Data Log

July 1, 2011

Dataset MGR_2011_6_v0.dta released, including 687 variables for 136 indicators in 14 research areas.

November 4, 2011

Dataset MGR_2011_10_v0.dta released, including 759 variables for 145 indicators in 14 research areas. The new indicators belong to the research area Political Attitudes and Public Opinion. They are:

Percent Reporting that their Financial Situation Got Worse During the Last Few Years
Percent with a Great Deal of Confidence in Major Companies
Percent with a Great Deal of Confidence in Banks and Financial Institutions
Percent with a Great Deal of Confidence in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government
Percent with a Great Deal of Confidence in Congress
Percent that Thinks People Get Ahead by Hard Work
Percent of Population Identifying as Democrat
Percent of Population Identifying as Republican
Percent of Population Identifying as Independent

The following variables were updated:

90/10 Ratio of Hourly Wages
90/50 Ratio of Hourly Wages
95/50 Ratio of Hourly Wages
95/90 Ratio of Hourly Wages

March 8, 2012

Dataset MGR_2012_12_v0.dta released, including 886 variables for 148 indicators in 14 research areas.

The following new indicators were added:

Ratio of Median Sale Price of Existing Single-Family Homes to Median Family Income Cohabitation Rate
Percent of Young Adults Living with Parents
Median Earnings of Full-Time, Year-Round Workers Age 25 and Over

New subpopulations were added to the following indicators:

Labor Force Participation Rate
Employment to Population Ratio
Official Unemployment Rate
Percent of Labor Force Unemployed 15 Weeks or Longer
Percent of Labor Force Looking for Work because of Job Loss
Percent of Labor Force Employed Part-Time for Economic Reasons
Underemployment Rate
Poverty Rate

Data for the following indicators were revised:

Number of People Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Number of Households Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Percent of Population Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Percent of Households Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Total Number of AFDC/TANF Recipients
Total Number of AFDC/TANF Families
Percent of Population Receiving AFDC/TANF
Number of Families Receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
Number of Prisoners
Number of Adults on Probation
Number of Adults on Parole
Official Poverty Rate
U.S. Department of Education Outlays
Mean Net Worth of the Forbes 400 Richest People in America

The following indicators were updated:

All indicators in the Labor Market, Income, and Poverty research areas
Total Fertility Rate
Percent of Public School Students Eligible for Free or Reduced-Price Lunch

Two indicators were deleted:

Weekly Earnings of Full-Time, Year-Round Workers Age 25 and Over
Percent Change in Total Payroll Employment

Subpopulations were deleted for one indicator:

Homicide Rate

June 14, 2012

Dataset MGR_2012_06_v0.dta released, including 1,030 variables for 197 indicators in 16 research areas.

The following new indicators were added:

Number of People Covered by Medicaid and CHIP
Health Expenditures per Capita
Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among People Age 12 and Over
Percent of Adults Reporting Serious Psychological Distress in the Past Month
Percent of Adults Who Needed but Couldn’t Afford Medical Care
Percent of Adults Who Needed but Couldn’t Afford Dental Care
Percent of Adults Who Needed but Couldn’t Afford Eyeglasses
Percent of Adults Who Needed but Couldn’t Afford Prescription Medications
Percent of Adults Who Needed but Couldn’t Afford Mental Health Care
Percent of Children Who have Asthma
Average Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
10th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
20th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
30th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
40th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
50th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
60th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
70th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
80th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
90th Percentile of Associated Press County-Level Economic Stress Index
Percent of Counties with Associated Press Economic Stress Index Greater than 150% of their Pre-Recession Level
Percent of Counties with Associated Press Economic Stress Index Greater than 200% of their Pre-Recession Level
State and Local Government Total Expenditures
State and Local Government Total Expenditures minus Federal Grants
Federal Grants-in-Aid to State and Local Governments
Federal Government Total Expenditures as a Percent of GDP
Federal Government Total Expenditures minus Grants and National Defense as a Percent of GDP
State and Local Government Total Expenditures as a Percent of GDP
State and Local Government Total Expenditures minus Federal Grants as a Percent of GDP
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Interest on General Debt
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Sewerage and Solid Waste Management
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Housing and Community Development
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Parks and Natural Resources
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Public Safety
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Highways
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Health and Hospitals
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Public Welfare
Percent of State and Local Government Expenditures on Education
Percent of State and Local Government Revenues from Federal Government Transfers
Percent of State and Local Government Revenues from Property Taxes
Percent of State and Local Government Revenues from Sales and Gross Receipts Taxes
Percent of State and Local Government Revenues from Individual Income Taxes
Percent of State and Local Government Revenues from Corporate Income Taxes
Percent of State and Local Government Revenues from Charges and Miscellaneous sources
Percent Increase in State Tax Collections
Percent Increase in State Individual Income Tax Collections
Percent Increase in State Sales and Gross Receipt Tax Collections
Percent Increase in State Property Tax Collections
Total State Budget Gaps
Enacted State Tax Increases
Enacted State Tax Increases as a Percent of State Tax Collections in Previous Year

June 27, 2012

Dataset MGR_2012_06_v1.dta released, including 1,082 variables for 200 indicators in 16 research areas.

The following new indicators were added:

Percent Change in Payroll Employment
Number of People Enrolled in Educational Institutions

New subpopulations were added to the following indicators:

Homicide Rate

Data for the following indicators were revised:

U.S. Department of Education Outlays
Total State Budget Gaps

September 21, 2012

Dataset MGR_2012_09_v1.dta released, including 1,134 variables for 235 indicators in 16 research areas.

The following new indicators were added:

Personal Consumption Expenditures per Capita
Growth Rate of Consumption
Average Family Consumption
Personal Consumption Expenditures as a Percent of Disposable Personal Income
Personal Savings as a Percent of Disposable Personal Income
Number of Weeks Compensated by Unemployment Insurance
Number of First Unemployment Insurance Payments
Expenditures per Capita on Unemployment Insurance
Number of Households Receiving Housing Aid
Expenditures per Capita on Housing Aid
Expenditures per Capita on AFDC/TANF
Number of Children Enrolled in Head Start
Expenditures per Capita on Head Start
Expenditures per Capita on Food Stamps/SNAP
Number of People Receiving WIC Benefits
Expenditures per Capita on the WIC Program
Number of Children Participating in the School Breakfast Program
Number of Children Participating in the School Lunch Program
Expenditures per Capita on School Food Programs
Expenditures per Capita on the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
Number of People Receiving Old Age and Survivors Insurance
Expenditures per Capita on the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Program
Number of People Receiving Disability Insurance
Expenditures per Capita on Disability Insurance
Number of People Receiving Supplemental Security Income
Expenditures per Capita on Supplemental Security Income
Number of People Receiving Medicaid
Expenditures per Capita on Medicaid and CHIP
Number of People Receiving Medicare
Expenditures per Capita on Medicare
Expenditures per Capita on Workers' Compensation
Expenditures per Capita on Means-Tested and Social Insurance Programs
Expenditures per Capita on Means-Tested Programs
Expenditures per Capita on Social Insurance Programs
Expenditures per Capita on Means-Tested Programs other than Medicaid

The following indicators were updated:

Index of Consumer Sentiment
Total Amount of Outstanding Consumer Credit
Unemployment Insurance Coverage
Unemployment Insurance Recipiency Rate
Unemployment Insurance Exhaustion Rate
Number of People Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Number of Households Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Percent of Households Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP
Number of Families Receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
Federal Earned Income Tax Credit Average Benefits

Data for the following indicators were revised:

Number of People Receiving AFDC/TANF
Number of Families Receiving AFDC/TANF
Percent of Population Receiving AFDC/TANF
Percent of Population Participating in Food Stamps/SNAP

November 8, 2012

Dataset MGR_2012_11_v0.dta released, including 1,134 variables for 235 indicators in 16 research areas.

The following indicators were updated:

Employment to Population Ratio
Labor Force Participation Rate
Official Unemployment Rate
Percent of Labor Force Unemployed 15 Weeks or Longer
Percent of Labor Force Looking for Work because of Job Loss
Percent of Labor Force Employed Part-Time for Economic Reasons
Underemployment Rate
Number of Job Openings
Job Seekers Per Job Opening
10th Percentile of Hourly Wages
20th Percentile of Hourly Wages
30th Percentile of Hourly Wages
40th Percentile of Hourly Wages
Median Hourly Wages
60th Percentile of Hourly Wages
70th Percentile of Hourly Wages
80th Percentile of Hourly Wages
90th Percentile of Hourly Wages
95th Percentile of Hourly Wages
50/10 Ratio of Hourly Wages
90/50 Ratio of Hourly Wages
90/10 Ratio of Hourly Wages
95/90 Ratio of Hourly Wages
95/50 Ratio of Hourly Wages
Total Charitable Giving
Giving as a Percent of GDP
Giving to Arts Organizations
Giving to Education-Related Organizations
Giving to Religious Organizations
Giving to Health Organizations
Giving to Human Services Organizations
Giving to International Organizations
Giving to Foundations
Giving to Environmental Organizations
Official Poverty Rate
Percent of People below 200% of Official Poverty Threshold
Percent of People below 75% of Official Poverty Threshold
Percent of Families in Poverty
Percent of Poor Population that is Employed
Percent of Poor Population that is Employed Year-Round Full-Time
Homicide Rate
Victims of Violent Crimes per 1,000 Population
Number of Prisoners
Number of Adults on Probation
Number of Adults on Parole

January 7, 2013

Dataset MGR_2012_12_v1.dta released, including 1,134 variables for 235 indicators in 16 research areas.

