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RAND State Statistics

  • Business and Economics contains information on employment, unemployment, industry and occupational wages, occupational projections, construction, bankruptcies, inflation, foreign trade (imports and exports), gross state product, personal and per capita income, farm income, and airport operating statistics.
  • Community includes a number of "quality of life" databases, such as the number of crimes and crime rates, population density, national parks acreage and usage.
  • Education reports enrollment and student demographics for U.S. K12 schools and U.S. Colleges.
  • Energy and Environment reports energy sources, energy consumption, energy expenditures, and prices by state, installed wind power, and estimated water usage by state.
  • Government Finance reports revenues and expenditures by state, spending by program and agency, and local government spending in U.S. counties, cities, and special districts.
  • Health and Socioeconomic includes transfer of payments (retirement, Medicare, SSI, food stamps, unemployment insurance, veterans' benefits), and drug-related deaths (accidental, intentional, and undetermined causes)
  • Population and Demographics contains U.S., county, and city population estimates, including population estimates by race, ethniticy, and age for most areas. It also includes population projections, border crossing and immigration statistics, deportations and naturalizations.


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May 21, 2012


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