American FactFinder - US Census
Offers access to demographic, housing, and economic data.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
Average annual expenditures by consumer characteristics (age, income, ethnicity, etc.)
Demographic, expenditure, and other consumer data available as customizable reports.
IPEDS - Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
The National Center for Education Statistics gateway to college and university data.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS has data on employment, unemployment, and consumer spending.
Repository for many types of government data
Global Market Information Database
International socioconomic data, including industry statistics, consumer behavior statistics, and country information.
UNESCO Education Statistics
International data on education