Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES)
Official website for Washington State government and the gateway to state and local information for Washington state. There is a section for information on Counties, Cities, and Towns.
Puget Sound Regional Council Provides data on a wide variety of demographic information on race, income, housing, building permits, employment, transportation and more. Links to labor force, per capita income, population and regional consumer price index information.
Using Census Demographic and Economic Data in Business Plans
In this presentation, key and selected demographic and economic data from the U.S. Census Bureau is highlighted that entrepreneurs can use to better understand their customers, competitors, complementary businesses, and suppliers.
A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
America's primary source for criminal justice statistics. Collects, analyzes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Studies and surveys on demography, domestic policy, economics, energy and environment, global attitudes, immigration, internet and technology, public opinion, religion, research methodology, and social trends.
A service of the Indiana Business Research Center, Stats America provides a unique user interface geared towards economic development organizations. This tool is especially good for comparing economic statistics for a variety of geographies.
If you want to start at the broader umbrella, the Department of Commerce oversees several economic organizations, including the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic statistics, which provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the U.S. economy
Economic Development Administration, Economics and Statistics Administration, International Trade Administration, and U.S. Census Bureau.