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SOC 300 - New York City in the 21st Century (Fall 2017): Maps & Statistical Sources

Try this Database - Social Explorer!

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Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States from 1790 to the present.

Contact for help with Data Sources

For further help with these data sources contact:


Paul Bern
Numeric Data Services Librarian
John Olson
Maps/GIS Librarian

New York City Statistical Data

New York City
Search for MAPS on GIS in the "Search" search box for the best results.

New York City Community Districts Profiles


New York City - A City of Neighborhoods - Maps


NY City - Oasis Project
Interactive GIS mapping tool with data for New York City

NY City - NYCityMap

NY City - NYC Data Mine

NYC - Zola

NY City - Bytes of the Big Apple

Other Statistics on New York State:

New York State Facts

New York State Data Center

Program on Applied Demographics (PAD)

National Statistical Data

US Census Data:

American Factfinder



Other Statistical Sources:

Historical Statistics of the United States

National Center for Health Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics - The Nation's Report Card

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics

          Occupations 2000 - Census Brief

         Standard Occupational Classification Users Guide (SOC) 2000

Population Studies Center, Social Research Institute, University of Michigan
PSC supports a large portfolio of both domestic and international research in several key areas of demographic research: 1) Family Formation, Fertility, and Children; 2) Human Capital, Labor and Wealth; 3) Health, Disability, and Mortality; 4) Population Dynamics; 5) Aging; 6) Methodology; and 7) Regional Studies.

Tip - Getting Data from Google

Google Public Data Explorer

​The Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate.

Offers a limited number of datasets.