Kids Count DATA CENTER

The Kids Count DATA CENTER is the place to start if you are looking data on child well-being.  Developed by the Ann E. Casey Foundation, this site provides easy access to data on the demographics, economic well-being, family structure, health and safety of children.  Data can be obtained  at the state, county, community, school district […]

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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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Historical U.S. Census Data (1790 to 2010)

Looking for historical U.S. Census data?  The U.S. Census provides easy access to historical population, housing, and agricultural data from 1790 to 2010.  Most of the of the data is available at the state and county levels.

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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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DataPlace

DataPlace (Beta) A  powerful “one-stop” source for data about your community or any place in the U.S.  Although DataPlace was developed specifically for housing and community development professionals, it includes a variety of good information that you might not expect (i.e. Arts and health sector employment and federal expenditures.  One of the real advantages of […]

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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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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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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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American Community Survey DATA Profiles

American Community Survey (ACS) DATA Profiles Demographic, economic, social, and housing profiles are available through the U.S. Census ACS.  Annual profiles are available for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more. Three year average estimates are available for all areas of 20,000 or more.  Five year averages are available for all geographies, including those […]

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