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Arts Management: Statistics

Virginia Statistics

Demographics Research Group, from the Wheldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, produces the official annual population estimates for Virginia and its localities and conducts practical and policy-oriented analysis of census and demographic data.

StatChat, a blog maintained by the UVA Demographics Research Group. StatChat addresses topics in population trends, economics, human geography, politics, Census Bureau and other federal agencies' data releases, or other interesting sources of demographic information.

VirginiaHome Town Locator, also known as the Virginia Gazetteer. A source for maps and other statistical information for Virginia counties, districts, municipalities, and more.

Commonwealth Data Point, an interactive guide to Virginia statistical data.


U.S. Statistics

NADAC, the National Archive of Data on arts and Culture, is a repository that facilitates research on arts and culture by acquiring data, particularly those funded by federal agencies and other organizations.

NCCS, the National Center for Charitable Statistics, acts as a national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the U.S.

American Community Survey (ACS), from the U.S. Census Bureau, provides demographic, economic, social, and housing information derived from annual surveys.

American FactFinder, from the U.S. Census Bureau, is another source of demographic, economic, education, and housing information.

Consumer Expenditure Survey from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics.

The U.S. Statistical Abstract is the authoritative, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This is the 2012 edition, with 2015 updates to the metadata.