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U.S. Census Bureau: The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) collects and provides data every year to help communities plan investments and services. It provides general demographic data, information about how people commute to work, general education levels, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, transportation, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, financing, education, economic data, planning, transportation, transportation data, demographics
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Link:webpage

Census Scope: An Online Tool for Investigating U.S. Demographic Trends

Censusscope.org allows the user to search national, census-based demographic maps. Categories include population change, poverty, home ownership, racial variations, segregation, aging communities, dominant generations, etc. The site also provides print-friendly charts and trends for these statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:data & analysis, information, statistics, census, map, demographic data, demographics
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Link:webpage

Gem State Prospector

Gem State Prospector, sponsored by the Idaho Department of Commerce, is an interactive tool which provides statistics to help you perform market comparisons and choose the optimal location for potential businesses. You can search for stats on every Idaho city, county, and region. Each report contains an interactive map of the community and data on its labor force, wages, education levels, demographics, and consumer expenditures.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, data source, assessment tool or guide, mapping resource
Subtopic:business assistance, economic development, entrepreneurship & small business, assessment & evaluation, socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis, Business & Economy,
Tags:assessment tool, data & analysis, demographic data, economic data, mapping, small business support, statistics, socio-economic data
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Link:webpage

Headwaters Economics: Economic Profiling System, Populations-at-Risk, Data Viz

Profiles contain tables and figures that illustrate long-term trends in population; employment and personal income by industry; average earnings; development; retirement and other non-labor income; commuting patterns; agriculture; and earnings by industry.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:data & analysis, demographic data, economic data, statistics
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Link:webpage

Housing Assistance Council: Rural Data Portal

The "Rural Data Portal" is a simple, easy to use, online resource that provides essential information on the social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States. The Rural Data Portal is targeted toward rural communities, but a wide range of information is presented for the nation, states, and counties for rural, suburban and urban areas.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, rural community issues & solutions, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building,
Tags:data & analysis, demographic data, economic data, housing data, rural community, statistics
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Link:webpage

KIDS COUNT Data Center

KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the well-being of children in the United States. Indicators are in four categories: health, education, economic well-being, and family and community.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, youth (including at-risk and special needs), children & families, Data Collection & Analysis, Special Populations,
Tags:youth, health, poverty, family, education, data & analysis, demographic data, demographics, economic data, health data
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Link:webpage

Montana Census & Economic Information Center

The Census and Economic Information Center (CEIC) provides current, easily accessible and thorough economic and demographic analysis, maps, data & analysis, and expert assistance to meet the needs and requests of Montanans.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, data source
Subtopic:data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:data & analysis, mapping, data collection, demographic data, demographics, economic data, technical assistance, statistics
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Link:webpage

Montana Site Selector

The Montana Site Selector service provides a reliable source for connecting business owners with available properties and statistical analysis of the surrounding area. Whether you are looking to open your business in Montana or to expand an existing business, the Montana Site Selector service assists you in your search.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, surveys & analytic tools, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:statistics, socio-economic data, data collection, demographic data, demographics, small business support, assessment
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Link:webpage

U.S. News and World Reports: Education

This site has several different search functions: state statistics, individual school reports, comparative evaluations across the county, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:education & schools, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, Local Government & Services, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:education, demographic data, demographics, educational support, school
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Link:webpage

PolicyMap

Easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:mapping resource, data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, health & health care, housing & real estate, Data Collection & Analysis, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:map, mapping, data & analysis, health data, socio-economic data, demographic data, jobs
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Link:webpage