When you want only one source of information about your city or county, turn to County and City Extra This trusted reference compiles information from many sources to provide all the key demographic and economic data for every state, county, metropolitan area, congressional district, and for all cities in the United States with a 2000 population of 25,000 or more. In one volume you can conveniently find data from 1980 to 2008 in easy-to-read tables. No other resource compiles this amount of detailed information into one place. Subjects covered in County and City Extra include: * population by age and race * government finances * income and poverty * manufacturing, trade, and services * crime * housing * education * immigration and migration * labor force and employment * agriculture, land, and water * residential construction * health resources * voting and elections The 2010 edition also includes: * full-color U.S. maps showing county-level data * ranking tables for each geography type on a wide range of subjects * easy-to-read data tables * glossaries of geographic concepts and codes * state maps showing congressional districts and metropolitan areas New to the 2010 edition: * Table B (Counties) and Table C (Metropolitan Areas) now include a measure of "creative class" employment-a term coined by Richard Florida and used by the Economic Research Service of the U.
S. Department of Agriculture to identify geographic areas whose economies are fueled by occupations that involve high levels of creativity, such as business ownership and top management, science, engineering, architecture, design, arts, and entertainment. *Table E (Congressional Districts) includes data that were gathered for the 110th Congress, along with the 111th Congressional representative. * Recently released data from the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water Information System which includes water withdrawals for each state are included in Table A. In addition to water withdrawals, Table B (Counties) and T
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 1209
Weight: 3532 g
Dimensions: 290 x 224 x 70 mm
Edition: 18th Revised edition