In this category, get background information on your state with our special History & Landscapes and People & Politics stats, a small amount of good information meant to act as introductions for our state profiles. This is a small, general information category.
Crime (81 statistics)
See how John Law and the outlaws square off in each state, with statistics on robberies, car thefts, capital punishment, murder, the list goes on. Be sure to check out our FBI stats on hate crimes. If your interested in Gun Laws, scroll further down to the Government category.
Economy (747 statistics)
What is the Gross State Product for each state? How heavy is the tax burden where you live? Who has the largest number of citizens below the poverty level? Which state is best at saving for a rainy day? Balance your knowledge account in U.S economics here.
Find out which state is at the head of the class in High School Diplomas, Bachelor's degrees, advanced degrees and literacy rates. Get the latest information available on teacher's salaries in all 50 states, as well as teacher-pupil ratio and other essential education stats which put your tax dollars into context.
Energy (128 statistics)
Which state leads the way in alternative energy vehicles? Who is most dependent on nuclear energy? How much money is being spent on research and development for renewable energies? Wind, coal, petroleum, hydroelectric, ethanol - find all the details on what powers your life here.
The largest and smallest states, total land area and water area, capital cities and largest cities with up-to-date population figures, land borders and official geographic regions of the US Census Bureau, you get the idea. From Seattle to San Antonio, From LA to PA, get the facts from StateMaster!
Legislative sessions are in and we've got the votes, whether you're looking for recent election turnouts, youth voter turnout, or simply general information on number of electoral votes or seats in the House of Representatives. If you are looking for Presidential election results, look further below in the Presidential elections category. Also, check out our stats Gun Laws for every state including the territories. Can Oklahomans carry semi-automatic weapons? Who can't pack heat in Iowa? Get the latest here.
Health (268 statistics)
Find out critical details on the health of your state, everything from life expectancy to obesity levels. See how regions compare in the health of its residents. How pronounced is the divide between North and South in terms of healthcare? Where is the best doctor-patient ratio? The more you know, the better you might feel!
Housing (16 statistics)
Everything under one roof, including the kitchen sink. Find out house occupancy levels and percentages of seasonal homes per state. How many people have mortgages in Maryland? What are the housing values in Vermont? How crowded are households in the Carolinas? It's all here.
Get the low down on identification details for all 50 states: postal codes, Associated Press abbreviations, state nicknames and the like. Also included here are state symbols. What is the official state flying mammal of Texas? How many states have the Cardinal as their state bird? Take a look inside and find out!
For a society made of immigrants, reliable data on where immigrants come from, refugees by country of origin, as well as illegal immigrant numbers are essential stats which put the United States into perspective. This is a new and growing category.
Industry (294 statistics)
Find all the stats on where the smokestacks are tallest, with detailed data on the total value of material and shipments, capital expenditures, and workers wages. Industries studied include textile mills, plastics manufacturers, metal fabrication, wood product and furniture manufacturing, transport equipment and more. For more detailed statistics on who is working in these industries, see the Labor category below.
Labor (169 statistics)
We've put our nose to the grindstone and come up with the nitty gritty on everything from who's clocking in and out, how long it takes for them to get there, where workers live, and other stats which put the cubicle in perspective. If you're looking for unemployment figures, see the Economy category above.
What do Americans do after work? What percent of Georgian married couples both hold down jobs? What percentage of Iowans never bothered to get married? Life is what you make it, but be sure to check here before drawing any conclusions!
Here is a general call to arms on all data related to America's mighty military. How are the costs of the Iraqi War divided between the states? Or the cost of America's nuclear arsenal? Find detailed statistics on military recruits, broken down by race and service branches. Pull on your flak jackets and click away.
People (79 statistics)
Here you will find the hard facts on population, density, foreign born residents, sex ratios and median ages. This category is essential for crunching the numbers on any population-based or per capita stat. What percentage of Nevadans are over 65? Or how about Spanish speakers in Minnesota? Take a head count, and get the details on StateMaster!
Get all the details on Presidential elections going back to 1789, with the number of electoral votes given to each state, electoral victories by candidate, and total popular votes for every candidate in the election. How many votes did the Socialist Eugene Debs garner in the 1912 Election? What percent of all popular votes went to Thomas Dewey in 1948? Mark your ballots on election statistics inside.
Sports (35 statistics)
What state scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? Get all the answers in this sports section
Trade (301 statistics)
Make dock inspections on imports and exports for US states, including valuable international data. What was the value of exports from North Carolina to France? Or New York to China? Get the estimates, crunch the numbers, compare with industries, all FOB: your computer.
Find interesting statistics on the number of border crossings into America, whether they are trucks, cars or buses. Also find out data on mean travel time to work, as well as other data to keep your wheels moving.