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Indicators Northwest

Project ID: 451
CIC Member?:
No
Active Project?:
Yes
Year Project Began:
2010
Year of Latest Report:
2017
Last Update: 08/18/17
Project LocationIdaho, Montana, Oregon & Washington
State/ProvinceID, MO, OR & WA
CountryUSA
Lead OrganizationUniversity of Idaho
Type of Organization

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):
County, Multi-State Region

Issue Areas:
Economy, Education, Employment, Health, Housing, Population, Poverty, Public Safety, Social

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Project Description

Indicators Northwest provides the most up-to-date social and economic data for states, counties, Native American reservations, and tribes for Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. The user-friendly website is designed for people who don’t have the time or experience to search multiple data sources. The University of Idaho updates Indicators Northwest regularly with new data from a wide variety of federal and state agencies. Users can get a quick summary of major trends, print a profile of characteristics for their county, view graphs, and download data. Indicators include unemployment and wage rates, population by age, poverty rates and health insurance coverage, among others.

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Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
Indicators Northwest gathers data sources that track 47 state and county indicators, 11 reservation indicators and four tribe indicators. Indicators include unemployment and wage rates, population by age, poverty rates and health insurance coverage, among others. Data sources include federal agencies such as Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Education Statistics, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. Other data sources include state health departments, American Medical Association and the Brookings Institution.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: No

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

Contact Information

Christy Dearien
University of Idaho
PO Box 442334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334
USA

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