A primary resource for county health data:

Find treatment centers:

CDC?s portal for health statistics:

An interactive data tool that allows users to explore data and technical information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives:

The Dartmouth Atlas Project documents glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States.

Economic Development

Self Sufficiency Calculator-A budget-based measure of the real cost of living and an alternative to the federal poverty measure by state.

The Net Income Change Calculator (NICC) calculates a family’s income at different earnings levels considering the effects of payroll taxes, income taxes, tax credits, child care expenses, and cash and in-kind benefits according to current federal and state policies.

The Living Wage calculator estimates the cost of living in your community or region.

A snapshot of local economic indicators:

Program evaluation resource that highlights youth programs with strong evidence for success:

Map the meal gap:

Housing and Transportation

Map the rental housing crisis in the US:

The Census Bureau’s updated estimates of income and poverty statistics for use by federal programs and the allocation of federal funds to local jurisdictions:

Comprehensive housing affordability strategy:

Housing and transportation cost index:

A city’s walk score:


A primary source for federal, state, and local data on child and family well-being:

Database of evidence-based educational support programs:

School information and parenting resources:


Child Welfare

A primary source for federal, state, and local data on child and family well-being:

Map the geography of opportunity for children in the 100 largest cities in the U.S.:

Map the federal funds coming to your area and evaluate programs:?

State-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics:

Hundreds of measures of child wellbeing and policy analysis:

Case-level information on all children in foster care and those who have been adopted: