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U.S. Legislation and Regulations: Programs & Statistics

A guide to public policy resources.


  • Statistical Abstract of the United States. Online.
    Also in print: HA201(year). 1878-ongoing.
    Location: Reference latest; Stacks for older years.
    A compendium of social, economic and political statistics about the U.S.
  • American FactFinder - Census Bureau
    Find population, housing, economic and geographic data.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight. 1973-ongoing.
    Provides abstracts and/or full text of statistical information from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and documents from international organizations from 1983.
  • Statistics Databases

Program Information

    Access to grant programs from Federal agencies that provide assistance or benefits to the public in the form of grants and loans. Search for information on programs e.g. tanf tennessee
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. Current only.
    Describes federal programs, projects, services and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the public. 


  • • American FactFinder

    Includes detailed census data and fact sheets for communities and states.

  • • Childstats

    Forum on child and family statistics.

  • • Data and Statistics about the US
  • Statistical Reference ShelfFedStats

    Centralized website for federal government statistics. Includes statistical profiles for states, counties, cities, federal election and judicial districts, along with federal agency statistics.

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    Provides statistics on spending by the federal government.