There are several databases that provide general demographic information that is applicable to all of the social sciences.
Databases detailing Government Activity:
Databases detailing Civic Engagement:
Databases detailing Poverty Measures:
Databases detailing Public Assistance:
DataFerrett is a tool and data resource that searches for and pulls data across federal, state, and local surveys; it executes customized variable recoding, and creates complex tabulations and business graphics. Data can be drawn from the Current Population Survey, Survey of Income and Program Participation, American Community Survey, American Housing Survey, Small Area Income Poverty Estimates, Population Estimates, Economic Census Area-wide Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics data, Centers for Disease Control data, and more.
DataFerrett’s newest tool, the Hot Reports provides access to counties' information and the Employment & Training Administration’s Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) areas across the U.S.
The Local Employment Dynamics partnership offers a variety of data tools including the following: