Almanac of the 50 States 2005: Basic Data Profiles With Comparative Tables

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Information Publications
Information Publications, 2005 - Reference - 448 pages
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Almanac of the 50 States, an annual ready-reference source, contains eight statistical profile pages for every State. The main portion of the book is a collection of 52 basic data profiles: one for each of the 50 States; one for the District of Columbia; and one for the U.S. in summary. The same format is used for each profile, which are collected State by State and presented in alphabetical order. Supplementing the profiles is a group of 54 comparative tables which list the States in rank order on 54 key characteristics selected from the individual profiles. Information for the Almanac of the 50 States comes from the latest reports of federal government agencies, augmented with selected data from the private sector. The book is updated annually.Each profile contains the following information: State Summary: highlights the important facts about the State Geography & Environment: includes total area; highest and lowest points; federally owned land; capital city; largest city; state parks budgets & visitors; national forest land Demographics & Characteristics of the Population: includes Census data on population; persons by age, race, sex, marital status; households & families; population projections to the year 2010; immigration & naturalization Vital Statistics & Health: includes births, deaths, marriages & divorces; abortions; adoptions; physicians, dentists; hospital costs Education: includes college graduates, school enrollment level; teachers & teachers' salaries; school receipts & expenditures; graduating high school seniors; higher education Social Insurance & Welfare Programs: includes Social Security benefits & beneficiaries; Medicare/Medicaid enrollment & payments; AFDC; Food Stamps Housing & Construction: includes housing units, occupancy; building permits issued, value; existing home sales Government & Elections: includes State officials; the governorship; State legislature; local government; voting age populations; vote for president; federal representation; women & Blacks holding public office Governmental Finance: includes revenues by source; expenditures by object; federal aid by program Crime, Law Enforcement & Courts: includes crimes & crime rates; arrests & prisoners; persons under sentence of death; court data Labor & Income: includes civilian labor force by occupation & industry; employment & unemployment; average annual pay; hours and earnings of workers; union membership; personal income with projections to year 2000; federal income tax data Economy, Business, Industry & Agriculture: includes business incorporations and failures; Gross State Product; payroll by industry; farm data; per capita federal expenditures; defense department payroll, contracts, and employees; principal minerals; manufacturing employees, payroll, and value of shipments; bank data; wholesale trade, service industries Communication, Energy & Transportation: includes daily newspapers; radio & TV stations; energy consumption data; nuclear plants; highway mileage; motor vehicle registration; drivers' licenses

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Contents

Alabama
3
Arkansas
9
Colorado
19
District of Columbia
34
Georgia
43
Hawaii
51
Idaho
99
Illinois
107
Kansas
235
Kentucky
244
Maryland
255
Michigan
395
Minnesota
421
Households 1990
427
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