This application displays jobs-housing balance at the neighborhood level using the 2.5-mile area around each block.
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-1- Select a Timeframe and Topic:
-- Jobs-Housing, or
are the average values for each block in a city (2002 or 2010). High values indicate job concentration, while low values indicate bedroom communities.
Change in J-H Ratio
indicates whether a city shifted toward a higher share of jobs, or housing, over 2002-2010.
Change in J-H Imbalance
indicates whether cities, on average, are moving toward balanced neighborhoods with equal amounts of jobs and housing. HIGH VALUES indicate imbalance in a city, while NEGATIVE VALUES indicate a move toward a more even spatial pattern of jobs and housing.
-2- Select whether to analyze for all (total) jobs and residents, or whether to isolate low, middle, or high earners.