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 2010 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 main body of this volume contains five basic parts and covers the following areas: Part A: states Part B: counties Part C: metropolitan areas Part D: cities with a 2000 census population of 25,000 or more Part E: congressional districts In addition, this publication includes: *figures and text in each section that highlight pertinent data and provide analysis *ranking tables which present each geography type by various subjects including population, land area, population density, educational attainment, housing values, race, unemployment, and crime *multiple color maps of the United States on various topics including median household income, poverty, voting, and race Furthermore, this volume contains several appendixes which include: * notes and explanations for further reference * definitions of geographic concepts * a listing of metropolitan and micropolitan areas and their component counties as of December 2009, with 2010 census populations * a list of cities by county *maps showing congressional districts, counties, and selected places within each state New in the 19th Edition: *updated 5-year estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS).
This is the first edition of County and City Extra where data have been available to replace almost all of the detailed data from the 2000 census. *recently released data from the Census of Governments and and the Economic Census Some examples of facts found in the 19th Edition of County and City Extra: *According to preliminary results from the 2010 census, state populations ranged from over 37.2 million people in California to 563,626 in Wyoming *Arizona was the 16th most populous state in 2010, jumping from 20th in 2000. *The U.S. median age increased from 35.3 years in 2000 to 36.8 in 2009. *Nearly 1,400 counties experienced declines in their labor force from 2008 to 2009. *Over 1,000 counties had an unemployment rate greater than 10 percent in 2009, compared to only 125 counties in 2008. *Forty-nine metropolitan areas grew by 20 percent or more between 2000 and 2009. *Seven out of the 10 metropolitan areas with the highest unemployment rates were in California. *Among the largest cities, San Francisco had the highest median housing value at $796,700 in 2009 up from $396,400 in 2000. Buffalo and Detroit had the lowest median values.
*Based on the 2010 census, Texas will gain 4 seats, Florida will gain 2 seats, while Washington, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Georgia, and South Carolina will each gain one seat in the House of Represenatives. *Although the population of Louisiana's 2nd district had grown by over 29 percent from 2007 to 2009, it remains the least populous congressional district in the nation due to outmigration after Hurricane Katrina.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 1432
Weight: 3536 g
Dimensions: 289 x 71 x 71 mm
Edition: 19th Revised edition