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Tri-County Regional Planning Commission
Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties. The TCRPC supports the region of mid-Michigan by planning for and coordinating intergovernmental solutions to growth-related problems, providing technical assistance to local governments and meeting the needs of communities across the region.
Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments
Your connection to information on Southeast Michigan. Access interactive databases and mapping applications featuring demographic, transportation, economic, land use, and public safety information.
Data Driven Detroit
Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive informed decision-making to strengthen communities in Southeast Michigan.
Northwest Michigan Council of Governments
This web page provides access to statistics for the counties, townships, cities, villages and schools located in northwest lower Michigan; some data for the entire State of Michigan, and links to other Internet-based data sources.
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments
GIS and Census data for Alcona county, Alpena county, Cheboygan county, Crawford county, Montmorency county, Oscoda county, Otsego county, and Presque Isle county.
West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission
The WMSRDC is a federal and state designated regional planning and development agency serving 127 local governments in Lake, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, and northern Ottawa Counties.
East Michigan Council of Governments
Serving the Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Iosco, Isabella, Midland, Ogemaw, Roscommon, Saginaw, Sanilac, Tuscola Counties, and the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.
Sources of statistical information are held throughout the Michigan State University Libraries. This guide is not comprehensive; rather, it provides information on a selection of some of the most important general sources.
Statistical Reference Books
State and Metropolitan Area Data Book by
Publication Date: 1979-2010
Features more than 1,500 data items for the United States and individual states, counties and metropolitan areas from a variety of sources. Information in the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book covers the following topical areas: age, agriculture, births, business establishments, communications, construction, cost of living, crime, deaths, education, elections, employment, energy, finance, government, health, households, housing, immigration, income, manufactures, marriages and divorces, media, natural resources, population, poverty, race and Hispanic origin, residence, retail sales, science and engineering, social services, tourism, transportation, and veterans.
County and City Data Book by
Publication Date: 1949-2007
The most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more. Information in the County and City Data Book covers the following topical areas: age, agriculture, births, business establishments, climate, construction, crime, deaths, earnings, education, elections, employment, finance, government, health, households, housing, income, labor force, manufactures, population, poverty, race and Hispanic origin, social services, and water use.
Citizen's Research Council Almanac
Publication Date: 2008
The Citizens Research Council of Michigan is a privately funded, not-for-profit public affairs research organization.
Michigan Statistical Abstract by
Call Number: HA441 .M53
Reference Desk, 1 Center
Although outdated this book still points to relevant sources of information and provides historical facts.
Profiles of Michigan by
Call Number: HT123.5.M5 P76
Latest edition in Reference, 1 Center
Includes county and place profiles, rankings and comparisons. Sections on education, ancestry, Hispanic population, Asian population, climate, and demographic and reference maps.
Statistical Indexes & Databases
Statista is a statistics portal that provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources including agriculture, advertising, health, hospitality, consumer goods, and much more.