STATS America

STATS America is an easy to use resource for a wide variety of data from many different sources (i.e. U.S. Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics). Data profiles on population, housing, income and labor are easily accessible at the state, county, and metro levels. Not only does STATS America compile data from many public and […]

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Data on religious affiliation by county

Detailed county-level data on the number and of religious congregations and the number of members by church type is available free online.  The data includes twelve major religions (i.e. Roman Catholic, Hindu, Islamic, Pentecostal) and 233 specific religious groups (i.e. Evangelical Methodist Church, Christian Science Churches, and Baha’i Faith). The data is provided free by […]

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American Human Development (HD) Index

The HD Index, a unique and valuable tool developed by the American Human Development Project, is a quality of life indicator comprised of three elements: health, knowledge, and standard of living. The three components are based on over 100 variables ranging from typical demographic data such as education, income, and employment to health measures including […]

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Local Workforce Profiles: OnTheMap

If you are looking for relatively current basic profiles of the workers employed in your community or profiles of the employed residents of your community, try the Local Employment Profiles developed by the U.S. Census as part of their Longitudinal Employment Dynamics program. Accessible online through OnTheMap, these basis profiles provide timely data on employees […]

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Congressional District Profiles

Need a quick profile by Congressional District?  The U.S. Census provides Congressional District Fast Facts(CDFF).  These profiles are similar to the American Community Survey Fact sheets, except they are by Congressional District. They include: Demographic, Housing, and Economic estimates based on the five-year (2005-2009) American Community Survey. Click here for a sample. If you have […]

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Wisconsin County Food Security Profiles

Wisconsin County Food Security Profiles includes county level data on the number of households that are not food secure. Household food security is achieved when all people in the household have assured access  to enough food for an active healthy life. Households are food insecure if they have uncertain or limited access to food through […]

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USA Counties

Another data profile site from the U.S. Census, USA Counties features over 6,800 data items for the United States, States and counties from a variety of sources. Much of the data is as recent as 2009. USA Counties also includes many items from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, the 1990 census, the 1980 […]

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USA MapStats Profiles

MapStats, is an application provided through the FedStats website.  MapStats Profiles include basic demographic, housing, and business data by county and place. MapStats includes good descriptions of the data and how it was derived by simply clicking on the “?”. Click here for a sample profile. FedStats contains one of THE best, if not THE […]

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Community Economic Development (CED) HotReport

The CED HotReport includes economic indicators for individual counties and Employment and Training Administration’s WIRED Regions.  The indicators are tailored to economic development decision-making. It is a free, easy to use portal to that provides detailed information for local and regional areas. Data covers a wide variety of topics, and utilizes a multitude of sources. […]

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County Quick Facts

County Quick Facts, by the U.S. Census, is exactly that, a quick overview of counties and major cities. These brief profiles include an interesting variety of information from basic demographics to land area, persons per square mile, and retail sales per capita. Click here for a sample report. If you have used County Quick Facts,  […]

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