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Education Policy, Organization and Leadership 410: Racial and Ethnic Families: Statistics

A Guide to Library Resources for Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership 410 (AFRO 421, EPS 421, and HDFS 424)

Access to Excel software

Some statistical sources offer download options for data in Excel format. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty, and staff can download a free copy of Microsoft Office, which includes Word and Excel, using the link and instructions at

VIDEO: Finding Religion Data and Statistics

General Statistics


Families, Marriage & Divorce


Diversity in Other Countries

Racial / Ethnic Specific Statistics

Religious and Other Group Specific Statistics

HINT: The US Census Bureau releases many reports about racial ethnic groups. You can find these reports by searching Google. Many of these reports are PDFs and you can limit your search by file type. For example, Hispanic US Census filetype:pdf . Change the racial ethnic group to match your research needs and add other keywords if necessary (e.g. marriage, education, etc.)