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Data.gov
The home of the US Government's open data. Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
Easy Stats 
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FedStats  
FedStats, which has been available to the public since 1997, provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.
Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States:  2012
International Data Base
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Statistical Abstract of the United States 
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Statistical Programs of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2014
Survey of Income and Program Participation  (SIPP)
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