County and City Extra: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book
Find out how your county or city measures up with others across the
United States! Updated annually to guarantee convenient access to
current statistical information, County and City Extra is a
single-volume source of data for every U.S. state, county,
metropolitan area, Congressional district, and all cities with
populations above 25,000. This new edition includes state-level
data on the percentage of mortgaged owners and renters spending 30%
or more of income on housing expenses, median monthly housing
costs, as well as newly released 2007 Census of Agriculture data,
including the average value of government payments per farm.
Unique in its coverage...packed with invaluable details. Library Journal A convenient compilation of frequently sought local and state data...Information is clearly organized and well presented making the volume useful for reference collections in public, college, and university libraries. Journal Of Government Information
Deirdre A. Gaquin has been a data use consultant to private organizations, government agencies, and universities for over 25 years. Prior to that, she was Director of Data Access Services at Data Use & Access Laboratories, a pioneer in private sector distribution of federal statistical data. A former President of the Association of Public Data Users, Ms. Gaquin has served on numerous boards, panels, and task forces concerned with federal statistical data and has worked on four decennial censuses. She holds a Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree from Hunter College. Ms. Gaquin is also an editor of Bernan Press's Congressional District Atlas; The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey; Places, Towns and Townships; and The Almanac of American Education.