How many people live in my community, and what are their characteristics? Explore population by age, sex, race, and income.
How is the overall KC economy doing? Where are the jobs? Explore employment, unemployment, household income and gross metropolitan product.
How healthy are the people in KC? Compare county-level indicators across large US metros as well localized data on disability and health insurance.
How have housing patterns changed in KC? Explore the mix of housing types, values and where people spend the most relative to their incomes.
What are we building, and where? Types of construction by square feet and value, as well as multi-family building permits and planned road construction
How well is our transportation system connecting people, jobs and activities? Explore investments we are making, how we get to work and the time it takes to do so.
How are KC-area schools doing? How educated are we becoming? Explore ACT scores, educational attainment, pre-school enrollment and free-reduced lunches.
How well are we creating a region where all can take advantage of its opportunities? Explore race, ethnicity, jobs, income and wealth.
***Under Construction*** Where are our natural assets and how well are we conserving and protecting them? Explore land use, high priority areas for restoration, and energy efficient construction
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