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.
This page focuses on general and international statistical data resources. For specific demographic groups (e.g. children or sexual orientation) or topic (e.g. immigration) within the United States, see Demographics and Statistics.
For more statistical resources, visit the Statistics and Data Research Guide.