Internet Resources - Statistics



Databases

  • Morningstar
    Morningstar is an investment tool that offers accurate, up-to-date data on 35,000 stocks and funds, along with industry and market data. The database lets users build and test portfolio ideas online, and provides financial education through its Investing Classroom.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Statistics
  • Rand California
    Provides demographics from the state level down to the local level, including statistics for a range of years. Allows for some customization.
    Browse related subjects: Government, Social Issues, Statistics
  • Value Line
    Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information plus research, commentary, price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Statistics

Recommended Websites

  • Adherents: World Religion Statistics
    This site includes statistics covering membership in "over 4,000 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc." Indexes of religion by country and by name; statistics on largest communities of religions by countries and states of the U. S.; religious affiliations of U. S. presidents and current members of Congress. Lists of scriptures by religion and links to other religious sites.
    Browse related subjects: Indexes, Religion, Statistics
  • American Factfinder
    Current U.S. Dept of Census data for all states.
    Browse related subjects: Government, Statistics
  • Association of Religion Data Archives
    Users can search or browse this database that seeks to collect, preserve, and provide access to quantitative data on American religion. Includes surveys on the general population, religious groups, and religious professionals; aggregate data on congregations, churches and denominations; and interactive maps and reports on church membership. There are also annotated links to related resources.
    Browse related subjects: Religion, Statistics
  • California Labor Market Profiles
    Wage, demographics, occupations (low and high-wage), consumer price index, commute statistics, regional comparisons.
    Browse related subjects: Government, Statistics
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    The CDC 's mission is to collaborate to promote prevention of disease, injury and disability, and to prepare for new health threats. CDC.gov links to statistical sources for morbidity and mortality health data. Information is available on current national and worldwide emergencies and disasters. CDC.gov is also the place to look for immunization guidelines for children, and for traveler's vaccine requirements. It links to information on country safety for travelers, environmental safety, and workplace safety and health.
    Browse related subjects: Consumer Health, Medicine, Public Health, Statistics, Travel
  • Ed-Data
    The Education Data Partnership is a collaboration of the Alameda County Office of Education, the California Department of Education, EdSource, and the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team. Ed-Data provides Base API reports at the school, district, and statewide level. You can also "Compare Schools" and "Compare Districts" to see how your school or district stacks up against others in the state. The School Characteristics Index (SCI), a number used to identify a school's demographics and challenges, is now available in each school's Base and Growth API reports.
    Browse related subjects: California, Education, Schools, Statistics, Tests
  • Hartford Institute for Religion Research
    This site provides "quality, social scientific religion research information that is helpful for religious leaders and the general public." It features many articles, reports, and statistics. Research areas include women and religion, church attendance, religion and the Web, multiracial congregations, Pentecostalism, and homosexuality and religion.
    Browse related subjects: Religion, Statistics
  • NationMaster.com
    Compiles data about nations from numerous authoritative sources (CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD), and provides ability to generate graphs and maps, as well as compare aspects of different countries.
    Browse related subjects: Countries, Geography, Statistics

Local Links

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Aerial Photos - Santz Cruz County

UCSC's McHenry Library Maps Collection has a collection of aerial photographs of Santa Cruz County from the 1920's on. They may be viewed by the public by appointment.

There is also a small collection of uncataloged aerial photos in the Local History room of the Downtown branch.

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