State Data Center
North Carolina economic and population statistics, county profiles.
The State Data Center is a consortium of agencies cooperating with the US Bureau of the Census to provide the public with data about the state and its component geographic areas. The SDC lead agency is located in the Technology and Data Services Section of OSBM, where it provides extensive resources for retrieving statistical information. Three state-level coordinating agencies work closely with the lead agency:
- State Library of North Carolina - Answers data requests from State Data Center affiliates, state and local government agencies, and the public. Provides training for LINC and other data retrieval tools.
- Odum Institute for Research in Social Science - Serves the research needs of the academic community for large datasets
- Center for Geographic Information and Analysis - Provides custom services using geospatial data