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Demographics


Texas State Data Center

Census 2010 Demographic Profiles from the State Data Center contains the 100‐percent data, which is the information compiled from the questions asked of all people and about every housing unit.
 
Texas State Data Center A state level liaison to the U.S. Bureau of the Census for better dissemination of Texas census data and to meet a demand for more timely population estimates and projections for inter-censal years.
  • Texas Population Estimates and Projections Programs
 

U.S. Census Bureau

Texas County Populations from the 2010 Redistricting Data. Redistricting data is slightly different than the "normal" data from the Census. This is due to how certain people are counted. For example, military members serving overseas are counted as residing at their home of record for redistricting purposes only. Therefore, the data that is released later may differ from the redistricting data found in this table.
 
US Census Bureau-State & County QuickFacts QuickFacts tables are summary profiles showing frequently requested data items from various Census Bureau programs. Profiles are available for the nation, states, counties, and large cities.
 
Age Data.  Links to information on age groups, the elderly, etc.
 
An Analysis of State and County Population Changes by Characteristics: 1990-1999. This working paper reports the results of research and analysis undertaken by Census Bureau Staff. It has undergone a more limited review than official Census Bureau publications.
 
Census 2010 Data for the State of Texas. Data includes, but is not limited to, statistical data on the following population items: sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household relationship, and household and family characteristics. Advanced users might prefer using the Bureau's American FactFinder.
 
The Hispanic Population in the United States. This five page Current Population Report provides statistics on the civilian noninstitutional Hispanic population of the United States based on the March 1999 Current Population Survey.
 
Historical Census of Texas Counties from 1900 to 1990. Population of Texas Counties by Decennial Census from 1900 to 1990. Compiled and edited by Richard L. Forstall, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Housing and Household Economic Statistics   US Census Bureau data on Housing and Household Economic Statistics over time.
 
Quick Facts. All kinds of demographic and economic data. Look at the data for the state or for individual counties.
 
Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates: State and County Estimates. Estimates of the number of people living in poverty by county. Includes percent of county population and median household income as well.
 
State Rankings. This page provides links to tables showing how the states rank on issues such as population, infant mortality, violent crime, personal income, home ownership, etc. Select "Texas" for statewide statistics. Compare your county to other counties.
 
Statistical Abstract of the United States. This program was cancelled due to budget cuts as of October 1, 2011. Statistical Abstracts from 1878 to 2012 are available through this link.
 
U.S. Census Bureau's Main Page. The place to go for all manner of population data. You could spend hours wandering through this site. Try the "Subjects A-Z" button for a more focused search.
 
U.S. Census Bureau Publications on Population. Subject guide to the Bureau’s publications. All the publications here are in PDF format.
 
U.S. Gazetteer. Download the U.S. Census Bureau's gazetteer files from each decennial census going back to 1990.
 
Voting Demographics. Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, detailed information from recent surveys and historical trends in selected areas, projections of the voting-age population by age, race, Hispanic origin, and gender derived from administrative data are also produced every other year in anticipation of the elections.
 

Other Demographic Sources

Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University. Provides ready access to census and other information on the population of Texas and other areas and to analyses of the patterns of past, current and projected future populations in Texas and of the implications of such patterns for key issues facing Texas.
  
Finding Government Resources on the Web  Links to Federal Legislative Information and many state and local political and governmental sites from Rider University.
 
IPUMS Data. The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) consists of high-precision samples of the American population drawn from fifteen federal censuses and from the American Community Surveys.
 
Library of Congress. Links for Federal Legislative Information and many state and local links.
 
Missouri State Data Center. This is the searchable database part of their web site. Look for population data including age, race, Hispanic origin and sex.
 
National Center for Children in Poverty. The NCCP seeks to identify and promote strategies that prevent poverty among young children (under age 6).
 
TRACER. This site is maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission and contains data on county Labor Force, Employment, Unemployment, and Unemployment Rate.
 
United States Historical Census Data Browser. Census data describing the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970.
 
Univ. of Texas World Lecture Hall  Welcome to World Lecture Hall, your entry point to free online course materials from around the world (includes statistics material).
 

Other Items

FIPS Home Page. Under the Information Technology Management Reform Act (Public Law 104-106), the Secretary of Commerce approves standards and guidelines that are developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for Federal computer systems. These standards and guidelines are issued by NIST as Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) for use government-wide.
  • FIPS Announcements. Provides editorial changes, updated references to documents and organizations and other minor changes to FIPS PUB 4-1.

  • FIPS 55-3 - State Codes, County Codes, Place Codes, Place Names, MSA, Congressional Districts. Provides codes for named populated places, primary county divisions (such as townships and census county divisions), American Indian and Alaska Native areas, and several kinds of facilities. It also provides comparable codes for counties and equivalent legal and statistical entities. In addition to the entity name and its code, the guideline provides other identifying and cross-reference information for each file entry.

  • The index for the online FIPS 55-3. Database queries on FIPS 55-3 geographic information.