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State-by-State: Bloomberg’s data destination for the economic health and political status of the U.S.

State-by-State

  • About State-by-State

    State-by-State visualizes current and historical economic data and analytics about the U.S. Based on the Economic Health Index, State-by-State includes the latest state unemployment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (updated monthly), as well as state data on housing, health care, energy production, demographics and more. General election polling data from RealClearPolitics will also be included through the 2012 presidential election.

  • Features

    State-by-State allows users to rank any set of states across selected data sets and view trends over time. The tool provides historical data going back to 2000. Learn more about State-by-State features.

    Scheduled Updates

    Last updated: 12/28/14
    Next expected update: 12/29/14

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Welcome to State-by-State

Time series

Click a state bar to see the time series for that data since 2000. Then hover over other bars to compare.

Sorting

Click the ‘Sort’ button on any row to see the states ordered by descending rank. This will sort all other rows based on the new order.

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We have a lot of data! Use the menu at the bottom of the page to add rows for each category.

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STATE NAME
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High School Diploma    

U.S. avg.
  • Definition

    High school diploma is defined as the percent of the total population aged 25 and older that have graduated from high school.

  • Methodology & Source

    Data on educational attainment were collected as part of the American Community Survey, a nationwide survey designed to provide communities with demographic, social, economic and housing data every year. It has an annual sample size of about 3 million addresses across the U.S. and Puerto Rico and includes both housing units and group quarters. The data on educational attainment are updated annually by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Scheduled Updates

    Last updated: 09/14 (with 2013 data)
    Next expected update: 09/15

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STATE NAME
U.S. Average

College Degree    

U.S. avg.
  • Definition

    College degree is defined as the percent of the total population aged 25 and older that have obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Methodology & Source

    Data on educational attainment were collected as part of the American Community Survey, a nationwide survey designed to provide communities with demographic, social, economic and housing data every year. It has an annual sample size of about 3 million addresses across the U.S. and Puerto Rico and includes both housing units and group quarters. The data on educational attainment are updated annually by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Scheduled Updates

    Last updated: 09/14 (with 2013 data)
    Next expected update: 09/15

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Graduate Degree    

U.S. avg.
  • Definition

    Graduate degree is defined as the percent of the total population aged 25 and older that have obtained an advanced degree.

  • Methodology & Source

    Data on educational attainment were collected as part of the American Community Survey, a nationwide survey designed to provide communities with demographic, social, economic and housing data every year. It has an annual sample size of about 3 million addresses across the U.S. and Puerto Rico and includes both housing units and group quarters. The data on educational attainment are updated annually by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Scheduled Updates

    Last updated: 09/14 (with 2013 data)
    Next expected update: 09/15

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