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Latino/a Studies

Statistical Web Sites

  • American Fact Finder
    The Census Bureau's primary vehicle for distributing recent Census data. Data from the 2000 and 1990 Census, economic censuses since 1997, and the American Community Survey are also available here.
  • Hispanic Population of the United States
    Official page from the U.S. Census Bureau with reports and data about the Latino population from Census surveys, including the 2000 Census, American Community Survey, and Current Population Survey.
  • Latin American Migration Project (LAMP)
    LAMP is a multidisciplinary research project investigating migration flows originating in Latin American countries, including Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Haiti, Peru, and Guatemala.
  • Resource Center for Minority Data (ICPSR)
    The RCMD provides educators, researchers and students with data resources to analyze issues affecting racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States.
  • National Center for Education Statistics
    The NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
  • Pew Hispanic Center
    Founded in 2001, the Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation. This site is a great source for statistics on Latinos.
  • U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
    The mission of the BEA is to produce and disseminate accurate, timely, relevant, and cost-effective economic accounts statistics that provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of economic activity.
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The BLS serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates statistical data on topics such as inflation, wages and earnings, employment, and productivity.
  • U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security - Publications
    Provides links to publications concerning immigration flows into the United States.