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Datasets on economic self-sufficiency, resources for refugees, rural economic development, and disaster spending.

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  • Charity Navigator

    refugees

    by USA FOR UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES

    Charity Navigator, charity assessment organization that evaluates charitable organizations in the U.S., has been scraped for non-profit organizations that work with recently resettled refugees

  • Location of Energy Infrastructure

    opportunity-zones rural-development

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

    Includes data on energy infrastructure including power lines, power plants, coal mines, etc.

  • Open Energy Information

    rural-development entrepreneurship

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

    Open energy datasets coming from the US Department of Energy and its national laboratories

  • HUD Enterprise GIS

    opportunity-zones economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Web services for data including HUD, USDA, and Census.

  • USDA Rural Development Innovation Center Data

    rural-development

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    The Rural Development Innovation Center applies cutting-edge techniques to provide innovative products and services to its rural customers. The Center's website offers tools and resources about best practices for rural economic development

  • Monthly Industry Indicators

    rural-development entrepreneurship

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Monthly indicators including manufacturing shipments and inventory, construction spending, retail inventories, rental vacany rates, etc.

  • Hello Neighbor

    refugees

    by HELLO NEIGHBOR

    A crowdsourced database of nonprofits and social service agencies across the United States available to assist recently resettled refugees and families. This information is compiled by Hello Neighbor but crowdsourced from families, refugees, communities, and people across the country

  • County Business Patterns

    opportunity-zones talent-discovery career-pathways entrepreneurship economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Annual data on employer businesses (e.g., no. of businesses, employment, payroll) at the state, county, metro area, and ZIP Code levels by industry.

  • Digital Nation Data Explorer

    rural-development

    by NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION

    Data Explorer enables easy tracking of metrics about computer and Internet use over time. Simply choose a metric of interest from the drop-down menu. The default Map mode depicts percentages by state, while Chart mode allows metrics to be broken down by demographics and viewed as either percentages of the population or estimated numbers of people or households

  • HUD EnVision Centers

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    The EnVision Center Demonstration supports the delivery of integrated services from philanthropic organizations, private industry, and all levels of government thereby increasing the opportunity for low-income families to achieve self-sufficiency through “one-stop” or “single-site” service centers

  • HUD Data Portal

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Information on median family incomes and income limits for HUD programs, as well as microdata from research initiatives on topics such as housing discrimination, the HUD-insured multifamily housing stock, and the public housing population

  • Broadband USA

    rural-development

    by NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION

    The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) BroadbandUSA program promotes innovation and economic growth by supporting efforts to expand broadband access and meaningful use across America

  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Database

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    May be used to locate rental housing supported by the LIHTC and having the applicable program rent and income restrictions

  • Picture of Subsidized Households

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Basic demographic and program data on HUD assisted households

  • 2018 FCC Broadband Deployment Report

    rural-development bridging-the-digital-divide

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Annual report on whether advanced telecommunications capability “is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion”

  • HHS Annual Performance Report

    disaster-spending

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    Provides information on HHS’s progress toward achieving the goals and objectives described in the HHS Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan

  • Stats America

    rural-development talent-discovery

    by U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION, INDIANA UNIVERSITY

    Data items for any state, metro, micro, district or county in the nation, including Opportunity Zones, detailed demographic information, innovation capacity etc

  • WRAPSNET

    refugees

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

    Refugee arrival data by city and state, with information on age, gender, ethnicity, religion, language, and education

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

    rural-development

    by CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL

    Local, state, and national level data and information on the environment, exposures, health effects and population characteristics

  • USASpending

    disaster-spending improving-access-to-and-management-of-federal-grants increasing-government-accountability-by-connecting-federal-spending-and-performance-data

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

    USA Spending tracks federal spending to ensure taxpayers can see how their money is being used in communities across America

  • The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)

    rural-development

    by U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

    A quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering more than 95 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry, which can be used to identify emerging or declining clusters or industry sectors

  • ERS GIS Map Services and API

    rural-development

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    Over 23 ERS geospatial map API services, each containing anywhere from 4 to 70 map layers. The majority of the services consist of national maps displaying data at the county-level.

  • Fair-Market Rent Data

    economic-self-sufficiency opportunity-zones

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Rent estimates at the 50th percentile (or median) are calculated for all Fair Market Rent areas

  • U.S. Cluster Mapping Tool

    rural-development talent-discovery

    by U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

    Provides over 50 million open data records on industry clusters and regional business environments in the U.S. to promote economic growth and national competitiveness

  • HHS Social Services Programs

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    Data on the programs and services that improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities, including unaccompanied alien children, self-sufficiency, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, etc

  • Map of Opportunity Zones and Affordable Housing

    opportunity-zones economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Includes public housing, assisted multifamily properties, HUD-insured healthcare properties, Housing Choice Vouchers, Low-Income Housing Tax Credit properties, USDA Rural Development, and Promise Zones.

