Data Links

Links to more than 200 web sites with valuable information and data for community planners, students, grantwriters and researchers.

Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture, www.usda.gov

Children and Youth

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, www.aecf.org

California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, www.rrnetwork.org/

California Department of Social Services, www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/Default.htm

Child Trends, www.childtrends.org/

Children’s Defense Fund, www.childrensdefense.org/

Children Now, www.childrennow.org/

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, www.childstats.gov

Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities www.promisingpractices.net/research.asp#childrensucceedingschool

Save the Children, www.savethechildren.org/

University of California, Berkeley – Child Welfare Research Center – Child Welfare Services, http://cssr.berkeley.edu/CWSCMSreports/

University of California, San Diego – School of Law Children’s Advocacy Institute, www.caichildlaw.org/

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Administration for Children and Families, http://www.acf.hhs.gov/

Civic Involvement:

ACU Government Document Links, www.acu.edu/academics/library/govdoc/election.html

California Arts Council, www.cac.ca.gov/

California Secretary of State – Elections and Voter Information, www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections.htm

Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research, www.fullerton.edu/gcnr/publications.htm

League of Women Voters of California, www.ca.lwv.org

National Center for Charitable Statistics, http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/NCCS/Public/

Crime:

California Courts – the Judicial Branch of California, www.courtinfo.ca.gov/

California Department of Corrections, www.cdcr.ca.gov/Divisions_Boards/CSA/

California Department of Education – Safe Schools Office, www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/

California Department of Justice – Criminal Justice Statistics Center, http://ag.ca.gov/crime.php

Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm

Sacramento City Police Department, www.sacpd.org

Sacramento County Sheriff Department, www.sacsheriff.com/

U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

DATA LINKS

California Postsecondary Education Commission Useful Links, www.cpec.ca.gov/Links/LinksSubPage.ASP?G

California State Library, Electronic Resources, www.library.ca.gov/

Counting California, http://countingcalifornia.cdlib.org/

www.FedStats.gov – This site is probably the most comprehensive source of federal statistics on the Web.

Norfolk State University Dept. of Political Science, FairData www.fairdata2000.com/

Official City Sites, http://officialcitysites.org/

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, http://www.oecd.org/home/0,2987,en_2649_201185_1_1_1_1_1,00.html – International statistics in many categories, from food and energy to labor and Health.

Pennsylvania State University Population Research Institute, www.pop.psu.edu

Population Council, www.popcouncil.org/

RAND California, http://ca.rand.org/cgi-bin/homepage.cgi

Robert Niles/finding data on the Internet, www.robertniles.com/data/

Search Systems Free Public Records Directory, www.searchsystems.net/index.php

Sirkecti’s Demographic Sources, www.geocities.com/sirkeci/data.htm

University of California, Berkeley, Statistical/Data Resource list, www.lib.berkeley.edu/PUBL/stats.html

Demographics

California Department of Finance, www.dof.ca.gov

Demographic Research Unit, www.dof.ca.gov/html/Demograp/druhpar.htm

California Rural Health Policy Council, www.ruralhealth.ca.gov/

California State University, Chico

Center for Economic Development and Planning, www.cedcal.com/

Counting California, http://countingcalifornia.cdlib.org/

Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), www.sacog.org/demographics

United Nations Population Information Network, www.un.org/popin/

U.S. Census Bureau, www.census.gov

California QuickFacts, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06000.html

Searchable Database, www.census.gov/main/www/cen2000.html

Education

California Community Colleges

Chancellor’s Office Data Mart,

http://misweb.cccco.edu/mis/onlinestat/onlinestat.cfm

California Department of Education, www.cde.ca.gov

Academic Performance Index, http://api.cde.ca.gov

DataQuest, http://data1.cde.ca.gov/dataquest

STAR Test Results, http://star.cde.ca.gov/

Student Demographics, www.cde.ca.gov/ds/sd

Education Data Partnership, Ed-Data – Fiscal, Demographics, and Performance Data

On California’s K-12 Schools, www.ed-data.k12.ca.us/welcome.asp

National Center for Educational Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/edstats/

