Los Angeles Government Sources: Related Resources

Related resources

RAND California (Oviatt Library subscription)

Numerous statistical databases on California, many of which include data at the city/county level.

Los Angeles Times Housing Market News.

Search recent home sales, prices and foreclosures by community name or zip code as well as city.

California Retail Survey Press Releases (California Retail Survey)

Privately published data on retail market performance in California. More data is available in the print title California Retail Survey.

Los Angeles Almanac

Privately published compilation of statistics, many of which come from state and federal sources.

Community Information by Zip Code (Oviatt Library)

Includes Information about People and Households by Zip Code and Business Statistics by Zip Code.

CensusScope (Social Science Data Analysis Network at the University of Michigan)

Site offers charts and county/metropolitan rankings based on Census data.

National Priorities Project Database

County-level basic demographics and statistics on hunger, current military service/recruits, housing, income, poverty, health, education, and labor.

Welfare Reform in Los Angeles: Implementation, Effects, and Experiences of Poor Families and Neighborhoods (MDRC)

Report on how welfare reform unfolded in Los Angeles County (particularly between 1998 and 2001).

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Social Reports

Series of reports on children, women, and ethnic groups in Los Angeles that typically include statistics on a wide variety of topics, comparisons between different ethnic groups, and more.