Provides snapshot stats on general demographics, social, economic and housing characteristics for Massachusetts. Type in the town or city name to see data for your community. Also enables searching other states & cities.
Census 2000 data for all states compiled by the Missouri Data Center. Data is organized by Counties, Places 2500 + , Places < 2500, MCDs, Cong. Districts and MSAs.
Books in Reference
Atlas of American Diversity E184 A1 S575 1998 (O’Leary Reference) Provides information, data, and maps regarding population growth and projections, regional dispersion, state populations, major city concentrations, labor force participation, educational attainment, and more topics on African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, US Latinos, American Indians, and European Americans.
Atlas of the 1990 CensusG1201 .E2 M3 1992 (O’Leary Reference) Includes population maps based on 1990 census data, including information specific to Asian American regional populations
Historical statistics of Black AmericaE185 .H543 1995 (O’Leary Reference)
We the People: An Atlas of America's Ethnic Diversity. E184.A1 A479 1988 (O’Leary Reference) Focuses on racial and ethnic populations in the US; based on data from the 1970s and 1980s.
Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program has composed this 13-page paper which looks at the transformation of the immigrant community over the past decade. Released in October 2011, the report notes that the foreign-born population in the United States reached 40 million in 2010 and that immigrant settlement became less concentrated during the 2000s. The report also notes that 51 percent of immigrants lived in the suburbs of large metropolitan areas.
Comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Tables cover health, elections, employment, population, earnings, transportation, banking, crime, etx.