Media, use the form at www.gnocdc.org/media/.
Step 1. Comb through every link and report on our website — www.gnocdc.org.
Step 2. Check out the answers to our frequently asked questions (FAQ) below to see if these contain what you're looking for.
The 2010 Census is the best source for current data on total population‚ basic demographics such as race and age‚ household characteristics such as children in single-parent families and elderly living alone‚ homeownership rates‚ and vacant housing units. If you’re looking for income‚ poverty‚ and other socioeconomic data‚ scroll down to the next FAQ. Read more.
In 2010 the U.S. Census Bureau switched to the short form for the decennial census. This means they collected less data than in previous decades. Income, poverty, educational attainment, and other socioeconomic data were not collected in the 2010 Census. The Census Bureau now provides this socioeconomic data through its American Community Survey (ACS). Read more.
The Louisiana Department of Education publishes data on dropout rates for 7th through 12th grades by school and by district. The Annual Dropout Rate reflects the percentage of students who dropped out of school in any given year. To access this data…
Go to the Louisiana Department of Education website…Read more.
Generating estimates of the homeless and collecting additional data about their demographics and needs is very difficult, but a few sources of reliable data are available.
The U.S. Department of Housing…Read more.
Unfortunately, there is no official, current and comprehensive source of information about displaced New Orleanians.
FEMA is the most comprehensive source of information about the number of people…Read more.
In August of 2010, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, published “New Orleans Five Years After the Storm: A New Disaster Amid Recovery,” a report containing the results of a survey they conducted…Read more.
Step 3. Conduct a thorough Internet search using Google‚ Bing‚ or your favorite search engine.
90% of the questions we’ve received in the last year can be answered with a search engine.
Step 4. Last resort — fill out our question form.
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