Updated regularly. Provides a comprehensive portfolio of statistics for the state of Texas. Datasets are broken down into the following categories:
Business and Economics
Contains information on employment, unemployment, industry and occupational wages, occupational projections, construction and real estate (including non-residential vacancy rates), inflation, foreign trade, retail and taxable sales, sales tax rates, gross state product, personal and per capita income, farm income, and airport operating statistics.
Includes a number of "quality of life" measures, such as crime rates, air quality, traffic, population density, and tax rates.
Covers public and private Kindergarten through college schools in Texas. It includes enrollment, test scores, class size, student and teacher demographics, teacher salaries, district finances, and other data. Many of the databases are searchable by zip code.
Energy and Environment
Reports energy generation, sources, consumption, expenditures and prices, gas emissions, wind power capacity, and estimated water usage.
Summarizes federal, state, and local expenditures in Texas. This link includes tax rates, R&D spending, and govenment employment.
Health and Socioeconomic
Covers public assistance programs, such as TANF (welfare), and health care providers, including physicians and others.
Population and Demographics
Contains U.S., Texas, county, and city population estimates, including population estimates by race, ethniticy, and age for most areas. It also includes population projections, border crossing and immigration statistics, and vital statistics.