The following books, CD-Roms, and web resources provide quick access to information compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau, and can serve as a guide to identifying appropriate primary Census publications for further research.
Historical Census Data Browser
Statistical Abstract of
the United States: The National Data
County and City Extra:
Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book
Places, Towns, and
Current population estimates for all census Places, including Connecticut towns (census designated places and minor civil divisions), numbers of housing units, manufactures, retail trade, and service industry data for incorporated places with populations of 2,500 or more, and statistics on land area, population, households, employment, crime, construction, and local government finance for Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions of 10,000 or more population.
Town Profiles (1996-97 to current available
Demographic, economic, education, government, housing, labor force, and quality of life statistics for towns, counties, and Economic Development Region. Mix of Census Bureau statistics, and privately-produced research center estimates and projections.
Datapedia of the
United States 1790-2000
Historical and current census and other federal data. Subjects: population, vital statistics and health, migration, labor, national income and wealth, consumer income and expenditures, social statistics, land, water and climate, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, minerals, construction and housing, manufactures, transportation, communications, energy, distribution and services, international transactions and foreign commerce, business enterprise, productivity and technological development, financial markets and institutions, and government. Based on Historical Statistics of the United States from Colonial Times, with additional tables from Statistical Abstracts of the United States and other sources for 1970-2000.
of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970
Time-series statistics on population, labor, industries,
the environment, government, and economic subjects.
As with Statistical Abstract of the United States,
this set serves dual purposes: it presents collected data,
and refers the user to primary sources of more detailed
County and City Data
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