CityTownInfo Data Sources

Data Sources & Definitions

CityTownInfo Data Sources (CTI) aims to provide users with the most up-to-date information possible about a variety of topics. Our data comes from several different sources, including a number of government databases. Where applicable, the information is updated annually to reflect the most recent numbers available.

Our sources include:

  • Postsecondary education data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Occupation and salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Demographic, housing, commuting and ancestry data from the American Community Survey.
  • Climate data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Historic photographs from the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection.

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