State and Local Information:
Research tips for finding local information - from the University of Texas at Austin
State of Texas Resources:
- Texas FactBook - From Texas Legislative Budget Board, this biennial publication provides a selection state-level data for Texas as well as rankings comparing Texas with other states.
- Texas Handbook - A digital gateway to Texas history information published by the Texas State Historical Association.
- Texas State Data Center - Part of the State Data Center System, a national network of 52 centers whose goal is to increase the availability and accessibility of demographic census data.
- Texas Ahead – Your one-stop portal to economic resources for growing and governing Texas
- American Community Survey - Use geographies to limit to Texas
- Texas Vital Statistics Annual Reports - demographic data on births, deaths, fetal deaths, abortions, marriages, and divorces
- Labor Market Information and Other Data - From Texas Workforce Commission
- Office of the Governor: Economic Development - Portal to various economic data sources
- Texas Real Estate Data - From the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. See both “Our Catalog” and “Data” statistical data
- Texas Education Agency Data Resources & Research - Links to a variety of agencies and reports on data on Texas students and schools.
- Crime in Texas - From the Department of Public Safety
- Agricultural Statistics Service: Texas - From U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Texas Government Information University of Texas/Austin - Links to various Texas government organizations.
- The Texas Tribune - The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that promotes civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government and other matters of statewide concern.
- Texas Legislative Reference Library - The primary purpose of the Legislative Reference Library is to satisfy the reference and research needs of the Legislature, its staff, and its committees. Whenever possible within this framework, the library will assist the public and other state agencies with legislative research.
- Texas Archive of the Moving Image - TAMI’s ever-growing online collection includes home movies, amateur films, advertisements, local television, industrial and corporate productions, as well as Hollywood and internationally produced moving images of Texas.
City of Austin Resources
- American Community Survey - Use geographies to limit to Austin, Austin Metro, or by zip code
- City of Austin Demographics - Contains vital demographic components of population and housing.
- Austin Crime Statistics (Austin Police Department)