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United States Census
Topics include: Business, Economy, Education, Employment, Families & Living Arrangements, Health, Housing, Income & Poverty, International Trade, Population, and Public Sector
Uniform Crime Reporting
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has been the starting place for law enforcement executives, students of criminal justice, researchers, members of the media, and the public at large seeking information on crime in the nation. The program was conceived in 1929 by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to meet the need for reliable uniform crime statistics for the nation. In 1930, the FBI was tasked with collecting, publishing, and archiving those statistics.
Homelessness in America
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
he mission of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is to coordinate the Federal response to homelessness and to create a national partnership at every level of government and with the private sector to reduce and end homelessness in the nation while maximizing the effectiveness of the Federal Government in contributing to the end of homelessness.
American Housing Survey
American Housing Survey (AHS) from U.S. Census
To provide a current and continuous series of data on selected housing and demographic characteristics.
Policy analysts, program managers, budget analysts, and Congressional staff use AHS data to monitor supply and demand, as well as changes in housing conditions and costs, in order to assess housing needs. Analyses based on the AHS are used to advise the executive and legislative branches in the development of housing policies. HUD uses the AHS to improve efficiency and effectiveness and design housing programs appropriate for different target groups, such as first-time home buyers and the elderly. Academic researchers and private organizations also use AHS data in efforts of specific interest and concern to their respective communities.
Bureau of Labor Statistics/ Unemployment
Includes: National unemployment rate, state & local unemployment rates, mass layoff statistics, unemployment research, and unemployment rates in other countries
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, United States 2015
- The National Center for Health Statistics just recently published their 2015 report on trends in health statistics. One of those statistics was on the Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities in the United States. The report can be found below:
Nursing & Health Sciences Librarian