State and Local Area Statistics
In addition to searching the U.S. Census Bureau's American FactFinder by state, county, city, zip code and other demographic areas, the following webistes provide additional sources of state and local area statistics.
- County and City Data Book: 2007 (Census Bureau). Compilation of data for cities and counties.
- RAND California provides easy access to statistics about California; some databases cover the entire United States. (Oviatt Library subscription; not available to all users). An online training exercise for this database is available.
- Los Angeles Government Sources Oviatt Library online guide with links to statistics about Los Angeles City and Los Angeles County from federal, state, and local sources.
- State & County QuickFacts is also a good starting point for state, county, and city-level (for cities with populations over 25,000 people) information.
- State and Local Governments (Library of Congress)
- Statistical Abstract: State Abstracts
- State of the Cities Data Systems (HUD User)