Journalism and Electronia Media:Statistics

This guide presents selected print, electronic, and Internet resources relevant for completing research in Journalism & Electronic Media at the UT Libraries.


Data by County:

  • State and County QuickFacts
    QuickFacts provides frequently requested information on people, business and geography at the national, state and county level.
    (2010 data for States only)

  • MapStats
    Similiar data as in QuickFacts but with additional variables. Click on "Browse More Data Sets" for crime statistics. Geography: States, counties, Congressional Districts, and Federal judicial districts. (2000 data)

  • USA Counties IN Profile (STATS Indiana)
    Provides current federal statistics on a variety of demographic and economic indicators. Comparable indicators for 3,141 counties nationwide plus unique side-by-side comparisons.

American FactFinder
Quick facts about communities (US, states, counties, cities towns, and 5-digit ZIP Codes). Information on people, housing, business & government.

DataSets - provides summary and detailed tables by geography, and demographic and housing characteristics for 100 percent and sample data for the 1990 & 2000 censuses and the American Community Survey.


Statistical Abstract of the United States
An online resource from the federal government. Includes statistical information drawn from public and private sources. The Research Desk in the Commons has a print copy (Call number HA202 (yr.)

The World Almanac and Book of Facts
A yearly compilation of information including statistics. The Research Desk in the Commons has a print copy (Call number AY67.N5 W7) 

Data and statistics

A list of federal statistics sites by subject.

Guide to State Statistical Abstracts

The best place to begin your search for statistics from other states.

Media Literacy Librarian

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Tennessee Statistical Abstract Discontinued 2003.
Provides statistical information about Tennessee.  Print copy in the Reference Room (Call number HA645.T4).

Center for Business and Economic Resesearch
Check here for recentTennessee statistics.
Data Series and TN State Data Center

Dept. of Economic & Community Development

State Economic Data
State Profiles
County & Community Data Sheets

Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development
Labor Market Information

The Source - labor market data

Tennessee Economic Council on Women

Status of Women in TN Counties

Dept. of State
Election Results
Election Statistics

TN Ethics Commission

Dept. of Education
TCAP Test Results
School Report Cards

TN Higher Education Commission
Universities & Community Colleges

TN Board of Regents
Data & Statistics

TN Dept. of Health
Health Data
Mental Health Services
Health Services for consumers
Vital Records

Law Enforcement
Campus Crime Statistics

Highway Patrol Statistics 
Prison Statistics
Youth Crime Statistics

Dept. of Revenue
Revenue Collections Information

Tax Rates - State Taxes

Secretary of State
Business Services