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Geography: Data Sources
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Data and Statistics
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
Repository of officially sourced statistical data with visualization, search, and analysis capabilities. You must use the VPN to access this resource from off campus.
Statistics about people, social characteristics, and the economy of the U.S., with Census data from 1790 to the present.
Tool to retrieve recent data on the people and economy of the U.S.
Local government data for participating municipalities/counties in Colorado. Primarily Front Range.
Statista aggregates statistics and studies from market researchers, organizations, specialist publications, and government sources.
National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)
Provides pre-2000 U.S. Census data (American FactFinder only contains the two most recent censuses plus ACS data). Aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2013.
A wide range of topics including energy, trade, health, economic indicators, & more.
he EU's portal for statistical information including population, economics, trade, & more.
From the World Bank. Development indicators, education, gender, health, poverty, & more statistics.
National Climatic Data Center
Loads of instrumental and proxy climate data.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Environmental Dataset Gateway is the EPA's data clearinghouse.
The clearinghouse of US government produced data.
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