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.  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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My Congressional District (US Census)

Need quick information on a Congressional District? The U.S. Census has a tool called My Congressional District that quickly pulls up demographic, employment, housing, socio-economic, education, and business data and allows users to download it. This data is collected through the American Community Survey and County Business Patterns.

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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, […]

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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. NOTE: Unlike the ten-year census that attempts to count every individual, the ACS is a sample survey. Because some of the samples are relatively small, it is important to pay attention to the margins of error […]

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City-Data.com

City-Data.com 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 […]

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