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Profiles of Texas Third Edition
Grey House Publishing Inc, September 2011, Pages: 500
This 500 page volume provides detailed demographic and statistical data on the over 1,700 Places in the state of Texas, including
- Demographics on each County & Individual City or Town
- Detailed Data on School Districts
- Hispanic & Asian Population Statistics
- Informative Statistics & Rankings on Ancestry Groups
- Weather Statistics
- Comparative Ranking Charts
The careful layout gives the user an easy-to-read snapshot of every single place and county in the state of Texas, from the biggest metropolis to the smallest unincorporated hamlet. Here is a look at just a few of the data sets you’ll find in each profile: History, Geography, Climate, Population, Vital Statistics, Economy, Income, Taxes, Education, Housing, Health & Environment, Public Safety and more. The richness of each profile is astounding in its depth, from history to weather, all packed in an easy-to-navigate, compact format
School District Data
You’ll have immediate access to a snapshot profile of each district serving 1,500 or more students. Each district profile includes contact information along with grades served, the numbers of students, teachers and schools, student/teacher ratios, drop out rates, ethnicity, gender and diploma recipients by race and district expenditures per student.
Hispanic, Asian & Ancestry Group Statistics
Here you’ll find need-to-know data on the Hispanic and Asian population of the state along with data on all ancestry groups reported in the state. Details include population concentrations, income, educational attainment and much more.
Detailed Weather Data
Provides extensive climatological data on all of Texas’s weather stations, including statistics on max. and min. temperatures, precipitation, extreme temperatures, humidity and more.
Comparative Ranking Charts put cities side-by-side for easy comparisons & rankings
Selected statistics are pulled for 100 of Texas’s largest towns and cities. Each of 22 different data points has its own two-page spread with the cities listed in alpha order so researchers can easily compare and rank cities. Among the statistics selected for this section are Employment, Income, Unemployment Rate, Population Characteristics, Taxes, Cost of Living, Education, Health Care, Public Safety, Air Quality and more.
Profiles of Texas goes beyond Census statistics, beyond metro area coverage, beyond the 100 best places to live. Drawn from official census information, other government statistics and original research, you will have at your fingertips data that’s available nowhere else in one single source. A remarkable compilation that offers overviews and insights into each corner of the state.
Introduction Introduction vii
User’s Guides Profiles ix
Hispanic Population xxxvii
Profiles Alphabetical by County/Place
Alphabetical Place Index
Education State Public School Profile
School District Rankings
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
Hispanic Population Hispanic Population
Asian Population Asian Population
Climate Texas Physical Features and Climate Narrative
State Reference Map
State Relief Map
Weather Stations Map
Weather Stations by County
Weather Stations by City
Weather Stations by Elevation
National Weather Service Stations
Cooperative Weather Stations
Weather Station Rankings
Significant Storm Events
Demographic & Reference Maps Populated Places, Transportation and Physical Features
Federal Lands and Indian Reservations
Congressional Districts (112th Congress)
Core-Based Statistical Areas and Counties
Economic Losses from Hazard Events, 1960 - 2009
Hazard Losses, 1960 - 2009
Median Household Income
Median Home Value
High School Graduates
2008 Presidential Election
"Profiles of Texas is highly recommended for all libraries in the state."
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