National Association of Realtors (NAR)

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) provides housing statistics at a national and regional level. The statistics and data available include: Existing-Home Sales Pending Home Sales Index Housing Affordability Index REALTORS® Affordability Distribution Curve and Score Metropolitan Median Home Prices and Affordability County Median Home Prices and Monthly Mortgage Payment An Interactive Map for State […]

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State of the Cities

State of the Cities Database (SOCDS) HUD provides the following data on this page: Demographic and Economic Population Characteristics via Census and ACS Unemployment Jobs, Business Establishments, and Average Pay since the 1990s Violent and Property Crime Rates collected by the FBI Local Building Permits City and Suburban Government Finances Principal Cities State of the Cities […]

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HUD User

HUD User  A definitive source for research and data that offers an in-depth view of housing in the United States.

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Population and Housing Unit Estimates

The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) releases population and housing unit estimate reports. “The Demographic Services Center annually produces population estimates for Wisconsin counties and municipalities.  The estimates are based on the prior census and analysis of contemporary data including housing units, dormitory and institutional populations, automobile registrations, residential electric meters and other indicators of […]

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Elder Economic Security Standard™ (Elder) Index

The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index (Elder Index), was developed by the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston with Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), and is maintained in partnership with the National Council on Aging (NCOA). The Elder Index is a measure of the income that older adults need to meet their basic needs and age […]

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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. Wisconsin 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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US Statistical Abstract

The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. Historical data is still available. ——————————————————– Often overlooked in the scramble to find data, the Statistical Abstract of the United States was one of the best places to start looking for information. From 1878-2012, the Statistical Abstract […]

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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 Human Development (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 […]

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