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Includes information on the real estate market and affordability in Alabama.
The library's Statista database allows you to search for international, national, and state statistics on many topics, drawing on multiple sources (it's not as effective for finding local information). Try it out!
Statista provides statistical data on many topics including media, business, politics, society, technology and education. Sources include market reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Charts can be downloaded in PNG, PowerPoint, Excel or PDF formats or embedded in web pages and can be great in papers or presentations. Data can be accessed by searching or browsing by industry, topic, country, digital market or infographic.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
Check out this powerful resource, the Opportunity Atlas, which uses Census and IRS data to show (for the first time) how much children who grew up in a particular neighborhood earn as adults. You can listen to an NPR story about the atlas here!