eBook State Rankings 2011: A Statistical View Of America, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1608717704
  • ISBN-13: 9781608717705
  • DDC: 317.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 604 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

How does your state fare in terms of air quality or population growth? Is it keeping up with national education standards? State Rankings 2011-2012 is CQ Press's popular rankings reference book that makes it easy to compare states in education, health, crime, transportation, taxes, government finance, and so much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Introduction and Methodology.
The 2011 State Rankings.
Date Each State Admitted to Statehood.
State Fast Facts.
1: Subject Rankings.
2: Agriculture.
3: Number of Farms in 2009.
4: Land in Farms in 2009.
5: Average Number of Acres per Farm in 2009.
6: Average per-Acre Value of Farmland in 2010.
7: Percent Change in Average per-Acre Value of Farmland: 2009 to 2010.
8: Net Farm Income in 2009.
9: Net Farm Income per Operation in 2009.
10: Net Farm Income per Acre in 2009.
11: Farm Income: Cash Receipts from Commodities in 2009.
12: Farm Income: Crops in 2009.
13: Farm Income: Livestock in 2009.
14: Farm Income: Government Payments in 2009.
15: Acres Planted in 2010.
16: Acres Harvested in 2010.
17: Acres Harvested: Corn in 2010.
18: Acres Harvested: Soybeans in 2010.
19: Acres Harvested: Wheat in 2010.
20: Cattle on Farms in 2011.
21: Milk Cows on Farms in 2009.
22: Milk Production in 2009.
23: Milk Production per Milk Cow in 2009.
24: Hogs and Pigs on Farms in 2010.
25: Chickens in 2009 (Leading States Only).
26: Eggs Produced in 2009.
27: Crime and Law Enforcement.
28: Crimes in 2009.
29: Percent Change in Number of Crimes: 2008 to 2009.
30: Crime Rate in 2009.
31: Percent Change in Crime Rate: 2008 to 2009.
32: Violent Crimes in 2009.
33: Percent Change in Number of Violent Crimes: 2008 to 2009.
34: Violent Crime Rate in 2009.
35: Percent Change in Violent Crime Rate: 2008 to 2009.
36: Murders in 2009.
37: Murder Rate in 2009.
38: Percent of Murders Involving Firearms in 2009.
39: Rapes in 2009.
40: Rape Rate in 2009.
41: Robberies in 2009.
42: Robbery Rate in 2009.
43: Aggravated Assaults in 2009.
44: Aggravated Assault Rate in 2009.
45: Property Crimes in 2009.
46: Percent Change in Number of Property Crimes: 2008 to 2009.
47: Property Crime Rate in 2009.
48: Percent Change in Property Crime Rate: 2008 to 2009.
49: Burglaries in 2009.
50: Burglary Rate in 2009.
51: Larceny-Thefts in 2009.
52: Larceny-Theft Rate in 2009.
53: Motor Vehicle Thefts in 2009.
54: Motor Vehicle Theft Rate in 2009.
55: Rate of Consumer Fraud Complaints in 2009.
56: Rate of Identity Theft Complaints in 2009.
57: Reported Arrest Rate in 2009.
58: Reported Juvenile Arrest Rate in 2009.
59: Prisoners in State Correctional Institutions: Year End 2009.
60: State Prisoner Imprisonment Rate in 2009.
61: Percent Change in Number of State Prisoners: 2008 to 2009.
62: Prisoners under Sentence of Death in 2009.
63: Rate of State and Local Police Officers in 2009.
64: Per Capita State and Local Government Expenditures for Police Protection in 2008.
65: Per Capita State and Local Government Expenditures for Corrections in 2008.
66: Per Capita State and Local Government Expenditures for Judicial and Legal Services in 2008.
67: Defense.
68: Homeland Security Grants in 2010.
69: Per Capita Homeland Security Grants in 2010.
70: U.S. Department of Defense Domestic Expenditures in 2009.
71: Per Capita U.S. Department of Defense Domestic Expenditures in 2009.
72: U.S. Department of Defense Total Contracts in 2009.
73: Per Capita U.S. Department of Defense Total Contracts in 2009.
74: U.S. Department of Defense Grants in 2009.
75: Per Capita U.S. Department of Defense Grants in 2009.
76: U.S. Department of Defense Domestic Personnel in 2009.
77: U.S. Department of Defense Active Duty Military Personnel in 2009.
78: U.S. Department of Defense Domestic Civilian Personnel in 2009.
79: U.S. Department of Defense Reserve and National Guard Personnel in 2009.
80: U.S. Department of Defense Total Compensation in 2009.
81: U.S. Department of Defense Military Active Duty Pay in 2009.
82: U.S. Department of Defense Civilian Pay in 2009.
83: U.S. Department of Defense Reserve and National Guard Pay in 2009.
84: U.S. Department of Defense Retired Military Pay in 2009.
85: Veterans in 2010.
86: Percent of Adult Population Who Are Veterans: 2010.
87: U.S. Military Fatalities in Iraq and Afghanistan as of January 24, 2011.
88: Rate of U.S. Military Fatalities in Iraq and Afghanistan as of January 24, 2011.
89: Economy.
90: Gross Domestic Product in 2009.
91: Percent Change in Gross Domestic Product: 2005 to 2009 (Adjusted to Constant 2005 Dollars).
92: Average Annual Change in Gross Domestic Product: 2005 to 2009 (Adjusted to Constant 2005 Dollars).
93: Per Capita Gross Domestic Product in 2009.
94: Percent Change in Per Capita Gross Domestic Product: 2005 to 2009 (Adjusted to Constant 2005 Dollars).
