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    • Economic Statistics
      • Free mobile apps from the Census Bureau provided by the U.S. Census Bureau and federal statistical agencies that provides the public access to real-time updates for 16 key economic indicators about the U.S. economy through any Apple and Android smartphone or tablet device.

      • Easy entry into the full range of economic data and analysis produced by BLS. Here is where you'll find the statistics and reports on employment and unemployment, price (such as the Consumer Price Index), living conditions, compensation, productivity and more.

      • Links to Federal Reserve statistics.

      • Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. statistics.
      • For cities and communities within the County of Los Angeles, find listings of business properties and locations for sale and lease, directories of businesses along with demographics, economic and consumer data.  Hosted by the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office, Economic Development Program.

      • For communities and neighborhoods within the City of Los Angeles, find listings of business properties and locations for sale and lease, directories of businesses along with demographics, economic and consumer data.  Hosted by the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power.

      • Contains nearly 25,000 reports and datasets covering U.S. and international agriculture and related topics. 

      • Regional and country information on funding, political and economic status and speeches.
    • Population Statistics
      • One stop source for population, housing, economic and geographic data. Includes data from the two most recent decennial censuses, and data from the American Community Survey.

      • Criminal Justice Statistics Center, Depart.of Justice, Office of Attorney General.
      • U.S. statistics regarding population and housing from the 1990 Census.

      • Contains health information from studies of the Center. Includes publications and statistics.

      • View Los Angeles' government datasets on city services, the economy, budget, transportation, business and more. Popular datasets include "Listing of Active Businesses", "Building and Safety Permit Information" and "Registered Foreclosure Properties". See also special graphical representations of city data, such as the Mayor's Dashboard, which reports on how efficiently the city provides services to the residents; and the Los Angeles GeoHub, which allows researchers to visualize open data provided by the City of Los Angeles and the County of Los Angeles.
      • Statistical information from more than 100 government agencies engaged in the production and dissemination of official federal statistics.

      • U.S. Census data with access to summary, comparison and ranking reports for all available U.S. geographies. Sign up necessary to access.
      • For cities and communities within the County of Los Angeles, find listings of business properties and locations for sale and lease, directories of businesses along with demographics, economic and consumer data.  Hosted by the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office, Economic Development Program.

      • For communities and neighborhoods within the City of Los Angeles, find listings of business properties and locations for sale and lease, directories of businesses along with demographics, economic and consumer data.  Hosted by the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power.

      • Shows how to use maps to find census tract numbers for a Los Angeles geographic area.  Department of Public Works.

      • Population and housing statistics by City Council District and Community Plan area.
      • The Language Map Data Center provides information about over three hundred languages spoken in the United States, using data from the 2006–10 ACS, ACS 2005, and the 2000 US Census. 

      • Resources for genealogists and family historians.  Includes 1940 census archives.

      • Lists of currently available education statistics, from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
      • Provides population, housing, agricultural, and economic data, along with GIS-compatible boundary files, for geographic units in the United States from 1790 to the present. Useful for creation of data files for use in spreadsheets, statistical software, or GIS applications.

      • 220 years of demographic data, 18 maps, plus profile reports, data elements, and variable.  Census.

      • U.S. Census fast, easy access to facts about people, business and geography.

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        The U.S. Census Bureau published editions of the Statistical Abstract from 1878-2012. It provided comprehensive statistics culled from governmental and private sources, describing the social, political and economic condition of the United States. Due to budget cuts, the publication of this title ceased after the 2012 edition. 

        Proquest and Bernan Press continued the series beginning with the 2013 edition. To check the library's holdings, search the catalog for Proquest Statistical Abstract, call number 317.3 U52. Los Angeles Public Library does not have access to Proquest's online edition of the Statistical Abstract.


      • The most comprehensive site for current U.S. demographic data. Includes: Nation's population, housing, business and manufacturing activity, international trade, farming and state and local governments.

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