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MGT 497 Data Visualization: Start Here

Tools for use in data visualization

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Databases

SimplyAnalytics
This will give you very detailed information about demographics, crime, income, education, employment and thousands of other variables.

Factiva
This database will provide news items from newspapers around the world, regardless of size.  Find local information for specific dates by using the custom date range.

Statistical Insight
Tables and text of statistics compiled by federal agencies.  Topics range from the economy, health, business, tax crime etc.  The output are available (in most cases) in both pdf and excel formats.  Additionally, links to the original articles are provided.

Data Resources

Demographic

AL Hometown Locator

Census Quick Facts

Census Viewer

Mapping America

American FactFinder

City Data

Crime

Area Vibes

Crime Reports

Crime in Alabama Reports

Neighborhood Scout

FBI Crime Report
(use the table building tool for stats by jurisdiction)

State Master
Some data may be out of date.  Make sure and check the citations. 

County Specific Websites:

County County Site Law Site
Baldwin http://baldwincountyal.gov/home http://sheriff.baldwincountyal.gov/home
Jefferson http://www.jccal.org/ https://jeffcosheriff.net/
Madison http://madisoncountyal.gov/ http://www.madisoncountysheriffal.org/
Mobile http://www.mobilecountyal.gov/ http://www.mobileso.com/
Montgomery http://www.montgomeryal.gov/ http://www.montgomeryal.gov/city-government/departments/police
Pickens http://www.pickensalabama.com http://pickenscountyalsheriff.org/
Sumter http://sumtercountyal.com/ http://alabamasheriffs.com/county_map/county/60
Tuscaloosa http://www.tuscco.com/ https://www.tcsoal.org/
Walker https://www.walkercounty.com/ http://walkercountysheriff.com/index.html