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U.S. Population Resources

  • AHRQ: Priority PopulationsAHRQ's priority populations include: women, children, racial and ethnic minorities, populations with special health care needs (chronic illness, disabilities, and end of life care needs), the elderly, low-income, inner-city, and rural populations.
  • CDC FastStatsThe FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.
  • CDC - National Center for Health Statistics 
  • CDC Wonder: CDC Wonder online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available.
  • HealthyPeople 2020Provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
  • U.S. Census Data QuickFactsQuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people