Historical Statistics of the United States  Connect to Historical Statistics of the United States
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

Provides a standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Expands and revises information provided in Historical Statistics of the United States, previously produced by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, and includes thirty years of new data and scholarship. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.

Footnotes and explanatory information provide instructional information about the data and sources of the data.

Permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting particular areas of interest. Data is downloadable in Excel or CSV; also download entire groups of tables as a zip file.
Coverage: Colonial times to the Present
Permitted Uses: Terms of use
Help: A User's Guide is available. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Cambridge University Press

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/19/14