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Health

A primary resource for county health data: http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/ Find treatment centers: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ CDC?s portal for health statistics: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ An interactive data tool that allows users to explore data and technical information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives: https://www.healthypeople.gov/ The Dartmouth Atlas Project documents glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in […]

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. http://www.selfsufficiencystandard.org/ 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 […]

Housing and Transportation

Map the rental housing crisis in the US: http://apps.urban.org/features/rental-housing-crisis-map/ 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: https://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/ Comprehensive housing affordability strategy: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/cp/CHAS/data_querytool_chas.html Housing and transportation cost index: http://htaindex.cnt.org/ A city’s walk score: https://www.walkscore.com

Education

A primary source for federal, state, and local data on child and family well-being: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/ Database of evidence-based educational support programs: http://www.blueprintsprograms.com/ School information and parenting resources: http://www.greatschools.org/  

Child Welfare

A primary source for federal, state, and local data on child and family well-being: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/ Map the geography of opportunity for children in the 100 largest cities in the U.S.:  http://www.diversitydatakids.org/data/childopportunitymap Map the federal funds coming to your area and evaluate programs:?http://youth.gov/ State-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics: http://www.childwelfarepolicy.org/ Hundreds of measures […]