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Census Bureau Resources

Current Population Survey (CPS)
The CPS is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census, it is the primary source of information on the labor force characteristics of the U.S. population.

Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
The SIPP provides national-level data that collects the source and amount of income, labor force information, program participation and eligibility data, and general demographic characteristics to measure the effectiveness of existing federal, state, and local programs.

Statistical Abstract: National Security and Veterans Affairs
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.

American FactFinder
American FactFinder contains data in the form of maps, tables, and reports from a variety of Census Bureau sources including the decennial census and the ACS.

Survey of Business Owners: Veteran Business Owners and Veteran-Owned Businesses
The Survey of Business Owners (SBO) provides the only comprehensive, regularly collected source of information on selected economic and demographic characteristics for businesses and business owners by gender, ethnicity, and race.

American Community Survey (ACS)
The ACS is a nationwide survey of about 3 million household addresses designed to provide critical economic, social, demographic, and housing information to this country’s communities every year.

Other Resources (Governmental)

Department of Defense: Statistical Information Analysis Division  Link to a non-federal Web site
Up-to-date information on military personnel, civilian personnel, military casualty information, military admirals and generals, recent publications, and a glossary of DoD work force terms.

Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)  Link to a non-federal Web site
The DMDC collects, archives, and maintains accurate, readily available manpower and personnel data, as well as financial databases for the Department of Defense.

Library of Congress: Veterans History Project
The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs
The U.S. House of Representations Committee on Veterans Affairs websites contains information about membership, history, upcoming and past hearings, legislation and other important news concerning Committee action.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs: National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
The National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS) collects and analyzes data related to veterans.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces by period of service and service-connected disability.

National Archives: Military and Veterans Records
The National Archives is the official repository for records of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard and other government agencies.

Other Resources (Non-Governmental)

Naval Postgraduate School  Link to a non-federal Web site
A wide range of information about the military, including veterans information and links.

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University  Link to a non-federal Web site
The Military Family Research Institute is a research and outreach organization based at Purdue University, whose mission is to conduct studies that provide insight into the experiences of military members and their families.

Women Research and Education Institute (WREI): Women in the Military and Veterans  Link to a non-federal Web site
The Women in the Military project was established in 1990 to provide information and policy analysis on issues important to military women and women veterans to government policy makers, scholars, the media, the media, and the general public.

RAND Corporation  Link to a non-federal Web site
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis. RAND has two research areas that have specific ties to the military: Terrorism and Homeland Security, and National Security.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Veterans |  Last Revised: 2013-05-21T16:50:25.413-04:00