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Data Place - Good source for housing and demographic data about your community, your region, and the nation, assembling a variety of data sets from multiple sources as well as tools and guides to assist you in analyzing, interpreting, and applying the data.

Kidsdata - offers more than 250 indicators on the health and well being of children. The website, launched in 2004, is a project of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health. The website initially provided data for San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, along with statewide comparisons. In 2007, expanded to include other counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, and San Francisco. Also in 2007, a version of launched in Santa Barbara County. The website also includes summaries of data for the hundreds of cities and school districts in the Bay Area, and offers data profiles for nearly 20 demographic categories.

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 2006 - Statistics for the United States, states, counties, and metropolitan areas draw on the 2005 estimated censuses of population and housing estimates.

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