State of Spokane County

This project explores the relationships and geographic distributions of some social, economic, healthcare and environmental variables across different census tracts and neighborhoods in Spokane County. Through a series of interactive maps, I depict the similarities and differences that are present across different neighborhoods on these variables. I find that there are certain neighborhoods and regions that perform relatively well on many indicators, while there are certain neighborhoods that could benefit from additional resources and development opportunities. The possibility that these disparities exist because of the now-illegal practice of redlining that was practiced by the Home Owner’s Loan Corporation during the 1930s is also explored.

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