Places, Towns and Townships is an excellent resource for anyone in need of data for all of the nation's cities, towns, townships, villages, and census-designated places in one convenient source. It compiles essential information about places in the United States and the people who live in them such as:• population• housing• income• education• employment• crime• and much more!In addition to the tables, Places, Towns and Townships includes text that describes key findings, figures that call attention to noteworthy trends in data, and rankings of the largest cities by various demographics. Compiled from multiple government sources, the data in this unique reference volume represents the most current and accurate information available. This data will not be updated for several years, making Places, Towns and Townships an invaluable resource in the years to come.
Deirdre A. Gaquin has been a data use consultant to private organizations, government agencies, and universities for over 30 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 and The Almanac of American Education.Mary Meghan Ryan is a senior research editor with Bernan Press.
Contents About the EditorsIntroductionSubjects coveredRankingsSymbolsSourcesHighlightsTable 1. Population by Residence in Incorporated Places and Size of Place, 2014Table 2. Percent of Population in Incorporated Places, by Size of Place, 2014Table 3. Population Change in the 75 Largest Cities and Towns, 2010–2014Table 4. Percent of Private Nonfarm Employment by Industry by State, 2012RankingsSubjects Covered by Type and Size of PlaceTable Outlines and Column HeadingsTable A. All PlacesTable B. Incorporated Places, Census Designated Places (CDPs), and Minor Civil Divisions (MCDs) of 10,000 or MorePopulationTable C. Incorporated Places, Census Designated Places (CDPs), and Minor Civil Divisions (MCDs) of 10,000 or MorePopulation—Economic CensusAppendixesA-1 A. Geographic ConceptsB-1 B. Source Notes and Explanations