Datasource Links


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

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Economic and Business Data

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

National, regional, industry data addressing economic growth, economic development, and inter-industry relationships

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Labor market activity, working conditions, and other labor changes

U.S. Economic Census

A profile for American business, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau every 5 years

Oregon Employment Division

Labor force and employment statistics


National Center for Education Statistics

Oregon Department of Education

School enrollment summaries (Oct. 1)


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

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

World Health Organization (WHO)

World health statistics


Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Immigration statistics

General Population Data

National Survey of Families and Households

 U.S. Census Bureau

Decennial Censuses and American Community Survey (ACS) data:

Statistical Abstracts

Current Population Survey (CPS)

Public Use Microdata Series (PUMS) Data

U.S. Population Estimates

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Migration Data

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) Datafinder

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

Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) Population Forecasts

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

Oregon State University—Rural Communities Explorer

International Data Sources

CIA World Factbook

Eurostat European economic and demographic statistics

United Nations (UN) Statistics Division

United Nations (UN) Yearbook


Child and family statistics for the U.S.

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Statistics on all forms of transportation in the United States

General Social Survey (GSS)

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