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NLAB 334 - Community Assessment Sources

Sources providing statistical data, and other types of information, at the national, state, and local level.

Media and Communications

Media and Communications

AMQ, AM Radio Database Query (FCC) - This searchable database from the Federal Communications Commission contains AM radio stations. Note that in addition to searching by a particular city, searches are also available for a radius of a particular longitude and latitude. This second option may be necessary to find radio stations near smaller cities.

Computer and Internet Use in the United States (Census Bureau) - This webpage offers statistics related to computer and Internet use. The data is at the national level.

FMQ, FM Radio Database Query (FCC) - This searchable database from the Federal Communications Commission contains FM radio stations. Note that in addition to searching by a particular city, searches are also available for a radius of a particular longitude and latitude. This second option may be necessary to find radio stations near smaller cities.

Local Telephone Competition and Broadband Deployment (FCC) - This webpage links to several sets of statistics regarding Telephone and Internet use in the United States. Note that data coverage varies depending on which statistic is being used, with data ranging from the census tract, county, state, and national level.

TVQ, TV Database Query (FCC) - This searchable database from the Federal Communications Commission contains TV stations. Note that in addition to searching by a particular city, searches are also available for a radius of a particular longitude and latitude. This second option may be necessary to find television stations near smaller cities.