95: Personal Income in 2009.
96: Change in Personal Income: 2008 to 2009.
97: Per Capita Personal Income in 2009.
98: Change in Per Capita Personal Income: 2008 to 2009.
99: Per Capita Disposable Personal Income in 2009.
100: Median Household Income in 2009.
101: Bankruptcy Filings in 2010.
102: Personal Bankruptcy Rate in 2010.
103: Percent Change in Personal Bankruptcy Rate: 2009 to 2010.
104: Business Bankruptcy Rate in 2009.
105: 2011 State Business Tax Climate Index.
106: Fortune 500 Companies in 2010.
107: Employer Firms in 2009.
108: New Employer Firms in 2008.
109: Rate of New Employer Firms in 2008.
110: Employer Firm Terminations in 2008.
111: Rate of Employer Firm Terminations in 2008.
112: Education.
113: Estimated Percent of School-Age Population in Public Schools in 2009.
114: Regular Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in 2009.
115: Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in 2009.
116: Private Elementary and Secondary Schools in 2008.
117: Private Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment in 2008.
118: Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Enrollment in 2009.
119: Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Teachers in 2009.
120: Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in 2009.
121: Estimated Average Salary of Public School Teachers in 2011 (National Education Association).
122: Average Teacher's Salary as a Percent of Average Annual Pay in 2009.
123: Percent of Public School Fourth Graders Proficient or Better in Reading in 2009.
124: Percent of Public School Eighth Graders Proficient or Better in Reading in 2009.
125: Percent of Public School Fourth Graders Proficient or Better in Mathematics in 2009.
126: Percent of Public School Eighth Graders Proficient or Better in Mathematics in 2009.
127: Percent of Population Graduated from High School in 2009.
128: Public High School Graduates in 2008.
129: Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate for Public High Schools in 2008.
130: Public High School Dropout Rate in 2008.
131: ACT Average Composite Score in 2010.
132: Education Expenditures by State and Local Governments in 2008.
133: Per Capita State and Local Government Expenditures for Education in 2008.
134: Expenditures for Education as a Percent of All State and Local Government Expenditures in 2008.
135: State and Local Government Expenditures for Elementary and Secondary Education in 2008.
136: Per Capita State and Local Government Expenditures for Elementary and Secondary Education in 2008.
137: Expenditures for Elementary and Secondary Education as a Percent of All State and Local Government Expenditures in 2008.
138: Estimated Per Pupil Public Elementary and Secondary School Expenditures in 2011.
139: Higher Education Expenditures by State and Local Governments in 2008.
140: Per Capita State and Local Government Expenditures for Higher Education in 2008.
141: Expenditures for Higher Education as a Percent of All State and Local Government Expenditures in 2008.
142: Average Faculty Salary at Institutions of Higher Education in 2009.
143: Average Student Costs at Public Institutions of Higher Education in 2009.
144: Average Student Costs at Private Institutions of Higher Education in 2009.
145: Institutions of Higher Education in 2009.
146: Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education in 2007.
147: Enrollment Rate in Institutions of Higher Education in 2007.
148: Enrollment in Public Institutions of Higher Education in 2007.
149: Enrollment in Private Institutions of Higher Education in 2007.
150: Percent of Population with a Bachelor's Degree or More in 2009.
151: Percent of Population Who Have Completed an Advanced Degree: 2009.
152: Public Libraries and Branches in 2008.
153: Rate of Public Libraries and Branches in 2008.
154: Rate of Books in Public Libraries in 2008.
155: Rate of Electronic Books in Public Libraries in 2008.
156: Internet Terminals in Public Libraries in 2008.
157: Rate of Internet Terminals in Public Libraries in 2008.
158: Per Capita State Art Agencies' Legislative Appropriations in 2010.
159: Federal Allocations for Head Start Program in 2008.
160: Head Start Program Enrollment in 2008.
161: Employment and Labor.
162: Average Annual Pay in 2009.
163: Percent Change in Average Annual Pay: 2008 to 2009.
164: Median Earnings of Male Full-Time Workers in 2009.
165: Median Earnings of Female Full-Time Workers in 2009.
166: State Minimum Wage Rates in 2011.
167: Average Hourly Earnings of Production Workers on Manufacturing Payrolls in 2010.
168: Average Weekly Earnings of Production Workers on Manufacturing Payrolls in 2010.
169: Average Work Week of Production Workers on Manufacturing Payrolls in 2010.
170: Average Weekly Unemployment Benefit in 2010.
171: Workers' Compensation Benefit Payments in 2008.
172: Workers' Compensation Benefit Payment per Covered Worker in 2008.
173: Percent Change in Workers' Compensation Benefit Payments: 2007 to 2008.
174: Civilian Labor Force in 2010.
175: Employed Civilian Labor Force in 2010.
176: Employment to Population Ratio in 2010.
177: Unemployed Civilian Labor Force in 2010.
178: Unemployment Rate in 2010.
179: Women in Civilian Labor Force in 2009.
180: Percent of Women in the Civilian Labor Force in 2009.
181: Percent of Civilian Labor Force Comprised of Women in 2009.
182: Percent of Children under 6 Years Old with All Parents Working: 2009.
183: Job Growth: 2009 to 2010.
184: Employees on Nonfarm Payrolls in 2010.
185: Employees in Construction in 2010.
186: Percent of Nonfarm Employees in Construction in 2010.
187: Employees in Education and Health Services in 2010.
188: Percent of Nonfarm Employees in Education and Health Services in 2010.
189: Employees in Financial Activities in 2010.