State of the Cities

State of the Cities Database (SOCDS)

HUD provides the following data on this page:

  • Demographic and Economic Population Characteristics via Census and ACS
  • Unemployment
  • Jobs, Business Establishments, and Average Pay since the 1990s
  • Violent and Property Crime Rates collected by the FBI
  • Local Building Permits
  • City and Suburban Government Finances
  • Principal Cities
  • State of the Cities Data Systems: HMDA Data