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Living Wage Calculators
Living Wage Calculator
Developed by Dr. Amy K. Glasmeier at MIT
Self Sufficiency Standard
Creates “bare bones” family budgets that detail the minimum amount of income required by families to meet their basic needs without public or private assistance. Includes state reports and calculators.
State of Working America
Published by the Economic Policy Institute. Site includes data on family income, wages, jobs, unemployment, wealth, and poverty that allow for a clear, unbiased understanding of the economy’s effect on the living standards of working Americans. Includes downloadable data sets.
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Generate reports, create tables and maps. Includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates.
GeoFRED, a data mapping tool from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis allows researchers to create their own maps, graphs, charts, and tables using FRED economic data series.
Find information on public transit routes and cost