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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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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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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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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