PolicyMap has improved its home sale data to now include two-to-four unit housing and condominiums/cooperative housing, in addition to single-family homes.
In 2016, the CDC says there were 27 opioid deaths in Philadelphia. Philadelphia says there were 725. That’s a big difference. Here’s how to make sense of it.
Farms can’t go just anywhere; they require fertile soil and just the right conditions. Arable land is limited, especially near cities, where farms often need to compete with other development pressures. Looking at maps of prime farmland and home values illustrates where these conflicts may arise.
Trying to show the predominant country of birth for every geography in the country seemed simple enough, until we ran into the challenge of coming up with map colors for 134 different countries.
The patchwork quilt of American immigrant groups really stands out on a map. The Census ACS has data on foreign-born populations for over a hundred and twenty different countries of birth, as well as for continents and global regions.