Information & Data

Other Data Resources provides datasets held by the US Federal Government for download and general public use.

American Fact Finder: provides a link to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Texas State Data Center: the official office of the State Demographer, maintains population estimates and demographic information for the State of Texas.


Environmental Data Texas Commission on Environmental Quality: provides environmental data for the State of Texas
Transportation Data Federal Highway Administration: publications and statistics
Geographic/GIS Data provides a “one stop shop” for finding and using federal, state, and local geographic data in the United States

Census GIS Files

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) maintains a variety of geographic datasets:

Shoreline Data Explorer: maintained by the United States National Geodetic Survey

GIS in Transportation: maintained by the Federal Highway Adminsitration

Education Data Public Education Information Management System: maintained by the Texas Education Agency; contains information about the school districts and charters in Texas