Finding data and statistics about the population group that your agency serves can be really useful for your research. Finding local data can be a bit tricky, but you can usually at least find City, County, or State data on broad topics.
American Factfinder is where you will find U.S. Census Data. You can drill down to localities, and find data on many topics, including income, level of education, number of births, health insurance status, and more.
ICPSR is a database that includes data from many longitudinal studies, including those related to political and social science research and the Center for Minority Data.
Provides access to a vast archive of social science data. ICPSR's data holdings are for use with statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata. A unit within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, ICPSR has over 640 member colleges and universities around the world. First time users must create an account.