Government Sources for Data & Analytics

National Sources:

  • US Census Bureau (
    Free public access to U.S. demographic, trade, and business data and statistical reports.
  • US Census Bureau Data Site (
    Powerful interactive portal to search to view demographic statistics across a variety of topics for your state, county or town.
  • Open Data Portal
    Thousands of data sets that can be incorporated into spreadsheets, BI dashboards, etc.


State/Local Sources

  • State of Illinois Open Data
    Lets you find data across the state, find facts about Illinois, create maps and graphs, and lets you freely download the data for your own analysis.
  • Cook County Open Data
    Download data sets about Cook County for use in spreadsheets, maps, dashboards, etc.