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Jan 24, 2022 U.S. Death Rates by Cause Rise Sharply From 2019-2020 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Death by Cause database, reporting the number of deaths, crude death rates, and age-adjusted death rates in the U.S., states, and all counties by International Classification of Disease, Version 10 (ICD-10) Chapters and Sub-chapters. The most common causes of death by ICD Chapter are diseases of the circulatory system (31% in the latest year); neoplasms, or cancers (24%); external causes of morbidity and mortality (8%), mental and behavioral disorders (6%), and diseases of the nervous system (6%). See ICD-10 for a complete descriptions of cause of death categories.  Read More...
Jan 07, 2022 U.S. Cancer Rates by Race RAND State Statistics recently updated its Cancer by Race database, providing cancer incidence data, crude rates, and age-adjusted rates by race for the United States and most states. It includes the leading cancers reported by the CDC. Crude rates indicate the number of cases reported each calendar year per 100,000 population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted averages of the age-specific (crude) rates, where the weights are the proportions of persons in the corresponding age groups of a standard million population. See CDC for more details. Read More...
Jan 06, 2022 Average U.S. Per Pupil Spending Increases Over Last Decade RAND State Statistics recently updated its Per Pupil Spending database, containing expenditures per student, based on total expenditure and reported fall enrollment as submitted by state education agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It excludes Regional Occupational Program (ROP), Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), Vocational, (AVC), Regional Education Service Centers, and similar school types. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Dec 30, 2021 U.S. Cancer Rates Fall Slightly Since 2014 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Cancer All Types database, providing comprehensive cancer incidence data, crude rates, and age-adjusted rates. Crude rates indicate the number of cases reported each calendar year per 100,000 population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted averages of the age-specific (crude) rates, where the weights are the proportions of persons in the corresponding age groups of a standard million population. It includes all cancers reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See CDC for more details. Read More...
Dec 27, 2021 U.S. Violent Crime Increases 2019-2020, But Decreases From 1990-2020 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Crimes & Arrests database, reporting the number of offenses (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson) and auxiliary offense data (e.g., burglary: forcible entry, unlawful entry, and attempted entry) for each agency reporting data to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR) in the U.S. States. The database also reports the number of reported offenses cleared by arrest or exceptional means and the number of clearances that involved only juveniles (under 18 years of age). The number of crimes and crime rates from 1974-1999 excludes Sheriff's offices in all counties. Read More...
Dec 17, 2021 U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Increases Over Last Ten Years RAND State Statistics recently updated its Health Insurance database, containing health insurance coverage for the U.S., states, and roughly 900 counties. (Areas with less than 65,000 population are excluded). Coverage and non-coverage are broken down by age, gender, race/ethnicity, households, nativity/citizenship, disability, educational attainment, employment, work experience, household income, and poverty status. Data is collected through the Census Bureau's American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Dec 13, 2021 Residential Building Permits RAND State Statistics recently updated its Residential Building Permits database, containing building permits for new privately-owned residential construction. This includes the number of new units and construction valuation. Valuations are expressed in dollars. Single-unit buildings are defined as total fully detached, semidetached (semiattached, side-by-side), row houses, and townhouse buildings. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Dec 01, 2021 Youth (Grades 9-12) Nutrition, Obesity, & Physical Activity RAND State Statistics added a new database on November 26, 2021. The Youth (Grades 9-12) Nutrition, Obesity, & Physical Activity database reports youth (grades 9-12) nutrition, obesity, and physical activity by age, education, gender, income, race, and ethnicity. As indicated, data are reported every other year. This database provides state-level youth data on adolescent diets, physical activity, and weight status from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS). Read More...
Nov 24, 2021 Persons Naturalized by Country of Birth & CBSA of Residence RAND State Statistics recently updated its Persons Naturalized by Country of Birth & CBSA of Residence database, reporting the number of persons naturalized by country of birth and Core-Based Statistical Area (CBSA) of intended residence by Fiscal Year. Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is conferred upon foreign citizens or nationals after fulfilling the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Note that Congo, Democratic Republic and Congo, Republic are distinct and separate countries. Read More...
Nov 23, 2021 U.S. Unemployment Rates Decrease RAND State Statistics recently updated its Employment and Unemployment database, containing the number of employed, unemployed, civilian labor force, civilian noninstitutional population, labor force participation rates, and unemployment rates for the U.S., states, and counties. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Nov 11, 2021 Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions RAND State Statistics recently updated its Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions database, reporting Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from fossil-fuel burning, cement production, and gas flaring by country and source, expressed in thousands of metric tons of carbon or thousands or metric tons of CO2 as indicated. Read More...
Nov 09, 2021 U.S Public State High School Graduation Rates Increase RAND State Statistics recently updated its State Public High School Graduates database, reporting the number of public high school graduates by state or jurisdiction. Data include regular diploma recipients, but exclude students receiving a certificate of attendance and persons receiving high school equivalency certificates. Read More...
Sep 07, 2021 U.S. Child Support Program Caseloads Fall RAND State Statistics recently updated its Child Support Programs database containing statistical and financial information on state Child Support Enforcement (CSE) programs reported to the Department of Health and Human Services.  The Enforcement Program locates absent parents, establishes paternity of children born out of wedlock, and establishes and enforces support orders. Read More...
Aug 06, 2021 Federal and State Minimum Wages RAND State Statistics recently updated its Federal and State Minimum Wages database containing minimum wages for the U.S., 50 states, and U.S. territories. State minimum wages are typically increased around January 1st. States with no set minimum wage are not included in these data; these include Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Read More...
Aug 02, 2021 Gross Domestic Product by State RAND State Statistics recently updated its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) database with GDP by state and GDP Per Capita in nominal and constant or "chained" (2012) dollars, from 2001 to 2019. The data is based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) categories and the per capita figures are based on July 1st population data from the Bureau of the Census. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Jul 19, 2021 Housing prices with median and average RAND State Statistics recently updated its Housing Prices database with median and average listed housing prices, from the year 2016 to the year 2021.  The database also includes square footage, listings, and pending sales. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Jan 05, 2021 Federal Individual Income Tax Returns by State, County, and Zip Code RAND State Statistics recently updated its Federal Individual Income Tax Returns database with detailed information on income tax returns filed in the United States from the year 2011 to the year 2018. Here are some highlights of the trends observed in the eight years. Read More...
Oct 07, 2020 Health Insurance in States and Counties Persons Without Health Insurance Concentrated in South According to recently-released data compiled by RAND State Statistics here, the percentage of persons without health insurance is the highest in several states in the South (Figure 1). Read More...
Aug 29, 2020 Medical Care Inflation Rates RAND State Statistics reports a number of inflation databases, including Consumer Prices and Medical Care Inflation. Read More...
Aug 28, 2020 Bankruptcy Filings Fall In Second Quarter of 2020 Highest in South RAND State Statistics recently updated its Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy database from 1996 to the second quarter (Q2) of 2020. Here are some highlights from the last 18 months. Read More...