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LSA 5030 The Principalship: Environmental Scan

NC Education

North Carolina Public Schools Reports & Statistics
Reports on all aspects of elementary and secondary school in NC including student testing and  program and testing evaluation and analysis.

School District Profiles
An electronic library containing social, financial and administrative data for each of the 15,274 school districts in the United States.

NC Information Sources

Everything NC!
Resources on North Carolina compiled by NC LIVE.

Newsbank - North Carolina
Includes access to over 100 NC newspapers

NC Economics

Regional Economic Information System
Estimates of personal income and per capita personal income for NC counties.

County Business Patterns
County, state, and national level business data including number of establishments, payroll, number of employees and number of  establishments by size class for 2 digit SIC industry groupings.

County and City Databook
A wide variety of demographic, social and economic variables for counties, cities, places and states.

NC Cities and Counties

NC Budget and Management, State Data Center - Large variety of data available

NC Department of Commerce - Employment, population, AccessNC, datasets and more

NC High Country Council of Governments Contains information for the 7 northwestern NC counties:  Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wiles and Yancey

  • Resources - Provides links to NC government sites, organization links and more

NC State and County QuickFacts - Facts about the people, businesses and geography.  

Collections of Statistics/ Census Data/ Demographics

American FactFinder   U. S. Census Bureau.
Basic facts for counties or municipalities, including total population; sex and age breakdowns; race breakdowns; household relationship data; households by type; housing occupancy; and housing tenure.

U. S. Census Bureau
The main page for census information. You can also get to census data from the FedStats and State Data Center links, above.