Long lines at polling places, people working multiple jobs, and people working far from where they vote all contribute to low voter turnout.
Where someone is born can predict how long they’ll live. This isn’t fate. Knowing where life expectancies are short is the first step to extending lives.
Opportunity Zones can help grocery stores move into underserved communities. Limited Supermarket Access data can help find those communities.
Natural disasters like hurricanes often affect the most vulnerable populations. How can we use data to know who’s being impacted?
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.
The story of opioid addiction is not simple. The data highlights how policymakers need to understand the pictures of opioid addiction in their communities.
PolicyMap has new county-level data on the opioid crisis, including overdoses, emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and prescriptions.
All affordable cities are alike; each unaffordable city is unaffordable in its own way.
Watershed boundaries determine the streams, rivers, and oceans into which water flows, and affect river ecology, public health, agriculture, and more.