Other Sources

Good Jobs Workshop Resources, 2016

OTHER LINKS to Community Indicators on Johnson CountyAmerican Community Survey (ACS) http://www.census.gov/acs/www/index.html

Source:  US Census Bureau

Link Date: April 2013

Description: The American Community Survey (ACS) is a new nationwide survey designed to provide communities a look at how they are changing. The ACS collects and produces population and housing information every year instead of every ten years. About three million households are surveyed each year, from across every county in the nation. Data from the 2006 ACS are available for geographic areas with a population of 65,000 or more.

Metro Dataline http://www.metrodataline.org

Source: Mid America Regional Council (MARC)

Link Date: April 2013

Description: Metro Dataline provides access to data about the social and economic characteristics for metropolitan Kansas City. Site includes special reports from MARC’s Research Service staff, as well as other sources on employment, education, income, crime, housing, births and deaths. Johnson County data can be found in the context of other regional counties.

Kansas KIDS Count http://datacenter.kidscount.org/DataBook/2012/Default.aspx

Source: Kansas Action for Children

Link Date: April 2013

Description: KIDS Count DataBook is updated annually on indicators of child and family well-being. The site includes a feature which allows users to generate maps, line graphs, rankings, profiles and raw data for counties and states.

PRI – Policy Research Institute http://www.ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/

Source: University of Kansas

Link Date: April 2013

Description: The University of Kansas’ Institute for Policy and Social Research web site includes a range of county reports, including the 60-page Kansas Center for Community Economic Development Profile for Johnson County. The site includes the capability of designing your own table or trend graph through its Kansas Data Archive.


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