Websites

Find links to useful websites and resources online:

 

Other Community Indicator Projects

Community Indicators Consortium– A multitude of links to Community Indicator Projects across the country, as well as resources for those interested in or developing Community Indicator Projects.

ACT Rochester– Rochester Community Indicator website.

Community Indicator Project for Herkimer and Oneida Counties– Herkimer and Oneida County Community Indicator website.

Mid-Hudson Valley Community Profiles and Community Indicator Sites–  Mid-Hudson Valley Community Community Indicator websites.

Arts, Culture, and Recreation

Civic Engagement

NYS Comptroller’s Website– Find revenues, expenditures, and tax levy’s for local governments and school districts.

Demographics

Census Burea Website–  The Census Burea is a vital source of summary information on the demographics, social situations, and economic state of Americans.

New York State Data Center– Economic and demographic data on NYS, including trends.

Economy

Brookings’ Resources Page– Brookings has recently created an easier way to access their interactive data and summary profiles for each of the nation’s 100 largest metro areas, and in many cases all 50 states.  These summary profiles provide information on the demographic, social and economic dynamics of your regions

New York State Data Center– Economic and demographic data on NYS, including trends.

New York State Department of Labor– Labor, wage, and employment statistics on New York State.

Education

IPEDS Data Center– IPEDS is a large, publically available database of educational statistics, reports, and templates

National Association for the Education of Young Children–  The NAEYC offers a wide range of resources for those interest in young children’s development and education.

The National Institute for Literacy– Information and resources on literacy for all ages.

National Center for Education Statistics–  The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

NYS Comptroller’s Website– Find revenues, expenditures, and tax levy’s for local governments and school districts.

NYS Education Department– This link will take you to the NYSED Report cards, which provide school and school district specific information for all NYS schools and school districts.  Variables covered included graduation rates, ethnic composition, testing results, and many others.

New York State Kids’ Well–Being Indicators Clearinghouse– This site gathers, tracks, and analyzes indicators related to children, including education and health.

U.S. Department of Education– Research and data related to education issues.

Environment, Transportation, and Planning

Onondaga County Planning Department’s Map Gallery– A gallery full of detailed, GIS based maps of Onondaga County.

Syracusecentral.com-  Onondaga County’s Economic Development website, full of information on the local area from all perspectives, including Demographics, Education, and the Environment.

Housing

NYS Association of Realtors– Statistics on home sales, prices, and information for homebuyers and sellers.

New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal– The NYS DHCR has published several reports on issues pertinent to housing.

Human Service and Health

National Center for Health Statistics– A rich source for data and information on health in the United States.

National Institute of Child Health and Development– Information on a variety of topics related to health and development, as well as related funding sources.

New York County Health Rankings: A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute database for all states and counties.

NYS Department of Health County Health Assessment Indicators– Indicators used to document and analyze Onondaga County’s health status.

New York State Health Foundation– A private, state–wide foundation focused on issues related to health insurance coverage, increasing access to services, and cost containment.

New York State Kids’ Well–Being Indicators Clearinghouse– This site gathers, tracks, and analyzes indicators related to children, including education and health.

New York State Office for the Aging– The NYS Office for the Aging publishes data on the senior population and trends.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services A wide range of information and resources related to children and families.

Public Safety

Other

Center for Governmental Research– CGR has provided data for several Community Indicator Projects and has plenty of data and reports on various topics located on their website.