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Finding Statistical Information
Provides statistics related to population, educational attainment, housing and property ownership, income, poverty, race, and Hispanic origin at the state, county, and city level. Enter the name of the jurisdiction in the search box. After results are retrieved, use the menu on the left of the screen to select the data that you are seeking, then select from among the tables listed in the center of the screen.
PA State Data Center
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
Provides county-level data related to health outcomes, health behaviors, clinical care, social & economic factors and physical environment. "Rankings" section provides overview while "Measures" provides more detailed data. Also includes a "compare counties" feature which allows side-by-side comparison of data for two or more counties.
Crime in the United States, 2016
This is the most recent edition of an annual publication which provides statistical details on violent and property crimes, persons arrested, and police employees. The crime data is available at the county and city level. Select the type of crime you are seeking (violent or property). At the resulting screen, select Table 8 (on the left of the screen) for county-level data, and Table 6 for city-level data
SAMHSA Population Data
SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This agency compiles data related to drug, marijuana, alcohol, and tobacco use. Data is available at the regional rather than county level. These tables are a bit complex to retrieve and interpret. We'll go over them in class on November 6th.
National Institute of Statistics of Cambodia
Provides socio-economic, population, demographic and health data for the kingdom of Cambodia
Includes statistical data on a wide variety of subjects including population, education, housing,income, and poverty. The database is, however, a bit complex to use. Please feel free to try it out, but we can also discuss this one on November 6th.
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