The Who, What, and Where of America
Call Number: HA 202 .W628 2014 STACKS (new books for fall, 2014)
Publication Date: 2014-05-27
In the fall of 2013, the Census Bureau released data from the American Community Survey (ACS) one-year (2012) and three-year (2010-2012) estimates for the United States. The ACS replaced the decennial census long form in 2010 and now collects long-form-type information on a continuing basis rather than every 10 years, providing more current data. The ACS provides a regular stream of updated information for states and local areas and has revolutionized the way we use data to understand our communities. It produces social, housing, and economic characteristics for demographic groups.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2014
Call Number: REFERENCE: HA202 2014
Publication Date: 2013-12-19
Questions come across the reference desk on all topics: How many hate crimes were there in 2008? Are there many book clubs in the U.S.? Do you have the GDP for the U.S. for the past 10 (or so) years? How many people use Facebook? All of these questions can be answered by the ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States. Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country, and perhaps, the world.
World Development Indicators 2014
Call Number: EBOOK - ONLINE
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
World Development Indicators 2014 provides a compilation of relevant, high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. It is intended to help users of all kinds—policymakers, students, analysts, professors, program managers, and citizens—find and use data related to all aspects of development, including those that help monitor and understand progress toward the two goals. Six themes are used to organize indicators—world view, people, environment, economy, states and markets, and global links.
The Measure of America 2010-2011
Call Number: STACKS: HN60 .L495 2010
"the definitive report on the overall well-being of all Americans. How are Americans doing--compared to one another and compared to the rest of the world? This important, easy-to-understand, illustrated guide will provide all of the essential information on the current state of America."
Call Number: REFERENCE; HA203 .U18 2010
Contextualizes a broad range of quality-of-life data from the fifty states and the District of Columbia. Looks at fifteen livability categories: agriculture, crime and law enforcement, defense, economy, education, employment and labor, energy and environment, geography, federal government finances, state and local government finances, health, households and housing, population, social welfare, and transportation.
The Value of a dollar: prices and incomes in the United States 1860-2009
Call Number: HB235 .U6 V35 2009
"The 100 plus tables in this reference list national average wages, investment yields, prices of staple foods per pound, and prices advertised for clothing, appliances, business equipment, education, entertainment, furniture, household products, cars, sporting goods, toiletries, medical products, toys, and travel."
The American marketplace: demographics and spending patterns
Call Number: HA 203 .A635 2005
Compiles key data from the US Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Education Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, and the Federal Reserve Board. Designed to provide statistics as well as the stories behind them.
2009 County and city extra
Call Number: HA202 .C68 2009
Provides up-to-date statistical information for every state, county, metropolitan area, city, and Congressional district for all US cities with a 2000 census population of 25,000 or more.
Atlas of Global Development
Call Number: G 1046 .G1 A85 2009 (Reference)
Tracks key development indicators and provides statistics about various countries around the world and their economies