You can find statistics on Google! You may want to locate statistics on a geographic location, population, social issue, etc. The federal government publishes statistics through various agencies, like the U.S. Census Bureau. State and local governments also publish statistics.
Remember to evaluate the source of the information! You can limit your search to a specific domain, like .gov. Go to the Advanced Search in Google to apply specific limits. Or, add site:.gov to your search terms.
heroin statistics site:.gov
veterans statistics site:.gov
This will retrieve information only from government websites.