Datasource Links

Housing

Department of Housing and Urban Development 

Monthly and annual permit data for counties and cities from the Census Bureau’s Building Permits Survey are available on the Census Bureau’s website or from this tool  https://socds.huduser.gov/permits/

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  https://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/hads/hads.html

Economic and Business Data

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

National, regional, industry data addressing economic growth, economic development, and inter-industry relationships http://www.bea.gov/

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Labor market activity, working conditions, and other labor changes  http://www.bls.gov/

U.S. Economic Census

A profile for American business, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau every 5 years https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/economic-census.html

Oregon Employment Division

Labor force and employment statistics https://www.qualityinfo.org/

Education

National Center for Education Statistics

 http://nces.ed.gov/

Oregon Department of Education

School enrollment summaries (Oct. 1)

https://www.oregon.gov/ode/reports-and-data/students/Pages/Student-Enrollment-Reports.aspx

Health

 Center for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics  

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/

Oregon Center for Health Statistics Births, Deaths, and other vital records 

http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/VitalStatistics

World Health Organization (WHO)

World health statistics  http://www.who.int/gho/en/

Immigration

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Immigration statistics  http://www.dhs.gov/immigration-statistics

General Population Data

National Survey of Families and Households  

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/nsfh/

 U.S. Census Bureau 

 http://www.census.gov/

Decennial Censuses and American Community Survey (ACS) data:  

http://factfinder.census.gov/

Statistical Abstracts  

http://www.census.gov/library/publications/time-series/statistical_abstracts.html

Current Population Survey (CPS)  

http://www.census.gov/cps/

Public Use Microdata Series (PUMS) Data 

 http://usa.ipums.org/usa/

U.S. Population Estimates  

http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Migration Data  

http://www.irs.gov/uac/SOI-Tax-Stats-Migration-Data

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) Datafinder 

 http://www.prb.org/DataFinder.aspx

Portland State University (PSU) Population Research Center (PRC) Annual Population Estimate  

https://www.pdx.edu/prc/population-reports-estimates

Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) PopulationForecasts  

https://www.oregon.gov/das/OEA/Pages/forecastdemographic.aspx

Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM)Population estimates, forecasts, and projections  

www.ofm.wa.gov/pop

Oregon State University—Rural Communities Explorer  

http://oregonexplorer.info/rural/

International Data Sources

CIA World Factbook  

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ 

Eurostat European economic and demographic statistics 

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat

United Nations (UN) Statistics Division  

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/default.htm

United Nations (UN) Yearbook  

http://unyearbook.un.org/

Miscellaneous

Data.gov   

http://www.data.gov/

Child and family statistics for the U.S.  

http://www.childstats.gov/

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Statistics on all forms of transportation in the United States  http://www.bts.gov/

General Social Survey (GSS)  

http://www.norc.org/Research/Projects/Pages/general-social-survey.aspx

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)—University of Michigan  

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/