Occupation data and industry data both can tell you a lot about an area’s economy, but they show distinctly different things. With data from the Census’s ACS and County Business Patterns, and BLS’s Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, there’s plenty of data to compare.
The BLS regularly goes above and beyond the call of data. Here they explain why county unemployment is lower in Colorado than in adjacent states’ counties.
The BLS changed their methodology for calculating unemployment. Here’s what you need to know.
The American Community Survey American Community Survey (ACS) indicators for 2007-2011 are now available on PolicyMap! Check out these latest estimates on home values, incomes, foreign born populations and more! You'll find them throughout the Add Data Layer menu in the maps page and incorporated into the Community Profile report. Sign up for one of […]
This week, PolicyMap is headed to a Census workshop in Suitland, Maryland, on an exciting new dataset we plan to add to our platform this summer. It’s called Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD). This new dataset from the Census relies on unemployment insurance information collected by states to provide data on jobs. LEHD offers counts of […]