Basic Economic Security Tables™Index (BEST)

The Basic Economic Security Tables™ Index (BEST), developed by Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), reports that in 2010, a family of four consisting of two working adults, a preschooler and a school age child required $67,920 to provide for basic needs and aquire the assets needed for economic security.  According to the U.S. Department of […]

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Location Quotient Calculator (BLS)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website includes a Location Quotient Calculator that enables users to quickly and easily calculate location quotients for any county in the U.S.   Annual data from 2001 to 2010 is available allowing users to analyze changes over time.  Location quotients can be calculated up to the three-digit NAICS level.  However,  […]

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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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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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City-Data.com

City-Data.com The profiles on this commercial site offer an interesting variety of data for most cities in the U.S. In addition to the demographic and economic data included on many other sites, the profiles on City-Data include photos of the community, crime statistics, information on the local real estate market, data on pollution levels, the […]

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Headwaters EPS – HDT Socio-Economic Profiles

If you liked Headwater’s original Economic Profile System (EPS), but want more data and more flexibility then, try Economic Profile System-Human Dimensions Toolkit (ESP-HDT) PROFILES.  There are fourteen different data profiles ranging from general socioeconomic data to timber resources to federal spending. You can compare the selected state or county to other states and counties.  […]

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Wisconsin County Workforce Profiles

County Workforce Profiles: For a more comprehensive summary of county employment try County Workforce Profiles. Created by the labor market analysts and economists in the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Office of Economic Advisors, these profiles  provide snapshots of the labor market in every Wisconsin county. Each profile includes analysis of the county’s current […]

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