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Sociology: Data Statistics

Resources in Sociology and interdisciplinary areas to start your research


Key Sites - Crime Data & Statistics

Starting Points

Foreign | International

Orange County Data


UCI's Apporto Virtual Computer Lab (VCL) allows UCI undergraduates to access ArcGIS via the Internet with a valid UCINetID and Microsoft Remote Desktop. Read more about this virtual service, including detailed instructions, on OIT's website

It is also available at the Multimedia Resource Center (Science Library).

Get in touch with the MRC for the best hours and access information.

  • MRC phone: 949-824-7072
  • MRC Email:

Need more information about GIS? Check out the GIS Research Guide.

Licensed Data and Mapping Tools

Many of UCI Libraries data and mapping databases are designed for researchers in the social sciences, but may be highly relevant to digital humanists.

  • Social Explorer*: Provides access to demographic information about the United States, as well as thousands of interactive data maps going back to 1790
  • PolicyMap*: An online data and mapping application with access to thousands of of indicators related to things such as housing, crime, mortages, health, jobs, demographics, and education in the United States
    • Read the PolicyMap Primer for a complete overview of all features and functions.
  • SimplyAnalytics*: Web-based analytics  and data-visualization tool for creating interactive maps, charts and reports, including thematic maps using demographic, census, business, & marketing data.

Campus Crime