||Market demographics are available in various printed resources
that are listed on the Starting Points for Business: Marketing
American Community Survey
Community Survey (U.S. Census) is a nationwide annual survey which will
replace the long form in future censuses. Only a small number of communities
are included in the initial surveys. Even the 2005 survey only includes
county level data for most of the covered areas. The Florida counties
included for each year are listed below:
Census 2000 Gateway (U.S. Census) - provides information about the Census.
|2000||Ancestry in America: A Comparative City-by-City Guide to over 200 Ethnic Backgrounds--with Rankings [REF HB3505.A53 2003] - The print edition provides data about all places in America with populations over 10,000. The companion CD-ROM gives the same information for all 33,150 places in the country.|
|1990-||Florida County Profiles (U.S. Census) - includes some more recent data|
|1990-||American FactFinder (U.S. Census) - includes some more recent data & 1997 Economic Census|
|1990||1990 Census Lookup (U.S. Census) is no longer available - Use American FactFinder|
|1990||Detailed Census reports for the entire U.S. in paper & CD-ROM are also available in the UCF Library.|
Earlier Data - Florida1980 1970 1960 1950 1940 1930 1920 Pre-1920
|1950-current||Florida Statistical Abstract - the current print edition
is available at the UCF Library Reference Desk and includes some historic data.
Earlier editions include some historic data from the 1920s. The UCF Library
has previous annual editions:
|1980||Characteristics of the Population
of Population & Housing) provides pdf files for
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/11:980/...)
1980 Census of Housing
|1970||Characteristics of the Population
of Population & Housing) provides pdf files for section 1 (Chapters A-C)
and section 2 (Chapter D):
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/9:970/...)
Census Tracts (1970 Census of Population & Housing) provides pdf files for the following Florida areas:
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/11:970/...)
1970 Census of Housing provides pdf files for the following:
Index to Selected 1970 Census Reports by Paul T. Zeisset
1960 Census of Population and Housing
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/11:960/...)
1960 Census of Housing
1950 Census of Population
1950 Census of Housing
1940 Census of Population
1940 Census of Housing
Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. State Compendium, Florida. Statistics of population, occupations, agriculture, manufactures, and mines and quarries for the State, counties, and cities
|1930-1940||Statistical Abstract of Florida Counties [REF HA311.F54 1944]|
|1830-1945||State censuses, Florida - Some of the microfiche editions
only contain the tables of population counts. The paper editions include
some data back to 1830.
Microfiche editions: 1845,1855,1885,1895,1905,1915,1925,1935,1945 [MFCH HA201.A12]
Paper editions: 1925, 1935, 1945 [FLA DOCS AGR7.S38/] - full text is available online in the Florida Heritage Collection.
See also the entry for the Orlando Public Library holdings below.
An Advancing State, 1907 - 1917 - 1927 and Industrial Survey, 1928
[FLA DOCS AGR8:Ind/1907-1927]
|1830-1880||Population Schedules, Florida [Microfilm HA312.A23] - Name indexes are available for 1830, 1840, & 1850 in the UCF Library Reference Collection [REF F310.J3]. The Population Schedules list individual names for each household in Florida. See also the entry for the Orlando Public Library holdings below. Related information may be found in Florida Microform Sets, such as Orange County tax rolls, deeds, mortgage records, etc. from the 1800's.|
Earlier Data - United States (including Florida)
|1960-1992||Detailed Census reports for the entire U.S. in paper format are available in the UCF Library for 1970 through 1992, including the Economic Censuses. Some national-level data and Economic Censuses are available from 1960 through 1969.|
|1776-2010||Datapedia of the United States, 1790-2005: America Year by Year [REF HA202.K87 2001] "presents the most significant historical statistics of the United States in 23 selected areas from 1776 to 2000. In some areas, such as demography, where projections are possible, the data are extended to 2010." - population, vital statistics & health, migration, labor, national income & wealth, consumer income & expenditures, social statistics, land/water & climate, agriculture, forestry & fisheries, minerals, construction & housing, manufacturing, transportation, communications, energy, distribution & services, international transactions & foreign commerce, business enterprise, productivity & technological development, financial markets & institutions, and government|
Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts (1790-2000) and
Special Collections (Census of Population & Housing) provides online access to various special reports, including:
Religious Affiliation is not identified in the decennial census. The Association of Religion Data Archives provides some county-level data from national studies conducted in 1952, 1971, 1980, 1990, and 2000. Print versions from the 1990 and 2000 surveys are available in the UCF Library:
|1790-2000||Historical Statistics of the United States: Earliest Times to the Present [REF HA202.H57 2006]|
|1790-2000||The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) is a project to create and freely disseminate a database incorporating all available aggregate census information for the United States between 1790 and 2000.|
|1790-1960||Historical Census Data - provides customized population & economic data for each state and county.|
|1790-1970||Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970 [REF HA202.H57]|
|1789-1969||Various reports are available in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, including some reports from the decennial and economic censuses.|
|1850+||IPUMS USA "is a project dedicated to collecting and distributing United States census data."|
|1860-2004||The Value of a Dollar: Prices and Incomes in the United States, 1860-2004 [REF HB235.U6 V35 2004] "records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present."|
Abstract of the United States - the current print edition is available at
the UCF Library Reference Desk and includes some historic data. The UCF
Library has previous annual editions in various formats:
|1930||Statistical Atlas of Southern Counties [REF HA218.J6]|
|1803-1919||State censuses - Some of these microfiche editions
only contain the tables of population counts.
