Places, Towns and TownshipsBook - 2016
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. Some interesting facts found in the 2016 edition of Places, Towns and Townships include: - While about 18 percent of the population lived in the nation's 75 largest cities, 37 percent lived in places that were not incorporated as cities in 2014. - There were 34 incorporated cities and one town with more than 500,000 people in 2014. These 34 cities and towns represented only 23 states. - Among the 75 largest cities, Seattle, Boston, and San Francisco all have more than 72 percent of their residents in the 18-to-64 age group. - During the years 2010 through 2014, 13.1 percent of the residents of the United States were born in foreign countries. In 43 cities--mostly medium-sized cities and CDPs--more than half of the people are foreign-born. Many of these cities are in Florida. - In the five-year period from 2010 through 2014, 63.9 percent of Americans age 16 and older were in the civilian labor force, and 9.2 percent of the labor force participants were unemployed. - Nationally, Health Care and Social Assistance is the industrial sector with the most employees--16.6 percent of the total--followed by Retail Trade with 13.2 percent. Places, Towns and Townships makes a valuable addition to the County and City Extra Series.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Bernan Press, 2016.
Edition: Sixth edition.
Branch Call Number: REF 317.3 PLACES 2016
Characteristics: xxxviii, 783, A-2, B-17 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm.