Maps

Visualize Data Using Weave

Neighborhood Nexus is a member of the Open Indicators Consortium, which has developed an open-source mapping and visualization platform called Weave. We have created several instances below, but to get an overview of how to use this tool, please read the  "how-to" guide.

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Main mapping site
(in 2010 Census geography)

Updated continually. About 600 variables from a several different sources. Use this site to explore neighborhood level trends for the 20-county Atlanta region. This site expresses data in 2010 geography at the census tract level. We also have a "legacy" site that expresses data in vintage 2000 geography. We aren't updating this site anymore, but it still has all sorts of good data to explore! Here is a link to it.

Watch training videos about how to use this site here!

View the users' guide here.

View the data dictionary here.


 

Georgia House Districts

Georgia Senate Districts

Updated January 2014. More than 200 variables from the U.S. Census Bureau. Use this site to explore socioeconomic and demographic data by legislative district.

If you are just interested in downloading a profile for your district, go here.

 

 

 


 

School-level education data

Updated March 2015. About 100 variables from the GA Department of Education. Use this site to explore student achievement, CCRPI scores, graduation rates, socioeconomic and demographic data by Elementary, Middle and High School for the entire state! Data dictionary here.

 

 

 


 

Public Health

Update April 2015. Maps approximately 170 county-level variables from a variety of sources that helps provide a context for health data. Health involves so much more than just the care we receive. Socioeconomics and demographics drive health outcomes in powerful ways. This site lets you explore those connections for every county in Georgia, using a lot of data from the recently released 2014 County Health Rankings, among other sources, including the Ga Dept. of Public Health.

 


 

Lifestyle Segmentation with ESRI's Tapestry Segmentation

ESRI’s Tapestry Segmentation classifies neighborhoods into 65 different segments based on their socioeconomic and demographic composition. The initial view, however, summarizes these 65 segments into 12 broad “lifemode” summary groups. The colors represent the 12 broad summary groups, but if you click an area, you will get a link to the predominant lifestyle segment (one of the 65).

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ESRI's Tapestry Segmentation

This map, from ESRI, shows the dominant lifestyle segment in a neighborhood based on a variety of socioeconomic and demographic factors. These data are used to typologize neighborhoods based on the tapestry that ESRI developed. It offers a different way to look at neighborhoods.

Mapping Assets Using Google

"Asset mapping" provides another way to spatially understand our environment by putting service providers "on the map". Using this, you can determine if there are sufficient services that are covering your area of interest. Caution is urged, however. As soon as an "asset" map goes live, it is out of date, because places open, close and relocate all the time.

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United Way's
2-1-1 database

In a partnership with the United Way of Greater Atlanta, almost 1,300 service providers are mapped from United Way's 2-1-1 database. The list has five issue areas: Basic Needs, Education, Health, Homelessness and Income.
(Vintage: Summer, 2012)