Are you a data hound? If so, these new fact sheets from USDA’s Economic Research Service are for you.
The ERS State Fact Sheets contain frequently requested data for each state and for the total United States. These include current data on population, per-capita income, earnings per job, poverty rates, employment, unemployment, farm characteristics, farm financial characteristics, top agricultural commodities, top export commodities and the top counties in agricultural sales.
In addition, the latest (2008) state and county poverty data are now available.