Profiles of America is the only source that pulls together, in one place, statistical, historical and descriptive information about almost every place in the United States in an easy-to-use format. This award winning reference set, now in its second edition, compiles statistics and data from over 30 different sources - the latest census information has been included along with more than nine brand new statistical topics. This Four-Volume Set details over 40,000 places, from the biggest metropolis to the smallest unincorporated hamlet, and provides statistical details and information on over 50 different topics including: Geography, Climate, Population, Vital Statistics, Economy, Income, Taxes, Education, Housing, Health & Environment, Public Safety, Transportation, Presidential Election Results, Chambers of Commerce and more. Profiles are arranged, for ease-of-use, by state and then by county. Each county begins with a County-Wide Overview and is followed by information for each Community in that particular county. The Community Profiles within the county are arranged alphabetically. Profiles of America is a virtual snapshot of America at your fingertips, a unique compilation of information that will be widely used in any reference collection.