Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index.
"U.S. Census Bureau is the preeminent collector and provider of timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States."
U.S. Census Bureau publishes Statistical Abstract of the United States.
"ePodunk provides in-depth information about more than 46,000 communities around the country, from Manhattan to Los Angeles, Pottstown to Podunk. Our listings also include geocoded information about thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and other places across America."
U.S. Census Bureau publishes American FactFinder, a source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
Pennsylvania Department of Health-Health Statistics.
"The World Factbook is produced by CIA's Directorate of Intelligence. The Factbook is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities."
The Pennsylvania State Data Center is the Commonwealths Official Source of population and demographic information. The following information from the Demographic Profiles is available from the Pennsylvania State Data Center: County Demographic Profiles; Municipal Demographic Profiles; Population by Age and the Median Age, County Level; Percentage Change in Population, 1990-2010 for Aged 65 and Over, Housing Units, Total, Occupied, Vacant and Seasonal; Race Breakdown of Hispanic/Latino; Housing Unit Percent Change; Pennsylvania Counties, 1990-2010.
You've cast your lines into the sea of sources, but still aren't finding the information you need. That's what happens when you don't know the right place to look. Scroll down to the links below and your days of coming up empty while reporting are over. You'll soon be checking facts and downloading reputable data on everything from public safety to campaign contributions ... you name it. Robert Niles, a journalist and statistician, created this annotated directory of web sites dealing with data and statistics. It is arranged by subject. He earned a master's degree in journalism from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University's Honors Program in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences.
U.S. Census Bureau publishes USA QuickFacts, frequently requested Census Bureau information at the national, state and county level.
"A consortium of public opinion research centers in 25 countries that represent the majority of the world’s population “[gives] voice to public opinion around the world” on international issues through this website. Discover public opinion by global region or explore topics such as the environment, globalization/trade, security, and human rights."