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Finding Statistics and Data

How and where to find statistics and datasets

Texas Statistics and Data

  • Local Labs Texas Data Snapshot collects and displays statistics which compare Texas to US averages for income, age, work, language, education, and more.
  • Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRPC) is a voluntary association of cities, counties, and special districts in the Texas Panhandle. Established in 1969, the Planning Commission assists local governments in planning, developing, and implementing programs designed to improve the general health, safety, and welfare of the citizens in the Texas Panhandle. The Interactive Demographic Map contains city and county demographic data, as well as demographic summaries by county and city.
  • The Texas A&M University System Analytics is a data warehouse of all universities within the Texas A&M System. Data appears in aggregate, but it can be filtered to show only one institution's data. The Analytics site houses data about current student enrollment, graduation rates, degrees awarded, and financial metrics for all universities with the The Texas A&M University System.
  • Texas Association of Counties County Information Program has county-level data on general, population, demographic and financial/tax information for Texas counties.
  • has articles, maps, and statistics about Texas and its 254 counties.
  • Texas Demographic Center is the focal point for the production, interpretation, and distribution of demographic information for Texas. It produces and disseminates population estimates and projections for Texas. Special emphasis is on data that may be useful to policy makers in dealing with issues regarding state services.
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice Statistics has statistics on death row information, business and finance, executive services, health services, and risk management.
  • Texas Health Data contains public data and statistics on various health topics, including:  births and deaths, diseases, drugs and alcohol, environmental health, health care workforce, hospitals, injuries, and surveys and profiles.
  • Texas Health and Human Services Data & Statistics collects statistics related to health and social services programs, such as Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, and SNAP food benefits.
  • Texas Higher Ed Data is a product of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), the state's agency for higher education. It is considered to be the primary source for data, statistics, and information on higher education in Texas. Categories include pre-college, enrollment, student outcomes, and institutions. Some popular searches:
  • Texas Judicial Branch collects statistics and data on a wide range of topics related to the Texas judicial system:
  • Texas Natural Resources Information System (TRNIS) Geospatial Datahub provides geographic data services to the people of Texas. TRNIS serves Texas agencies and citizens as a clearinghouse and referral center for:  natural resource data, census data, data related to emergency management, and other socioeconomic data.
  • Texas Open Data Portal is the official State of Texas repository for publicly accessible open data published by state agencies and institutions of higher education. Subject areas include:  permits and licensing, business and economy, government and taxes, social services, transportation, agriculture, veteran, education, public safety, energy and environment, and public reports and maps.
  • Texas QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau offers quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography in Texas.
  • Texas Secretary of State:  Election Division provides official election results and voter turnout data.
  • Texas Tribune Data Pages provides user-friendly databases of public information covering a wide range of topics:  prison populations, government salaries, school rankings, political spending, red-light camera locations, and more. The Texas Tribune is a non-profit, non-partisan media website.
  • Texas Vital Statistics maintains vital records for the state of Texas, including birth and death certificates, marriage applications, and divorce records.
  • Texas Water Development Board studies, plans, and finances Texas' water resources for current and future use. The Board produces was reports for all state, private, business, and local community stakeholders.
  • USGS Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center gathers water information to minimize the loos of life and property from natural disasters, to contribute to the conservation and sound economic and physical development of the nation's natural resources, and to enhance quality of life by monitoring water, biological, energy, and mineral resources.
  • West Texas A&M University Institutional Effectiveness accurately and efficiently maintains, analyzes, and reports institutional data to inform decisions as West Texas A&M University pursues its mission.