SOWK 536 - Policy and Advocacy in Professional Social Work: Demographics & Statistics

General Statistics and Demographics databases

Child & Family

Mental Health



Using Social Explorer

Using American FactFinder

State & Local Info

Use official state, county and city web sites for information about your community, like government structure and elected officials. Go to a search engine (like Google or Bing) and type in your state or city and the word government. For example, Los Angeles government. This will bring up the official website on top of the results list.

The Census will also have local information.

Criminal Justice


Sexual Orientation