Archive for Statistics

Health Statistics for America’s Largest 500 Cities

Emanating from NYU, the City Health Dashboard utilizes 36 key metrics in determining the health factors of a municipality. You can drill down these data to the census tract level in each city. Jersey City’s profile is replete with figures revealing the health and social indicators at the neighborhood level. You can also compare across cities as well as across metrics. There is much valuable information here; this is a source worth exploring.

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How Did New Jersey Do in the Latest “Nation’s Report Card”?

For those who are interested, you can come here for the state results for grade 4 and grade 8 mathematics; and here for grade 4 and grade 8 results for reading. Highlights on a national level are also accessible.

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Projections of Education Statistics to 2026

This new NCES report, Projections of Education Statistics to 2026, is the 45th in this annual series of future-gazing. Besides data at the K-12 levels, this documents also focuses on the higher education sector with numerous tables exploring such trends as first time freshmen, total enrollment in higher education, the number of degrees to be awarded, et alia. A valuable planning tool for administrators and planner.

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What Percentage of the American Workforce Possesses a Nondegree Certificate?

The latest figures from 2016 are outlined in this data point – Degree and nondegree credentials held by labor force participants (issued March 2018). Fully 31% of the labor force has a nondegree certificate.

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Who Hasn’t Read a Book in the Past Year?

Some interesting demographic data on the 24% of American adults who haven’t opened a book (print or electronic) in the last twelve moths can be accessed here.

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Statistical Portrait of the 115th Congress

This updated version “…presents a profile of the membership of the 115th Congress (2017-2018) as of January 3, 2018. Statistical information is included on selected characteristics of Members, including data on party affiliation, average age, occupation, education, length of congressional service, religious affiliation, gender, ethnicity, foreign births, and military service.”

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2018 Hudson County Health Rankings

Find out in this 2018 edition just where Hudson County ranks as far as health indicators are concerned. Also, every other county’s health statistics are also available here along with state rankings. It is recommended that the key findings report be perused.

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