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Statistical Resources: New Jersey

This LibGuide will assist you in identifying international, national, state and local statistical sources.


New Jersey Databank (Rutgers University) - Covers current issues in 20 policy areas.

New Jersery State Data Center - Cooperative project between the State of New Jersey and the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Serving data users in the public, private, and academic sectors.

States Perform [Council of State Governments] - Provides users with access to interactive, customizable and up-to-date comparative performance measurement data for 50 states in six key areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education.

New Jersey Quick Facts from the U.S. Department of the Census.

2010 Census for New Jersey - Under Population Finder, Select State for New Jersey.

State and Metropolitan Data Book, 2010 - (U.S. Census Bureau) - Features more than 1,500 data items for the United States and individual states (NJ), counties (Essex & Passaic) and metropolitan areas (Newark, Paterson).

Crime Reports and Statistics (NJ State Police) - Full text of Uniform Crime Reports from 1998 to date.

NJ Economy at a Glance (Bureau of Labor Statistics) - Very current data on NJ's economy with back data beginning with 1976.

Education Statistics (NJ) - Data on school enrollments, graduates, dropouts, staff, state aid, and more.

Health Statistics - (NJ Center for Health Statistics) - Official source for statistics on annual vital events data, chronic illness prevalence and associated risk factors, and injury and violent death (suicide and homicide) surveillance.

Health Statistics (Henry Keiser Family Foundation) - Up-to-date information on health data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the United States. Comprised of more than 800 health indicators.

New Jersey Health Statistics from 1877-2000 (Rutgers University) - Official annual reports on the health of New Jersey covering these years.

Local Labs - makes American Community Survey data accessible and navigable. This link will take you to the main page for New Jersey.



Mercer County

Mercer County Quick Facts (U.S. Census Bureau) 

County Health Rankings (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) - Show the rank of the health of nearly every county in the nation.  The link above is for NJ.

Mapping America: Every City, Every Block (New York Times) - Browse Census data such as income, race and ethnicity, housing and families, and education for metropolitan areas from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, based on samples from 2005 to 2009. The map will start with the NYC metropolitan area, but you can choose to display other metropolitan areas such as Trenton and Philadelphia.


TownStats - Non-profit, non-partisan online database designed to give you access to important information on your town, its budget, and its taxes in a format that makes it easy to make comparisons with other towns.

Mapping America: Every City, Every Block (New York Times) - Browse Census data for the NYC Metropolitan area from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, based on samples from 2005 to 2009.

Local Labs - Trenton, NJ data