Monday, April 9, 2018

New York Times Article: Princeton Researcher Studies 83 Million Eviction Records

In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping
and Intimate New Look at Housing in America

The article also includes an interactive map of 2016 eviction judgments as of Dec. 26 in Richmond

Monday, April 2, 2018

BLS Data Visualization: Share of labor force that are veterans, by state, 2017 annual averages

Alaska had highest share of veterans in labor force 

among states in 2017

There were 10.1 million veterans in the U.S. labor force in 2017, accounting for 6.4 percent of the total labor force age 18 and older. The percent of each state’s labor force that were veterans varied across the country, ranging from 12.1 percent in Alaska to 3.4 percent each in New Jersey and New York. BLS includes the data for the mapping

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Social Explorer Interactive Map of America's Non Citizen Population ACS 2016 (5 year estimates)

Social Explorer uses American Community Survey data to map the  non-citizen population by county.  Provides count and  percent of population who are not a citizen.   (Click on county to see the data)

Monday, March 26, 2018

New ICPSR Studies March, 2018


Data Visualization: The Fastest Growing Cities in the World (2000-2016)

U.N and World Bank data is used to visualize the migration from rural communities to urban area  over decades due to  the growth in crop yields and the reduced demand for manual farm labor. 

One interactive map lists 500 cities with over 1 million people where  percent growth corresponds with darker shades of teal, while orange symbolizes negative growth over the timeframe.

The Fastest Growing Cities in the World (2000-2016)