How Many People Live in Chicago?

Need to know the percentage of females that live in the 60605 zip code, or the number of households that earn between $40,000 and $60,000 a year in Seattle? Demographic data (age, education, housing, income, marital status, etc.) can be obtained in a variety of ways through subscription-based library databases or credible, Internet sources.

U.S. Census Bureau: The United States Census Bureau provides data on the nation’s people and economy. American Factfinder will locate and retrieve information from some of the United States Census Bureau’s largest datasets. Find population, housing, economic, and geographic data and maps for the United States and individual states, counties, and municipalities.

American Factfinder Video

Simply Map: Simply Map is a web-based mapping application that lets users create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. NOTE: You will need to create an account (username and password) the first time you use this resource.

Simply Map Video

Passport GMID: Passport GMID provides demographic, economic, and marketing statistics for 205 countries, as well as detailed income, expenditure and lifestyle statistics.

World Development Indicators Online: WDI Online produced by the World Bank includes statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2000 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.

About Christina Sheley

I am the Head of the Business/SPEA Information Commons at Indiana University-Bloomington.
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