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County and City Extra 2016

Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book, 24th Edition

Edited by Deirdre A. Gaquin and Mary Meghan Ryan

When you want only one source of information about your city or county, turn to County and City Extra.

This trusted reference compiles information from many sources to provide all the key demographic and economic data for every state, county, metropolitan area, congressional district, and for all cities in the United States with a 2010 population of 25,000 or more. In one volume , you can conveniently find data from 1990 to 2015 in easy-to-read tables. No other resource compiles this amount of detailed information into one place.

Subjects covered in
County and City Extra include:
• Population by age and race
• Government finances
• Income and poverty
• Manufacturing, trade, and services
• Crime
• Housing
• Education
• Immigration and migration
• Labor force and employment
• Agriculture, land, and water
• Residential construction
• Health resources
• Voting and elections

The main body of this volume contains five basic parts and covers the following areas:
Part A-States
Part B-Counties
Part C-Metropolitan areas
Part D-Cities with a 2010 census population of 25,000 or more
Part E-Congressional districts

In addition, this publication includes:
•Figures and text in each section that highlight pertinent data and provide analysis
•Ranking tables which present each geography type by various subjects including population, land area, population density, educational attainment, housing values, race, unemployment, and crime
•Multiple color maps of the United States on various topics including median household income, poverty, voting, and race

Furthermore, this volume contains several appendixes which include:
• Notes and explanations for further reference
• Definitions of geographic concepts
• A listing of metropolitan and micropolitan areas and their component counties
• A list of cities by county
• Maps showing congressional districts, counties, and selected places within each state

New in the 24th edition:

This edition includes data from the 2012 Economic Census, recently released for states, counties, metropolitan areas, and cities. Table E has been expanded to include newly available County Business Patterns data for Congressional Districts. Table E includes a wide selection of 2014 American Community Survey data, Social Security data, and data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture for the congressional districts of the 114th Congress, along with the 114th Congressional representatives.

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Bernan Press
Pages: 1464Size: 9 x 11 1/4
978-1-59888-869-0 • Hardback • November 2016 • $180.00 • (£120.00)
978-1-59888-870-6 • eBook • November 2016 • $171.00 • (£110.00)
Deirdre A. Gaquin has been a data use consultant to private organizations, government agencies, and universities for over 25 years. Prior to that, she was Director of Data Access Services at Data Use & Access Laboratories, a pioneer in private sector distribution of federal statistical data. A former President of the Association of Public Data Users, Ms. Gaquin has served on numerous boards, panels, and task forces concerned with federal statistical data and has worked on four decennial censuses. She holds a Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree from Hunter College. Ms. Gaquin is also an editor of Bernan Press's Congressional District Atlas; The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey; Places, Towns and Townships; and The Almanac of American Education.

Mary Meghan Ryan is a senior research editor with Bernan Press.


New and Updated Information for the 2016 Edition
Subjects Covered and Volume Organization

Subjects Covered, by Geography Type
National Data Maps

Part A. States

State Highlights and Rankings
State Column Headings
Table A

Part B. States and CountiesCounty Highlights and Rankings
States and Counties Column Headings
Table B

Part C. Metropolitan AreasMetropolitan Areas Highlights and Rankings
Metropolitan Areas Column Headings
Table C

Part D. Cities

Cities Highlights and Rankings
Cities Column Headings
Table D

Part E. Congressional Districts

Congressional Districts Highlights and Rankings
Congressional Districts Column Headings
Table E


A. Geographic Concepts and Codes
B. Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Metropolitan Divisions (as defined February 2013)
C. Core Based Statistical Areas (Metropolitan and Micropolitan) and Metropolitan Divisions (as defined February 2013)

D. Maps of Congressional Districts and States
E. Cities by County
F. Source Notes and Explanations