Child Trends Databank

Background Users can view and download tables, figures, and reports on a variety of indicators related to children, youth and families in the United States. Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by providing research and data to inform decision-making that affects children. In addition to conducting its own research, Child Trends works with federal and state officials and other…

Diversity Data: Metropolitan Quality of Life Data

Background Users can obtain descriptions, maps, profiles, and ranks of U.S. metropolitan areas pertaining to quality of life, diversity, and opportunities for racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. The Diversity Data project operates a website for users to explore how U.S. metropolitan areas perform on evidence-based social measures affecting quality of life, diversity and opportunity for racial and ethnic groups in the United States. These indicators capture a broad…

Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center

Background Users can obtain justice statistics describing suspects and defendants processed through the Federal criminal justice system. Topics include law enforcement, prosecutions and incarceration. The Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center is maintained by the Urban Institute and Bureau of Justice Statistics. This website provides statistics about suspects and defendants processed through the Federal criminal justice system. This website is useful for policymakers, community organizations and community leaders seeking to understand…

National Longitudinal Surveys

Background The National Longitudinal Surveys provide information from nationally representative samples regarding labor market participation and activities, such as: educational history and employment status, number of hours worked per week and other job characteristics. Information is also provided on significant aspects of life, such as: marriage, fertility, income, and health. The National Longitudinal Surveys are done by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the US Department of Labor. The 5…

The Urban Institute

Users can generate statistics related to economic and social policy. Topics include: crime, economy, taxes, education, health, healthcare, housing, welfare, income, the workplace, and nonprofit organizations. Background The Urban Institute conducts economic and social policy research to inform public policy. Topics include: crime, economy, taxes, education, health, healthcare, housing, welfare, income, the workplace and nonprofit organizations. Database Capabilities Users can interact with and/or download several datasets pertaining to economic and…

National Center for Juvenile Justice

Background Users can access laws and policies on the state and national level related to juvenile and family law. The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) is the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and is the oldest juvenile justice research group in the United States, having conducted national and sub national studies on crime and delinquency since 1973. NCJJ allows users to search…

Statistical Briefing Book on Juvenile Justice

Background Users can access data related to juvenile justice and delinquency using publications on the topic or analyzing data sets. Topics include but are not limited to: law enforcement, juvenile court, and juvenile corrections data. Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB provides timely and reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public. In addition, the data…

National Violent Injury Statistics System

Background Users are able to search for data, article, and abstracts related to violent death and injury. The National Violent Injury Statistics System (NVISS) is working to establish ongoing, national data systems on violent injuries. NVISS’s major project has been to pilot-test, and press for the national adoption of, a uniform reporting system for violent deaths. The project has culminated in the establishment of the National Violent Death Reporting System…