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American FactFinder, a data tool from the United States Census Bureau, is a rich source of population, housing, economic and geographic information that can be used to strengthen your grant proposal's statement of need.
In particular, the narrative profile report offers a "canned" explanation of Census data that can be easily integrated into your report. For example, in the narrative profile of Tulsa County, you not only get a chart that visually represents educational attainment of residents, but you also get this narrative explanation:
"In 2011, 26 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 30 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher. Eleven percent were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school."
To access the narrative profile for your targeted community: