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How to find statistics
These books will help you locate both print and online statistical resources.
Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age by
Call Number: Ref ZA3075.S74 2006
The Oxford Guide to Library Research, 4th ed. by
Call Number: Ref Z710.M23 2015
Fundamentals of Government Information: Mining, Evaluating, and Using Government Resources
Call Number: Ref ZA5055.U6 F67 2011
This U.S. government is a major source of statistical data. This book provides guidance on locating statistical information.
Reference Guide to Data Sources
Call Number: Ref HA33.5.B38 20104
This guide can help you locate the best sources of data.
Statistical Resources in Lighter Library
If you need statistical information, try looking at some of these books to find the information you need.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Call Number: Ref HA202.U66
Published annually by the Federal Government. Contains statistical information on thousands of subjects.
County and City Data Book
Call Number: Ref HA202.A36
Comprehensive source of information about individual counties and cities in the United States. Also available online at
Places, Towns and Townships
Call Number: Ref HA203.P58
Contains statistical information on places in the United States and the people who live in them.
New York Statistical Yearbook
Call Number: Ref HA544.A2
Published annually. Source of statistical data on
New York State counties. Also available online at
Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970
Call Number: Ref HA202.B87 1975
Contains historical data that supplements information found in earlier editions of Statistical Abstracts.
Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics
Call Number: Ref HD8051.H36
Compilation of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
The State of Working America
Call Number: Ref HC106.82.M575
Comprehensive analysis of the U.S. labor market.
Crime in the United States
Call Number: Ref HV6787.A3
Summary of data collected by the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Crime State Rankings
Call Number: Ref HV6787.C75
Analyzes FBI crime data in the United States.