  • HHS Data Initiative

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    4,500 datasets collected by HHS for use by researchers and entrepreneurs

  • Supplemental: Social Vulnerability Index (SVI)

    helping-families-businesses-and-communities-respond-to-covid-19 rural-development

    by CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL

    Uses 15 U.S. Census variables at tract level to help local officials identify communities that may need support in preparing for hazards, disasters, etc.

  • Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy

    disaster-spending

    by CENTER FOR DISASTER PHILANTHROPY

    Effort to establish baseline data, aggregate multiple data streams, and track disaster giving by philanthropists, government agencies, and NGOs from 2013 to 2017, segmented by disaster type

  • American Housing Survey

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    The most comprehensive national housing survey in the United States since its inception in 1973, providing annual information on the size, composition, and quality of the nation’s housing and measuring changes in our housing stock as it ages

  • Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America

    rural-development opportunity-zones

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    County-level data on county type, remoteness, amenities, and other socioeconomic characteristics.

  • Computer and Internet Use

    rural-development

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Types of Computers and Internet Subscriptions from American Community Survey 2014-2018 data

  • Employment Data from Census by Geography

    talent-discovery economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Data on Industry and Occupation, Employers (public and private), Commuting, Labor Force Statistics, Work from Home, and more.

  • HUD Community Assessment Reporting Tool (CART)

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Reference tool designed to display HUD's investments in communities across the United States. Search by City, County, Metropolitan Area or State

  • Fixed Broadband Deployment Map

    rural-development

    by FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

    This application provides a visualization of the residential fixed broadband deployment data collected on FCC Form 477

  • EnviroAtlas Interactive Map

    rural-development identifying-and-strengthening-civic-environmental-stewardship

    by U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    Provides geospatial data, easy-to-use tools, and other resources related to ecosystem services, their chemical and non-chemical stressors. Includes human health,environmental, geographic, climatic, cultural, and natural resource profiles, as well as information on assets (e.g., anchor institutions, access to nature amenities, new and emerging economic drivers)

  • API & Developer Resources for Census Bureau Data

    opportunity-zones talent-discovery career-pathways entrepreneurship rural-development transportation-emissions

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Software developer resources for Census Bureau Data.

  • HHS Wellness Programs

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    HHS offer resources to help you eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings and vaccinations

  • COVID-19: Resources for Tracking Federal Spending

    disaster-spending

    by U.S. CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE

    Provides selected sources for tracking COVID-19 relief funding provided through congressional bills

  • FEMA Annual Performance Report

    disaster-spending

    by FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

    The Department of Homeland Security's Performance and Accountability Reports provide information that enables the President, Congress and the public to assess the effectiveness of the Department's mission performance and stewardship of resources

  • Rural Accessibility

    rural-development

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    Interactive map and graph showing access to intercity transportation in rural areas

  • FindHello Resources

    refugees

    by

    Resources for immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers including immigration help, English classes, healthcare, and more curated by USAHello.

  • Treasury ZIP Code Statistics of Income

    economic-self-sufficiency opportunity-zones

    by INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

    ZIP Code data on selected income and tax statistics by State, ZIP Code, and size of adjusted gross income. Can be mapped to census tracts

  • Types of Internet Subscriptions

    rural-development

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Types of Internet Subscriptions by Selected Characteristics from American Community Survey 2014-2018 data

  • American Community Survey Demographic Data

    opportunity-zones rural-development helping-families-businesses-and-communities-respond-to-covid-19

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Tract-level data on household characteristics; industry and occupation, broken out by demographic characteristics of workers.

  • USGS National Map

    rural-development

    by U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    Suite of products and services that provide access to base geospatial information to describe the landscape of the United States and its territories including boundaries, elevation, geographic names, hydrography, land cover, orthoimagery, structures, and transportation

  • American Community Survey APIs

    opportunity-zones rural-development

    by U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

    Resources for demographic information at the Census tract level.

  • EPA Smart Location Database

    rural-development

    by U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    Interactive maps and data for measuring location efficiency in terms of walkability and transit access

  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Qualified Census Tracts

    economic-self-sufficiency opportunity-zones

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    These tracts must have 50% of households with incomes below 60% of the Area Median Gross Income or have a poverty rate of 25% or more

  • Natural resources datasets

    rural-development

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    Federal Statistical and Resource Agencies along with universities produce a wide range of geospatial datasets characterizing the nation’s natural resources. Major data set themes include soils, water, climate, energy, and crop and forest production

  • HUD Services Data

    economic-self-sufficiency

    by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Find Shelter location data from HUD.gov homepage: shelter, food pantry, health clinics and clothing

  • Form 477 Data

    rural-development

    by FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

    Data on facilities-based broadband providers who are required to file data with the FCC twice a year (Form 477) on where they offer Internet access service at speeds exceeding 200 kbps in at least one direction