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Community Development Tools

(In Alphabetical Order by topic)

Education

Websites

Example Variables

  • Educational attainment for population 25 years and over
  • Earnings by educational attainment
  • No. of students enrolled by grade
  • Estimated adult literacy rates

 

Economic

Websites

Example Variables

  • Employment, unemployment, and labor force participation
  • High growth occupations; skills, education, and training required
  • Wages, income, and employment by industry (NAICS Code)
  • No. of establishments by industry (NAICS Code); no. of employees
  • Median hosehold income
  • No. of individuals in poverty
  • No. of farms, total cropland, government payments

 

Demographic and Geographic

Rural-Urban and Nonmetropolitan-Metropolitan

Websites

Example Variables

  • Population change (including fertility, mortality, and net-migration)
  • Racial and ethnic composition
  • Family Structure
  • Age and sex

 

Housing and Social

Websites

Example Variables

  • Estimated no. of housing units; housing stock
  • Computer ownership and broadband access
  • Social capital
  • Number of nonprofits with employees
  • No. of violent and property crimes

 

Health

Websites

Example Variables

  • Number of uninsured
  • Disease diagnosis
  • Disability
  • Health outcomes

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Data on Race/Ethnicity

See Entries Above

Additional Sources Include: