WHERE you want to work

To find out more about where your job is located use demographic sources that have statistics and rankings. You will need to know country, state, county and city.

Reference works with statistics and more on cities, states, countries...

American Cost of Living Survey Ref HB 235 .U6 A44
American Tally Ref HA 201.122 .A44
America's Top Rated Cities Ref HT 123 .A43
America's Top Rated Smaller Cities Ref HT 123 .A437
County and City Extra Ref HA 202 .C68
Moving & Relocation Sourcebook and Directory Ref HT 334 .U5M68
State Rankings Ref HA 203 .U17
The Weather handbook Ref QC 982 .W3

Reference works on culture see also Business etiquette and Country Studies

Countries and Their Culture Ref GN 307 .C68
CultureGrams Ref GT 150 .C859
Encyclopedia of Urban Cultures Ref HT 108.5 .E53
Europa World Yearbook Ref JN 1 .E85
The Illustrated Book of World Rankings Ref HA 155 .K87

To search for more books in the librarySearch Library Catalog Choose Concordia
          To find the book try these search terms
City and town ratings
                    Economic indicators
                    Moving, Household United States
                    Social indicators

Web sites  Salary Calculator compares cost of housing/salary between various cities in the United States

US Census Bureau is a good source for demographic data
     Quick facts select from a map, state, then county and city.

FDIC state profiles industry analysis and demographics select from map

Consumer Spending Consumer Expenditure Survey get detailed statistics

          Statistical Abstract of the United States 

Telephone books can be useful in identifying businesses in a specific location.

Dex Online Yellow Pages
Super Yellow Pages - Verizon

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