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Environmental Inequality in Postwar America: Data

PolicyMap

PolicyMap allows you to download and map data relating to demographics, housing, income, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, manufacturing, supermarket access, and more. Includes data sets from over 150 public and proprietary sources

New Jersey Data Book

New Jersey Data Book
Demographic, fiscal, geographic, school and political data on New Jersey’s counties, towns and legislative districts. Requires registration.

New Jersey State Data Center

State Data Center Data compiled by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

New Jersey Water

Water Resources of New Jersey. Water-resource information on New Jersey's rivers and streams, groundwater, water quality, and biology. From the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center.

Finding Statistics

Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1878-2012

Demographics

American Community Survey
The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides vital information on a yearly basis about our nation and its people.
Decennial Census Reports from 1790 to 2010
Digitized, but actually less cumbersome to use in print. Print volumes available in Dana Library Government Documents collection.

U.S. Census of Governments

Census of Governments: Federal, State, and Local Governments
Covers government organization, public employment, and government finance. Most data available back to 1992.

Criminal Justice

The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program generates reliable statistics for use in law enforcement. It also provides information for students of criminal justice, researchers, the media, and the public. The program has been providing crime statistics since 1930.

U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics - Criminal Justice Statistics

Environmental Health

National Center for Environmental Health: Data Resources
A reference list of nationally funded data systems that have a relationship to environmental public health.
Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
Annual data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics.
America's Children and the Environment (ACE)
EPA report on children's environmental health.

Food

What's in the Food You Eat Search Tool
Nutrient profiles for 13,000 foods commonly eaten in the U.S. From the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Food Environment Atlas
From the Economic Research Service of the USDA. Currently includes 168 indicators of the food environment in 3 categories: Food Choices—Indicators of the community's access to and acquisition of healthy, affordable food; Health and Well-Being—Indicators of the community’s success in maintaining healthy diets; and Community Characteristics—Indicators of community characteristics that might influence the food environment.

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