The following indicators were updated:

Education indicators:
Percent of People Age 3 to 34 Enrolled in School
High School Event Dropout Rate among People Age 16 to 24
Percent of Recent High School Completers Enrolled in College
Percent of High School Seniors who Expect to Serve in the Armed Forces
Percent of High School Seniors who Expect to Graduate from a Two-Year College
Percent of High School Seniors who Expect to Graduate from a Four-Year College
Percent of High School Seniors who Expect to Attend Graduate/Professional School after College
U.S. Department of Education Outlays

Immigration indicators:
Percent of Population that is Foreign-Born
Percent of Population Born in Latin America
Percent of Workers that are Foreign-Born
Foreign-Born/Native Disparity in Unemployment Rate
Foreign-Born/Native Disparity in Poverty Status
Latin-America-Born/Native Disparity in Unemployment Rate
Latin-America-Born/Native Disparity in Poverty Status
Size of Unauthorized Immigrant Population
Size of Unauthorized Immigrant Population from Mexico
Total Incoming Passenger Crossings from Mexico
Number of U.S. Border Patrol Apprehensions of Along the Southwest Border

Housing indicators:
Homeownership Rate
S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index
Median Sale Price of Existing Single-Family Homes
Ratio of Median Sale Price of Existing Single-Family Homes to Median Family Income
Number of Foreclosure Filings
Percent of Households Experiencing Foreclosure
Mortgage Delinquency Rate
Percent of Mortgage Loans Starting Foreclosure
Number of People Using Emergency Shelters or Transitional Programs
Number of Households with Children using Shelters or Transitional Programs
Median Length of Stay in Emergency Homeless Shelters
Median Length of Stay in Transitional Housing Shelters

April 29, 2013

Dataset MGR_2013_03_v0.dta released, including 1,134 variables for 235 indicators in 16 research areas.

The following indicators were updated:

Income, Wealth, and Debt indicators:
Upper Limit of Bottom Family Income Quintile
Upper Limit of Second Family Income Quintile
Upper Limit of Middle Family Income Quintile
Upper Limit of Fourth Family Income Quintile
95th Percentile of Family Income
Gini Coefficient of Family Income
Ratio of Average Family Income, Middle Quintile to Bottom Quintile
Ratio of Average Family Income, Top Quintile to Middle Quintile
Ratio of Average Family Income, Top Quintile to Bottom Quintile
Ratio of Average Family Income, Top Five Percent to Middle Quintile
Ratio of Average Family Income, Top Five Percent to Bottom Quintile
Median Family Income
Black/White Non-Hispanic Ratio of Median Family Income
Asian/White Non-Hispanic Ratio of Median Family Income
Hispanic/White Non-Hispanic Ratio of Median Family Income
Household Financial Obligations as a Percent of Disposable Personal Income
Household Debt Service Payments as a Percent of Disposable Personal Income
Total Number of Bankruptcy Filings
Mean Net Worth of the Forbes 400 Richest People In America

Political Attitudes and Public Opinion indicators:
Percent Agreeing that American Society is Divided into Haves and Have-Nots
Percent Agreeing that Regulation of Business Usually Does More Harm than Good
Percent Agreeing that Government Should Take Care of People Who Can't Take Care of Themselves

Family and the Lifecourse indicators:
Total Fertility Rate
General Fertility Rate
Marriage Rate
Divorce Rate

Retirement indicators:
Percent of People 65 Years Old and over in the Labor Force
Percent of People 65 Years Old and over who are Employed
Percent of People 65 Years Old and over who are Unemployed
Percent of People 60 to 64 Years Old in the Labor Force
Percent of People 60 to 64 Years Old who are Employed
Percent of People 60 to 64 Years Old who are Unemployed
Median Family Income of People Age 65 and Over
Percent of Aged Units Receiving Income from Assets
Asset Income as a Percent of the Total Income of Aged Units
Total Accumulations in Retirement Account Balances

May 13, 2013

Dataset MGR_2013_03_v1.dta released, including 1,142 variables for 235 indicators in 16 research areas.

Seven subpopulations were added to the indicator "Employment to Population Ratio":

Age 25 to 54
Age 25 to 54, Male
Age 25 to 54, Female
Age 25 to 54, White
Age 25 to 54, Black
Age 25 to 54, Asian
Age 25 to 54, Hispanic (Any Race)

May 2, 2014

Dataset MGR_2014_04_v0.dta released, including 1,142 variables for 235 indicators in 16 research areas.

All research areas except Communities were updated.