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Community Analysis: Get Started

This guide highlights key sources of city and state demographic statistics, economic indicators, social indicators, housing, education and industry data. Current and historical data included with links to online mapping tools. Sources are primarily online

Scope of this Guide

Many disciplines study data at the community level. This guide will provide a starting point for your search for local level data.

Note that not all data is collected at this level. State level data may be the only geographic level available for some data.

Tabs provide more topic specific resources.

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