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The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2014 by Scott Derks (General Editor)
Call Number: Reference HB 235.U6 V35 2009
Publication Date: 2014-02-01
Contains background & dollar conversion, historical snapshots, income levels and jobs, and food items. It is broken into five-year ranges, decade summaries, and centennial prices for: common house hold items, fashion, help wanted, refrigerator items, outdoor recreation, sports, travel, and more.
The Value of a Dollar, 1600-1865 by Scott Derks (General Editor); Tony Smith
Contains international economic & marketing data on: Advertising, Agriculture Resources, Automotive & Transportation, Banking & Financing, Consumer Expenditure, Consumer Market Sizes, Consumer Prices & Costs, Cultural Indicators, Economic Indicators, Energy Resources & Output, Environmental Data, Foreign Trade, Health, Household Profiles, Income & Deductions, Industrial Markets, IT & Telecommunications, Labor, Literacy & Education, Population, Household Possessions, Retail, Travel & Tourism.
Demographic information about the general public, such as population, age, health, education, and income levels are generally collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. While the Census Bureau collects a lot of different types of info, they do not collect everything.
The best ways to find data sets within the Census Bureau are in the Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878. These are the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
State-wide data & major cities on:
Population, Health, Education, Crime, Labor, Employment, Earnings, Income, Housing, Cost of Living, Business, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Energy, Transportation, Communications, Travel, Social Welfare, Medicare, Defense, and more.
This is a convenient summary of statistics on the social and economic structure of the counties and cities of the United States. Contains Demographic Info, Health Topics, Housing and Earnings by Industries, Labor, Banking, Retail Trade, Accommodation and Food Services, Government Employment, Manufacturing, Agriculture and Water Use.
Who What and Where of America by Martha Farnsworth Riche (Editor); Bernan Press Staff
Call Number: Reference HA 201.122.W48
Publication Date: 2003-09-22
Contains data for major cities organized by date: Age, Ethnicity, and Household Structure, Education, Labor Force, and Income, Migration, Housing, and Transportation
International Historical Statistics: the Americas, 1750-2000 by Brian Mitchell
Call Number: Reference HA 175.M55 2003
Publication Date: 2003-09-06
Stats on North & South American countries (sometimes goes back to 1750): Population, Vital Statistics, Labor Force, Agriculture, Industry, Transportation, Finance, Prices, Education, and National Accounts.
International Historical Statistics: Europe, 1750-2000 by Brian Mitchell
Call Number: HA 1107.M5 2003
Publication Date: 2003-08-16
Stats on European countries (sometimes goes back to 1750): Population, Vital Statistics, Labor Force, Agriculture, Industry, Transportation, Finance, Prices, Education, and National Accounts.
International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia & Oceania, 1750-2000 by B. R. Mitchell
Call Number: HA 4675.M552 2003
Publication Date: 2003-09-06
Stats on Africa, Asia, & Oceania countries (sometimes goes back to 1750): Population, Vital Statistics, Labor Force, Agriculture, Industry, Transportation, Finance, Prices, Education, and National Accounts.