State Stats is a new database from CQ Press that delivers a dynamic and engaging user experience that is unmatched in other resources. Featuring data from more than 80 different government and non-government sources and backed by a rich collection of more than 2,000 current and historical data series on popular topics of research interest, State Stats uniquely allows users to discover, view, and export key information measures for the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

View the full source list.

State Stats makes research easy by providing in one place annual measures dating back more than 15 years. Data series are displayed in a clear and consistent format with detailed source information. Numerous topics are covered in categories including:

  • Agriculture
  • Crime and Law Enforcement
  • Defense
  • Demographics
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Employment and Labor
  • Geography, Energy, and the Environment
  • Health and Medicine
  • Social Welfare
  • Taxes and Government Finance
  • Teaching and Education
  • Transportation

The real benefit of State Stats is in its ease of use and clean and concise presentation of data and trends. An intuitive interface lets users easily browse by state or by topic, and then compare across states or across time. Users can then share, save, and export data. State Stats also features CQ Press's CiteNow!® function for generating source citations in APA, MLA, Chicago, or Bluebook styles.

Users can:

  • Analyze data patterns by comparing across states, data series, and time
  • Create and export custom visuals including line charts, scatter plots, and maps
  • Generate tables and download data for statistical research
  • Toggle user display between interactive visual and tabular data view
  • Engage a moveable timeline to discover trends
  • Explore interactive maps featuring zoom and hover functions

State Stats is cross-searchable with other CQ Press online products including CQ Researcher and the CQ Press Political Reference Suite. Ongoing updates to State Stats throughout the year ensure that users have the most current data available.

Data Download

Working on an advanced data research project? The optional advanced State Stats Data Cart allows for bulk data export across single-click download of complete data series and multiple series.

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Source List

  • ACT, Inc.
  • Administration for Children and Families
  • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (HHS)
  • American Academy of Physicians Assistants
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American Hospital Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Assn.
  • Annual Pay/Occupations
  • Association of American Railroads
  • Budget Office, U.S. Department of Education
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • Bureau of Health Professions (HRSA, HHS)
  • Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Bureau of Transporation Statistics
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Children's Bureau
  • College Board
  • Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft Complaint Data
  • Dept Health and Human Services
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Economic Research Service, USDA
  • Energy Information Administration
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federal Election Commission
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
  • Federation of Tax Administrators
  • General Services Administration
  • Head Start Bureau
  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • HHS, Bureau of Health Professions
  • Identity Theft Clearinghouse
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • InterStudy Publications
  • Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse
  • Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
  • Megan's Law Report Card
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
  • National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • National Association of Realtors
  • National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
  • National Association of State Park Directors
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Stds
  • National Center for Education Statistics
  • National Center for State Courts
  • National Conference of State Legislatures
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Servie (NCJRS)
  • National Education Association
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • National Institute for Early Education Research
  • National Institute of Justice
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • National Library of Education
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Sporting Goods Association
  • National Weather Service
  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • SAMHSA - Office of Applied Studies
  • Social Security Administration
  • Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Tax Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • US Department of Education
  • US Department of Homeland Security
ArizonaHawaiiMarylandNew HampshirePennsylvaniaWashington
ArkansasIdahoMassachusettsNew JerseyRhode IslandWest Virginia
CaliforniaIllinoisMichiganNew MexicoSouth CarolinaWisconsin
ColoradoIndianaMinnesotaNew YorkSouth DakotaWyoming
ConnecticutIowaMississippiNorth CarolinaTennessee 
DelawareKansasMissouriNorth DakotaTexas 
District of ColumbiaKentuckyMontanaOhioUtah 
AgricultureGovernment Finances: Federal
Crime and Law EnforcementGovernment Finances: State and Local
EconomyHouseholds and Housing
Employment and LaborSocial Welfare
Energy and EnvironmentTransportation

Crime State Rankings

1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Education State Rankings

2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Health State Rankings

1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

State Rankings

1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

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