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Community Data Center

Demographics, Education, Components of Population Change, Housing, Poverty & Employment

  • State-level as well as metro, micro, and noncore data were calculated using county-level data.
  • The 2003 core-based statistical area developed by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget was used to define a county as metropolitan, micropolitan, or non-core; nonmetro calculations include micropolitan and non-core counties.
  • Components of population change for the year 2000 include the period between 4/1/2000 and 7/1/2000; components of population change for the year 2009 include the period between 7/1/2008 and 7/1/2009. For more information on components of population change click here.

Income, Employment, Establishments, Farms, Travel Time to Work

  • 1989 Median household income was used for the year 1990
  • Goods-producing jobs includes the following industrial sectors: forestry, fishing, etc., mining, construction, and manufacturing; service producing encompasses all other sectors including government and government enterprises
  • NAICS codes used for gathering places: 71 (Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation) + 722 (Food Services and Drinking Places) + 812 (Personal and Laundry Services) + 813 (Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations) + 519120 (Libraries)