The American Sociological Association, founded in 1905, is the national professional membership association for sociologists and others who are interested in sociology. ASA members include students, faculty working in a full range of institutions, and people working in government agencies and nonprofit and private sector organizations.
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. The survey data and documentation for any BRFSS survey year is available on this site.
CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging ONline Data for Epidemiologic Research) is an easy-to-use, menu-driven system that makes the information resources of the CDC available to public health professionals and the public at large. It provides access to a wide array of public health information.
Find tables, build maps, and learn about America's communities through the Census Bureau data profiles. They cover 100,000+ different geographies: states, counties, places, tribal areas, zip codes, and congressional districts. For each data profile, the Bureau covers topics like education, employment, health, and housing, among others.
The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) advances the understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and inequality by producing rigorous research, training scholars, engaging with policymakers and practitioners, and widely disseminating evidence.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is in the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. NCES fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education; conduct and publish reports; and review and report on education activities internationally.
Native Land Digital creates conversations about the history of colonialism and settler-Indigenous relations, through educational resources such as their maps and Territory Acknowledgement Guide. The maps include the original lands and languages of native groups in the Americas, Oceania, Australia, and parts of Africa. The territories covered by various treaties are also mapped.
NORC (Nonpartisan and Objective Research Organization) conducts research and analysis. They have studied almost every aspect of the human experience and every major news event for more than eight decades. They work with government, corporate, and nonprofit clients to provide the objective expertise necessary to inform critical decisions facing society. NORC conducts research in five areas: Economics, Markets, and the Workforce; Education, Training, and Learning; Global Development; Health and Well-Being; and Society, Media, and Public Affairs.
The Population Association of America (PAA) is a nonprofit, scientific, professional organization established to promote and support high-quality population research. PAA members include demographers, sociologists, economists, public health professionals, and other individuals interested in research and education in the population field.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) is a Federal government agency for behavioral health data and research. CBHSQ data includes the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and the Behavioral Health Services Information System, which collects information on the U.S. behavioral health treatment system and connects people with substance use and mental health treatment through the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator.