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Largest School Districts: Demographic-Economic Characteristics

.. examine demographic-economic characteristics for each/all of America’s largest school districts (population 65,000 or more).  Use the interactive table in this related Web section to query, rank compare the approximate 800 districts. 318 more words

Map: Renters and Owners in Detroit 2013

From CityLab:

A map by the journalist and web developer Ken Schwencke shows just how much the rental market now dominates U.S. cities, even those traditionally defined by high rates of homeownership.

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If Literacy is Defined As a College Degree, Detroit and Michigan Are Not Keeping Pace!

Central Connecticut State University has released its 12th annual survey of America’s Most Literate Cities. The study ranks cities based on research data for six key indicators of their citizens’ “use of literacy:” booksellers, educational attainment, Internet resources, library resources, newspaper circulation, and periodical publishing resources. 1,131 more words

Mapping Inequality in Greater Boston

Today’s Boston Globe has some great maps, but you will have to go there to see them. Click.

Katie Johnston writes, “In Boston, pockets of wealth and opportunity are spread out around the city, but poverty tends to be concentrated. 188 more words

Mapping Our Shrinking Shores

As suggested by the recent review of the disastrous consequences of a rise of two degrees Centigrade on the land-sea boundary of the United States, created by a sea-level rise of  1,315 more words

Data Visualization

American Community Survey Infographic Series

Designed for the U.S. Census Bureau and presented at the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Congress. Additional infographics were created for the 435 congressional districts, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Boyfriend wanted for shooting girlfriend at Crown Motel

Jackson Police need your help locating a man wanted in connection to a motel shooting.

Police are searching for 28-year-old James Williams. Police said Williams is the victim’s boyfriend. 115 more words