[Libs-Or] NEW! 2005-2009 Oregon Community Data now available!

Vondracek, Ruth ruth.vondracek at oregonstate.edu
Tue Feb 8 10:12:25 PST 2011

The Rural Communities Explorer website www.oregonexplorer.info/rural<http://www.oregonexplorer.info/rural>
has just been updated with data for 2005-2009 from the American Community Survey and other sources.
No matter how small your community, if it's on the Oregon map, you can access a wealth of the most recent data about your area from the Rural Communities Explorer website. Visit the website, use the Communities Reporter Tool, and create your community profile report today!

The available data cover these topics and more:
Population; Family Structure; Education; Income; Employment & Labor Market; Migration; Race & Ethnicity; Health & Mortality; Crime & Abuse; Housing; Food System; Natural Resources & Amenities; Economic Resources; Environmental Health; Community Capacity
The data come from these sources and more:
U.S. Census Bureau (decennial census and the American Community Survey); Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Oregon Department of Education; Oregon Department of Human Services; Oregon Department of Revenue; Oregon Farmers' Market Association; Oregon State Police; Portland State University; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Department of Agriculture; Oregon Criminal Justice Commission; Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Rural Communities Explorer is funded by the Ford Family Foundation and  is a collaboration among OSU Libraries, OSU Rural Studies Program; OSU Extension and the Institute for Natural Resources.

Ruth Vondracek
Oregon Explorer, Social Science/Humanities Librarian
University Archives
Oregon State University
121 The Valley Library
Corvallis, OR 97331
Ruth.Vondracek at oregonstate.edu
voicemail: (541) 737-9273
fax: (541) 737-8224
OSU Libraries: information, service, innovation

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