Official US government website. The United States Census Bureau collects and publishes data related to America's people, places, and economy. Contains multiple tools and reports for exploring data on the national, state, county, and city level (many linked separately below).
From the US Census Bureau. Provides statistics about people (population demographics, households, computer use, education, health, economy, income, etc.), businesses, and geography for all states and counties in the U.S. and for individual cities and towns (only those with a population of 5,000 or more). Can create interactive tables, maps, and charts for datasets and compare states against each other or the nation as a whole as well.
From the US Census Bureau. Data from the official U.S. census that is conducted every ten years. Also includes briefs, special reports, and summary information regarding the census. Goes back to 1790 (earlier years may have less data available).
From the US Census Bureau. Statistics from the American Community Survey about people, jobs, housing, economy, and education specific to the American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Searchable by name of tribal area or by state.
Publications from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Includes reports from Crime in the United States, the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA), Hate Crime Statistics, and various other topical crime reports.
Official US government website. NCES collects and analyzes data related to education in the U.S. and internationally. Part of the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. Contains multiple tools and reports on state and local education statistics (many linked separately below).
From NCES. Presents data by state for elementary and secondary education reform efforts in the areas of accountability, assessment and standards, staff qualifications and development, state support for school choice and other options, and student readiness and progress through school.
From the National Assessment of Educational Progress, overseen by NCES. Find assessment statistics for mathematics, reading, science and writing by grade level, state and district. Also contains detailed state and district profiles and ability to compare demographics by state.
A report by the National Safety Council. Explore data by state about programs in place and developing programs to prevent injuries and deaths. State-level statistics regarding numbers of preventable injuries and deaths here: https://injuryfacts.nsc.org/state-data/state-overview/.