- RAND State Statistics
Contains data in the following categories: Business and economics; Community; Education; Energy and environment; Government finance; Health and socioeconomic; and: Population and demographics for California. Emphasis in on California data but data for other states are available for state level geography. (Also Rand California)
- American Factfinder
American Factfinder is the Census Bureau's data access point. It provides tools to look up, view and deliver data, reports, tables, maps and fact sheets on United States population, economy and industry statistics. Large and small scale geographies, eg., states, counties, places, census tracts and blocks can be searched. Data sets are from the Decennial Census, American Community Survey, Annual Population Estimates, Economic Census, and annual economic surveys. All data sets and statistics may be freely downloaded or viewed online.American FactFinder: How do I find all the Census Tracts in a Place?
Coverage: Data sets are current and include the 2010 and 2000 Decennial Census, and the American Community Survey.
- Statistics and Data Resources
This guide is a starting point for finding commonly requested statistics and data, primarily from government agencies at all levels. For more suggested resources see individual tab pages for statistics and data links from and about the U.S., California, or International organizations or countries.
- Public Policy Institute of California
The Institute strives to inform and improve public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research.
- California Policy Center
The California Policy Center works to expose the reasons we need fiscal reform and education reform, and explores policies to make our public institutions the best they can be. The California Policy Center aspires to provide information that will elevate and enlighten the public dialogue on these vital issues.