[Microfiche HA201.A12] :
|1790-1920||Various printed resources, including some non-population documents:
See also the entry for the Orlando Public Library holdings below.
|1850-||Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) "consists of thirty-eight high-precision samples of the American population drawn from fifteen federal censuses and from the American Community Surveys of 2000-2004. The thirty-eight samples, which draw on every surviving census from 1850-2000, collectively comprise our richest source of quantitative information on long-term changes in the American population."|
|Bureau of the Census Catalog of Publications, 1790-1972. [US DOCS C56.222/2-2:790-972] - This volume comprises two catalogs. The Catalog of United States Census Publications, 1790-1945 was published in 1950 and lists all materials issued by the Bureau of the Census and its predecessor organizations starting with the first census report of 1790. Part 1 is also available in the Reference Collection [REF Z7554.U5.U62 1968]. Part 2, the Bureau of the Census Catalog of Publications, 1946-1972, updates the historical compilation and describes more than 60,000 reports issued by the Bureau since 1946. See also Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with SuDocs Class Numbers and Indexes by Kevin L. Cook for supplemental entries and indexes to assist users of the 1790-1945 catalog.|
|Population Information in Nineteenth Century Census Volumes
(1790-1890) [REF HA214.S44]
Population Information in Twentieth Century Census Volumes: 1900-1940 [REF HA214.S38 1985]
Population Information in Twentieth Century Census Volumes: 1950-1980 [REF HA214.S38 1988]
These three volumes identify where to find specific population information within the pages of various census publications.
|Census Index (Ohio State University Libraries) is designed to improve access to United States Census information in library collections by providing an online index to Census publications. About Census Index (See also: University of Michigan's Historical Census Publications covering 1790-2000)|
|Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000 [US DOCS C 3.2:M 46/2] describes the questionnaires and instructions for each census.|
Earlier Data - Foreign & International
|1926-1944||Statistical Yearbook of the League of Nations|
|1994-2000||Mexican State Statistical Abstracts (Economic Growth Center Digital Library, Yale Univ)|
CD-ROM Resources identifies Web equivalents for most government CD-ROM products available in the UCF Library.
CenStats - provides access to several data sources, listed below. Alternate sites are listed below for some sources.
County & City Data Book, 2000 (U.S.
County & City Data Books (Univ of Va) provides WWW access to the electronic versions of the 1944-1983, 1988, 1994 and 2000 editions of this U.S. document. County and City Extra is a very similar publication updated annually by a commercial publisher. The most recent edition is available at the UCF Library Reference Desk.
FACSTER (ceased) provides access to various statistical sources.
National Climatic Data Center - provides files for Monthly Climatic Data for the World, Storm Data, Local Climatological Data, Climatological Data, Hourly Precipitation Data, and Heating & Cooling Degree Day Data. Select the Free access by certain agencies and individuals link to obtain the full reports.
National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) is a project to create and freely disseminate a database incorporating all available aggregate census information for the United States between 1790 and 2000.
Orlando Public Library (Orange County Library System)
PopNet (Population Reference Bureau) identifies sources for population-related topics around the world.
Post-1990 Population Estimates (Missouri State CDC) provides customized reports from the most recent county level population estimates from the Census Bureau.
Social Explorer (Queens College, SUNY) provides hundreds of interactive data maps of the United States, including historical data back to 1940.
Quick Health Data Online (Office on Women's Health, DHHS) "provides county-level data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US territories and possessions. Data are available by gender, race and ethnicity and, to the extent possible, age. Data in the system are organized into the following categories with many subcategories under each topic: Demographics, Codes and Status, Mortality, Access to Care, Infectious/Chronic Disease, Reproductive Health, Maternal Health, Mental Health, Violence and Abuse, Prevention"
STAT-USA (U.S. Dept of Commerce) - State of the Nation provides current and historical economic and financial releases and economic data. GLOBUS & NTDB provide current and historical trade-related releases, international market research, trade opportunities, country analysis, and the National Trade Data Bank (NTDB).
USDA Economics, Statistics, & Market Information System (Cornell Univ) contains nearly 300 reports and datasets from the economics agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These materials cover U.S. and international agriculture and related topics.
Other Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) provides links to principal U.S. federal statistical agencies and international statistical agencies from over fifty countries.
ZIPWho provides free ZIP code demographics information based on the 2000 US Census.
ICPSR Data Archive provides access to the world's largest archive of computerized social science data, including Census enumerations; community & urban studies; conflict, aggression, violence, wars; economic behavior & attitudes; education; elites & leadership; geography & environment; government structures, policies & capabilities; health care & facilities; instructional packages & computer programs; international systems; legal systems; legislative & deliberative bodies; mass political behavior & attitudes; organizational behavior; social indicators; social institutions & behavior; and ICPSR Publication-Related Archive. The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), located within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization serving member colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.
Other Resources for Data Sets:
Journals - Some of the journals you may find useful include:
University of Central Florida Library - Many other resources are available; please ask a Reference Librarian for assistance.
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