Pew Research Center conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. This site offers online data analysis and raw data download.
"The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project aims to be an authoritative source on the evolution of the internet through surveys that examine how Americans use the internet and how their activities affect their lives."
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world’s leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from public opinion surveys. Click here for a quick link to Roper's questions and data on leisure activities.
The Center is a national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. Its mission is to develop and disseminate high quality data on nonprofit organizations and their activities for use in research on the relationships between the nonprofit sector, government, the commercial sector, and the broader civil society.
DataArts, formerly the Cultural Data Project, was founded to bring the language and leverage of data to the business of culture. The Cultural Data Profile (CDP) is DataArts’ flagship service, which thousands of cultural nonprofits use annually to report their financial and programmatic information. DataArts seeks to be a catalyst for data-informed decision-making.
eMarketer offers data and insights to the digital media consumer market. It focuses on understanding how consumers spend their time and money online and how marketers can best communicate with them via digital channels. Industries covered include automotive, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, telecom and media and entertainment.
Thousands of statistical publications on all topics, primarily government and public domain but including private and licensed resources. It includes the National Arts Index, reports from the National Endowment for the Arts, and much more. Recent data is available at the link above; earlier data is on microfiche in Hunt Library.
This zip code look up tool provides demographic and behavioral information about consumer segments. "Claritas' lifestyle segmentation systems define every household in the U.S. by distinct lifestyle types, called "segments", to provide you with a comprehensive picture of who lives where and what they are like."
"Enigma Public is a community platform built on top of the world's broadest library of public data. Enigma Public enables users to connect, discover and build on public datasets, through the platform API."
Two groups of data are available. IPUMS-USA consists of twenty-five samples of the American population drawn from the federal censuses of 1850 to 1990. IPUMS-International is dedicated to collecting and distributing census data from around the world.
The ICPSR archive includes studies from the social sciences and related disciplines. Since Carnegie Mellon is a member of ICPSR, faculty and students can order data free of charge. Data files can be downloaded directly to your on-campus workstation from the web site.
The Pew Research Center's Internet Project offers access for scholars to raw datasets from their research. These datasets cover a wide variety of topics related to the use of the Internet and technology.