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  • Click the 'Search' link located in the black bar at the top of the page.Scroll down to 'Countries and Consumers' and expand 'Population.'
  • After checking boxes next to categories; click the blue 'Now Choose Geographies' button.
  • Choose countries/regions and click the blue 'Run Search' button.

SimplyMap: Select a state and city from the pull-down menu. Click the variables tab. Choose groups; located left of the list of variables. Click the "+" signs next to the folder icons to expand the headings. Choose folders like Census Overview; Population; Age; Race and Ethnicity. After checking boxes next to variables; click Add Selected Variables. Choose Reports located on the top (next to Map tab) to see results in a table.

American FactFinder: A freely available website by the U.S. Census Bureau. Hover over left-side columns; such as People; and choose from the categories.

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.: Another freely available website by the U.S. Census Bureau. Choose Population from the categories listed in the left column. Earlier editions; covering the years 1878 through 2007; are also available.

ESRI Business Information Solutions: Provides very detailed demographic data; retrievable by ZIP code. Note that it is a pay site; but free sample info is available.

Proquest Statistical Datasets: The most relevant data can be found under the the "population and income" heading; though "health and vital statistics" contains a few relevant statistics too; such as births.This database tends to work better in Internet Explorer

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