Note: this is a series, so you can find earlier editions for older information. See the Country Profile link at the bottom of the page. Note also the links at the left-hand menu bar - be sure to click on Databases and Datasets!
"The WorldPop project aims to meet these needs through the provision of detailed and open access population distribution datasets built using transparent approaches." Examples of different kinds of population graphics
Includes datasets on Population Policies, Trends in Migration, Marriage, Fertility, and Contraception as well as urbanization.
Important! The Population Policies dataset is available in a better, interactive format. Be sure to look at the links in the sidebar, especially the Helpful Links link!
Gives a good overview of statistical information for states, counties, and cities. Links to additional (more detailed) data from sources such as American FactFinder, the American Community Survey, population projections, etc. Probably all you will need for this assignment.
Primary distribution mechanism for all Census 2000 products and data. Includes data from 2000 and 1990 Decennial Censuses, 1997 Economic Census, and the American Community Survey. Provides demographic profiles and generates tables, reports, and maps