Our World in DataA project of the Global Change Data Lab, Our World in Data provides data in a number of research areas. All visualizations and text are licensed under Creative Commons licenses for open use with attribution. Data and code are also available for download.
Statistical reference database containing information on social, political, and economic conditions, collected by the United States Census Bureau; includes downloadable graphs and charts.
For a comprehensive guide to understanding, finding, and using U.S. Census data, see this Census Basics Guide.
Data.census.govThe primary way to access Census Bureau data as of July 2019.
State Data CentersState Data Centers, sponsored by the Census Bureau, coordinate affiliate agencies within their regions to provide access to demographic data and tools. This links to the Census Bureau's directory of all state data centers.
StatisticalAtlasA free, interactive visualization of U.S. Census Bureau data at many levels.
Utah State Data CenterThe Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah serves as the Utah State Data Center. It provides access to demographic data and studies and reports on trends within the state.
Utah DataProvides open access to a growing number of publicly available, reusable data sets covering topics from education, to employment, to public health.
Utah State Board of EducationThe Utah State Board of Education (USBE) collects and analyzes a wide variety of information about Utah K-12 schools, student progress, graduation rates, districts, and other useful statistics and reports on the condition of Utah's education.
Utah System of Higher EducationThe Utah System of Higher Education collects data from all eight of the public institutions of higher education in the state to help in planning, management, and reporting.
CDC Data & StatisticsA collection of data, statistics, and tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control WONDERCDC WONDER makes the information resources of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) available to public health professionals and the public at large. It provides access to a wide array of public health information and is valuable in public health research, decision making, priority setting, program evaluation, and resource allocation.
NIMH StatisticsAn extensive collection of the National Institute of Mental Health's best statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental disorders.
World Health OrganizationWHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Children and Families
Child Welfare Information GatewayFrom the U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services. Reports, databases, and demographics on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
Youth.govYouth facts, funding information, and tools. Assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.
ChildStats.govFind info on conditions and trends related to child and family well-being from 23 U.S. Federal agencies.
Kids Count Data CenterData from the Annie E. Casey Foundation on child and family well-being in the United States from 2000 to the present. State level data available.
Criminal Justice System
Bureau of Justice StatisticsStatistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government
UNdataA a single entry-point for international statistical databases. Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies.