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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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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Sample map (human poverty)

World Mapper

World Mapper is a unique mapping tool that rescales the world map based upon a wide variety of criteria (i.e population, education, wealth, health, internet use). Unlike traditional maps that are scaled based on land area, World Mapper re-sizes each country based on the criteria chosen by the user. The result is maps that dramatically […]

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OnTheMap: An online tool for mapping Worker Flow

OnTheMap is an online mapping and reporting tool developed by the U.S. Census that identifies the county, city, state, and ZIP Codes where local residents are employed and where local employees live. For example, OnTheMap reveals that 5,218 of the 7,396 employed Lafayette County, Wisconsin residents (pop 15,737) work outside Lafayette County.  Conversely, Almost 40 […]

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