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Syracuse University Libraries

WRT 105: Research Starting Points Guide [Instructor, Gabriella Wilson - Fall 2021]

Census Data and Mapping Databases

  • U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts data tables tool (a handy way to retrieve basic U.S. Census data for a particular U.S. state, county or city).

Government Information

Government Information Librarian John Olson's Research Guide

See the subpages entitled:

State/local government info

City & County links

Government Info - State (New York and other States) -

New York State Legislation -


*NOTE - "Government Document" is also one of the search result filters available at the left margin of SUMMON search results

Statistical Databases

Statistical Databases
Large numeric data aggregator databases that collect a wide variety of current and historical statistical data, at times in the context of international, national, state or local government reports (including statistical data pertaining to Syracuse and New York State, and beyond)

Syracuse/Onondaga County Data: DataCuse is the City of Syracuse's central location for open data, maps, and visualizations to help you understand what is happening in the city.