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Statistical Abstract of the United States
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Statistical Abstract of the United States (via ProQuest) (UTSA subscription)
Free Website: https://www.census.gov/library/publications/time-series/statistical_abstracts.html (1878-2012)
Summarizes statistical data from a wide variety of government agencies in over 1,500 tables. Check original sources of data for more detailed information. Essential starting place for all U.S. statistics. Tables available in PDF, HTML and Excel formats.