Texas State Data Center
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.
. Links to information on age groups, the elderly, etc.
Census 2000 Data for the State of Texas
. Data in this file 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.
Estimates of the Population of Texas Counties 1990-1999
. This is a link to a text file maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau as the Texas part of the U. S. Census Bureau Estimates of the Population of Counties: Annual Time Series, August 1, 1990, to July 1, 1999 (includes revised April 1, 1990, census population counts). When clicked, it should either display the file or prompt you to download. Once downloaded, it can be opened in just about any program including spreadsheets and databases. Forgot to download the File Layout and Documentation?
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.
Housing and Household Economic Statistics US Census Bureau data on Housing and Household Economic Statistics over time.
. All kinds of demographic and economic data. Look at the data for the state or for individual counties.
. 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.
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.
. Download the U.S. Census Bureau's gazetteer files from each decennial census going back to 1990.
. 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.
ESRI Business Information Solutions
. Check out their free samples. Enter a single zip code, and they will tell you about Median Household Income, Median Home Value, Population, etc.
. 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.
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.
. This site is maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission and contains data on county Labor Force, Employment, Unemployment, and Unemployment Rate.
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).
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.