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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

Environmental Health Webmaps: Provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Use Environmental Health WebMaps to learn about the environmental health of your community or state. The application displays environmental health information from federal and state agencies through an interactive map.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:environmental health & quality, socio-economic & other data, Issues & Opportunities, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:environmental health, map, mapping
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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

Montana Association of Planners

The Montana Association of Planners (MAP) is an association of professional planners, from public and private entities; planning board members and interested citizens. MAP strives to provide professional development opportunities and to put planning knowledge into the hands of citizens and elected officials.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:development & smart growth, land use & zoning, planning, local government, Land Use Planning & Housing, Local Government & Services,
Tags:planning, training opportunities, local government
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Link:webpage

The National Map: USGS Topographical Mapping Resource

Provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, The National Map is a free topographical map resource. Each quadrangle is constructed from key layers of geographic data ' orthoimagery, roads, geographic names, contours and hydrographic features. The National Map is a nationwide collection of integrated data from local, state, federal, and private sources.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:mapping resource, data source
Subtopic:planning, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:mapping
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Link:webpage

National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA): Planning a Community Broadband Road Map, A Toolkit for Local & Tribal Governments

This resource assists public officials, planners, citizen groups and other stakeholders in making their broadband project the best it can be. The core of the toolkit is a six-step approach to creating a roadmap, designed to work with projects of all sizes. It includes best practices identified by BTOP grantees, as well as nine case studies of how different states, counties, tribes, towns and non-government organizations implemented these best practices.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide, information source
Subtopic:infrastructure & communications, planning, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:planning, broadband, communications technology, Internet, telecommunications
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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