Communities Count Data Resources Toolbox
The Data Resources Toolbox is a gateway to resources that can help in using data to prepare grant proposals, needs assessments, evaluations, and final reports.
Data sources on King County communities:
- Communities Count (this site): Data and maps on >90 indicators across 9 topics: community, education, families, food, health, housing, income, public safety, and transportation. Usual analyses by age, gender, race/ethnicity, income, education, employment, nativity, first language, military service, region; some data presented for school districts, cities, and other sub-regional geographies.
- Community Health Indicators: For 168 health and determinants-of-health indicators, tables, charts, and maps on King County trends and demographics; data for King County Health Reporting Areas; and comparisons to U.S., State of WA, and Healthy People 2020 targets.
- City Health Profiles: Demographics and health data for 26 cities / areas in King County; appendix that shows data for all cities in one place.
- School District Health Profiles: Demographics and data on physical and mental health for 7 King County school districts (Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, Seattle, and Tukwila).
- Other King County Public Health resources include the King County Health Profile, King County Community Health Needs Assessment 2015/2016, andPublic Health Reports.
- King County's Equity Team's Tools & Resources page includes a link to KC Census Viewer, which enables users to view recent demographic data by census tract.
Other data resources:
- Hyperlinked Data Resources Guide that includes the above sources plus many others.
- Using Geographic Data to Support Your Grant Proposal from Foundation Center, Atlanta, 2015.
- Using Census Data in Grant Writing, presentation by Jerry Wong, Los Angeles Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014.