Profiles of Pennsylvania
"Altogether, this reference work incorporates a vast wealth of information about Pennsylvania and its citizens; it is well organized and in some sections effectively illustrated. It would certainly seem to be an essential acquisition for all Pennsylvania libraries."
-ARBA

Profiles of Pennsylvania
Fourth Edition


Pub. Date: March 2016
Softcover: 800 pages
ISBN: 978-1-61925-905-8
Price: $149.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-61925-906-5 EBook Vendors

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This 800-page volume provides detailed demographic and statistical data on the over 80 Counties and 3,467 Places in the state of Pennsylvania, including

About Pennsylvania
NEW to Profiles of Pennsylvania, this 4-color section gives the reader a real sense of the state and its history. It includes a Photo Gallery, and comprehensive sections on Pennsylvania's Government, Land and Natural Resources, and Demographics. Filled with charts and maps, these 29 pages help to anchor the researcher to the state both physically and politically.

Demographic Profiles
The careful layout gives the user an easy-to-read snapshot of every single place and county in the state of Pennsylvania, from the biggest metropolis to the smallest unincorporated hamlet. Here is a look at just a few of the data sets you’ll find in each profile: History, Geography, Climate, Population, Vital Statistics, Economy, Income, Taxes, Education, Housing, Health & Environment, Public Safety and more. The richness of each profile is astounding in its depth, from history to weather, all packed in an easy-to-navigate, compact format

School District Data
You’ll have immediate access to a snapshot profile of each district serving 1,500 or more students. Each district profile includes contact information along with grades served, the numbers of students, teachers and schools, student/teacher ratios, drop out rates, ethnicity, gender and diploma recipients by race and district expenditures per student.

Ancestry & Ethnicity Group Statistics
Here you’ll find need-to-know data on the Hispanic and Asian population of the state along with data on all ancestry groups reported in the state. Details include population concentrations, income, educational attainment and much more.

Detailed Weather Data
Provides extensive climatological data on all of Pennsylvania’s weather stations, including statistics on max. and min. temperatures, precipitation, extreme temperatures, humidity and more.

Comparative Ranking Charts put cities side-by-side for easy comparisons & rankings
Selected statistics are pulled for 100 of Pennsylvania’s largest towns and cities. Each of 22 different data points has its own two-page spread with the cities listed in alpha order so researchers can easily compare and rank cities. Among the statistics selected for this section are Employment, Income, Unemployment Rate, Population Characteristics, Taxes, Cost of Living, Education, Health Care, Public Safety, Air Quality and more.

Profiles of Pennsylvania goes beyond Census statistics, beyond metro area coverage, beyond the 100 best places to live. Drawn from official census information, other government statistics and original research, you will have at your fingertips data that’s available nowhere else in one single source. A remarkable compilation that offers overviews and insights into each corner of the state.

Pub. Date: March 2016
Softcover: 800 pages
ISBN: 978-1-61925-905-8
Price: $149.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-61925-906-5 EBook Vendors

Note: If you find this work does not fit your budget, please print out this page and bring it to your local library. There is a reasonable chance they either have a copy, can direct you to a library that does, or will be willing to purchase it for their reference collection.