Neighborhoods by Numbers: An Introduction to Finding and Using Small Area Data 

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In the newest publication by Community Progress senior fellow, Alan Mallach, Neighborhoods by Numbers: An Introduction to Finding and Using Small Area Data will help readers navigate how to effectively use data to shape planning and revitalization decisions for their community — even without a degree in statistics, GIS knowhow, or the budget for a consultant. This easy-to-use, color-coded book walks you through how to find, understand, and use key local and national datasets. It focuses on the use of data for small areas like properties, blocks, and neighborhoods, because understanding the dynamics of small areas is key to developing revitalization strategies tailored to block-by-block needs.

Neighborhoods by Numbers: An Introduction to Finding and Using Small Area Data is designed to benefit both newcomers to data use and experienced hands, with its inclusion of basic tutorials, advanced resources, and more.