This resource is the Urban Institute’s report card and toolkit for researchers, students, journalists, elected officials and the public on the state of metropolitan economies. Here you’ll find up-to-date interactive maps and expert commentaries.
Every month the federal government releases numerous datasets to report the pulse of our nation. But you may find yourself asking what the story is in your region. MetroTrends will be standardizing and organizing telling datasets and making them easily accessible on this web page so you can draw conclusions specific to the happenings in your metro area or compare changes across metro areas over time.