New mortgage denial data shows how certain racial groups face greater challenges getting home loans, denying them a crucial tool in generating wealth.
The need for public school counselors is acute, and yet counselors are scarce. Nearly 1in 5 students don’t have access to a counselor in their school.
Socioeconomic factors directly influence health outcomes, and we can improve community health with a broad array of data available at the local level.
Public libraries are as important to adult job seekers as they are to young readers, and need up-to-date data about their patrons and their patrons’ needs.
States, cities, and organizations are gearing up to make sure everyone gets counted in the 2020 Census. Data from previous surveys can help these efforts.
A new data layer on PolicyMap easily identifies census tracts that are both NMTC eligible and designated Opportunity Zones.
A report by researchers at PolicyMap and the Federal Reserve looks at investment needed to repair homes, and who is likely to need the costliest repairs.
The Lead Exposure Risk Index can help concerned residents, public health officials, and local organizations identify areas at risk of high lead exposure.
In preparation for the 2020 Census, PolicyMap is looking at how public libraries can be used to increase response rates in hard-to-count communties.