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New U.S. Census Bureau Estimates

New U.S. Census Bureau Estimates

"Experimental" data used to estimate community resilience
Merriam-Webster defines resilient as: a) capable of withstanding shock without permanent deformation or rupture; b) tending to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. And if any entity were to try to measure and produce realistic and legitimate resiliency estimates...
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COVID-19 Vaccination Tracker

COVID-19 Vaccination Tracker

Interactive U.S. counties map from the CDC shows daily progress
Before you see another article on Covid-19 and decide to take a pass (we would not blame you), this is the first we have highlighted with a light, still distant and dim at the end of the tunnel but will get brighter as more Americans are vaccinated. At first glance, the U.S. Centers for Disease...
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How Old is the Housing Stock?

How Old is the Housing Stock?

Esri's interactive "Maps for Public Policy" collection has answers
Environmental Research Systems International, or more commonly known as Esri, are the creators of ArcGIS and continue be leaders in the world of mapping and geospatial software. As one of many data interactives in the Esri Maps for Public Policy collection, “When was the housing...
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Trends In Action

Taxable Assets in the Two Counties:

Outpacing eastern Washington

As a society, we devote considerable energy to report on income, whether its level or, especially now, its distribution. Chelan Douglas Trends, in fact, covers three dimensions of income – per capita, median household and its distribution by quintiles by household, indicators 2.1.1, 2.1.2, and 2.1.5, respectively. Yet...
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Household Income Distribution:

And the income levels changes are occurring

“Money doesn’t grow on trees.” is likely something many of us were told as kids when an adult wanted to teach a quick lesson about money – especially if we asked for $1. If not learned as a kid, it would probably be more disappointing as adults to learn income distribution centers do not...
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Racial & Ethnic Diversity

The benefits of steady increases locally

The last decade has seen increasing racial diversity of population throughout the country. As a result of increased immigration and since native-born, nonwhite fertility rates are higher than whites, the national share of nonwhites has increased. Communities have recognized the many cultural, educational and economic...
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