Sources for Historical Statistics
Need historical statistics to back up research for your American History paper? Here are some readily available resources to help:
Historical Abstracts of the United States: from Colonial Times to 1970. HA 202 .A385
Statistical Abstract of the United States HA202. A useful annual summary of census material. The earliest volume the library owns is 1898.
Historical Statistics of Black America. E 185 .H543 1995
A good website is the Historical Census Browser from the University of Virginia which has searchable census data to 1960.
You can also check the catalog for the ebook Datapedia of the United States, 1700-2005: America year by year.