Basic Economic Security Tables™Index (BEST)

“The Basic Economic Security Tables™ Index (BEST) was developed by Wider Opportunities for Women and the Center for Social Development at Washington University-St. Louis, and is maintained by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. The BEST addresses several pieces of the larger basic economic security picture–basic needs, savings, and employment-based benefits–and allows a broad and complete view […]


Census Quick Facts

Quick Facts, by the U.S. Census, gives quick overviews and comparisons of municipalities (cities, towns, and villages), counties, states, and the US as a whole. It includes data on the population, demographics, housing, education, health, broad overviews of the economy and business, income and poverty, and transportation. Data can be returned as a table, map, […]

Read More... 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 […]


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 […]