Sacramento County Office of Education, www.sac-co.k12.ca.us

U.S. Department of Education, www.ed.gov/rschstat/landing.jhtml?src=rt

 

Employment and Economy

California Board of Equalization, www.boe.ca.gov

California Budget Project, www.cbp.org

California Department of Finance, www.dof.ca.gov

California Department of Industrial Relations – Division of Labor Statistics and

Research, www.dir.ca.gov/DLSR/statistics_research.html

Labor Market Information, www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/

California Franchise Tax Board, www.ftb.ca.gov

Econdata.net, www.econdata.net

Economagic, www.economagic.com/

Insight Center for Community Economic Development www.insightcced.org/

Sacramento Economic Profile, sacramento.about.com/od/sacramentobasics/a/saccountyecon.htm

Sierra Business Council, www.sbcouncil.org

U.S. Department of Commerce – Bureau of Economic Analysis, www.bea.gov/

U.S. Department of Labor – Bureau of Statistics, www.bls.gov

Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.stats.bls.gov/

 

Environment

California Air Resources Board, www.arb.ca.gov/aqd/aqd.htm

California Natural Resources Agency, California Environmental Resources Evaluation System, www.ceres.ca.gov/index.html

Environmental Defense Fund, http://www.edf.org/

Redefining Progress, www.redefiningprogress.org/

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, www.sparetheair.com

Scorecard, the Pollution Information Site, www.scorecard.org/

Sierra Business Council, www.sbcouncil.org

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov/

Envirofacts, www.epa.gov/enviro/index.html

U.S. Geological Survey – Lake Tahoe Data Clearinghouse, http://blt.wr.usgs.gov/

Health Statistics

Association for Community Health Improvement, Data Resources, www.communityhlth.org/communityhlth/resources/indicators_data.html

California Department of Aging, www.aging.ca.gov/

California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, www.adp.state.ca.us/

California Department of Public Health, www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Health Care Services, www.dhcs.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Division of Communicable Disease Control, www.dhs.ca.gov/ps/dcdc/html/public.htm

Immunization Branch, www.dhs.ca.gov/ps/dcdc/izgroup/levels.htm

Office of AIDS, www.dhs.ca.gov/AIDS

Vital Statistics Information and Data, www.cdph.ca.gov/data/statistics/Pages/default.aspx

California Department of Mental Health, www.dmh.ca.gov/default.asp

California Healthcare Foundation, www.chcf.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), www.cdc.gov/

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, www.cdc.gov/brfss/

Data and Statistics Page, www.cdc.gov/scientific.htm

Healthy People 2010, www.healthypeople.gov/

National Center for Health Statistics, www.cdc.gov/nchs/default.htm

WONDER, http://wonder.cdc.gov/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services – Statistics, Data and Research

Information, www.cms.hhs.gov/

National Institute of Health – National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness, www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov

Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services, www.sacdhhs.com/

University of California, Davis – Alzheimer’s Disease Center,

http://alzheimer.ucdavis.edu/

University of California, Los Angeles

California Health Interview Survey (CHIS),

www.chis.ucla.edu/main/default.asp

Center for Health Policy Research, www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu/

University of California, Santa Barbara

Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research, Automated Vital

Statistics System (AVSS), www.avss.ucsb.edu/

U.S. Census Bureau and the Centers for Disease Control, listing of Available Data, www.thedataweb.org/datasets.html

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,

www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx

Housing

Building Industry Association, www.biasup.org/index.html

California Housing and Community Development Department, www.hcd.ca.gov/

Capital Area Development Authority, www.cadanet.org

Data Quick Real Estate News, www.dqnews.com/

National Low Income Housing Coalition, www.nlihc.org

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA), www.shra.org

Sacramento Mutual Housing Association, www.mutualhousing.com/

U.S. Census Bureau, www.census.gov

Manufacturing, Mining, and Construction Statistics,

www.census.gov/const/www/permitsindex.html

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), www.huduser.org

Data Sets, www.huduser.org/datasets/pdrdatas.html

State of the Cities Data System, http://socds.huduser.org/index.html

Mapping and GIS Data Sites

CAL-ATLAS Geospatical Clearinghouse http://atlas.ca.gov/

California Environmental Information Catalog (LEGACY Project), http://gis.ca.gov/catalog/index.epl

California Geographic Information Association, www.cgia.org/

City of Sacramento Maps and Geographic Information Systems, maps.cityofsacramento.org/

Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), www.esri.com/

Geography Network, www.geographynetwork.com

MapInfo, www.mapinfo.com

University of Oregon, Maps and GIS Resources United States by State, libweb.uoregon.edu/map/map_section/map_Statedatasets.html

U.S. Census Bureau, Cartographic Boundary Files, www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/

Medical Insurance

California HealthCare Foundation, www.chcf.org

Publications List, www.chcf.org/publications

California Department of Health Care Services, RESEARCH And Analytical Studies Section (RASS), http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/dataandstats/statistics/Pages/RASS_Default.aspx

California Department of Managed Health Care, www.hmohelp.ca.gov/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, www.cms.hhs.gov/

Healthy Families, www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov/Home/default.aspx

Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, www.mrmib.ca.gov/

California Health Care Foundation, www.chcf.org/topics/medi-cal/index.cfm

The 100% Campaign, www.100percentcampaign.org/

University of California, Los Angeles

Center for Health Policy Research, www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu

Nutrition and Hunger

California Department of Education

Food Programs, www.cde.ca.gov/ds/sh/sn/

California Food Policy Advocates, www.cfpa.net/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, www.cdc.gov/brfss/

Food Research and Action Center, www.frac.org

U.S. Department of Agriculture, www.usda.gov

Food Pyramid, Steps to a Healthier You, http://mypyramid.gov/

Public Assistance

California Department of Social Services, www.dss.cahwnet.gov/

Legal Services of Northern California, Links to Welfare Statistics, www.lsnc.net/?page_id=98

U.S. Social Security Administration, www.ssa.gov/

Data, www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_sc/2004/index.html

Public Policy

California Center for Health Improvement, www.cchi.org/cgi-bin/cchi/default.asp

California HealthCare Foundation, www.chcf.org

Publications List, www.chcf.org/publications

California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), www.lao.ca.gov/

California Rural Health Policy Council, www.ruralhealth.ca.gov/

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, www.cbpp.org

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), www.ppic.org/

RAND, www.rand.org/

RAND California, www.ca.rand.org/

Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, www.trpi.org/

University of California, Berkeley

California Policy Research Center, www.ucop.edu/cprc

University of California, Davis

Institute of Governmental Affairs, www.iga.ucdavis.edu/

University of California, Los Angeles

Center for Health Policy Research, www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu

Urban Institute, www.urban.org

Willamette Public Policy Research Center,

Public Policy Links for Oregon, California, Washington, and British Columbia

www.willamette.edu/centers/publicpolicy/links/

SACRAMENTO REGION

City of Sacramento, www.cityofsacramento.org

County of Sacramento, www.saccounty.net/default.htm

Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), www.sacog.org

SENIORS

AARP, www.aarp.org

California Association for Adult Day Services,

www.caads.org/ltcdata/data_sources.htm

ElderSafety.org, Facilitating Safe Mobility for Seniors, eldersafety.org

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics, www.agingstats.gov/

Health and Retirement Study – A Longitudinal Study of Health, Retirement, and

Aging sponsored by the National Institute on Aging,

http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu

National Institute on Aging, www.nia.nih.gov/

University of California, Davis

Alzheimer’s Disease Center, http://alzheimer.ucdavis.edu/

Substance Abuse

California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, www.adp.cahwnet.gov

EMT, Inc. (Evaluation, Management, Training), www.emt.org

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, www.health.org

The Parnership at Drug Free.org, www.drugfree.org

Transportation

California Department of Transportation (CalTrans), www.dot.ca.gov/

California Highway Patrol, www.chp.ca.gov

California Office of Traffic Safety, www.ots.ca.gov/

National Household Travel Survey,
http://nhts.ornl.gov/

Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), www.sacog.org

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, www.sparetheair.com

Transportation Statistics, Bureau of Transportation Statistics

www.transtats.bts.gov/mappingcenter.asp

U.S. Department of Transportation, National Transportation Library, http://ntl.bts.gov/