Data Commons Updates

Over the last month and a half, we have worked hard to add some exciting new features:

New Map Explorer

The new Map Explorer offers an easy way to visualize how a statistical variable can vary across geographic regions. Try it out for Attainment of Bachelor Degree or Higher across Washington Counties or Median Income across US States.

New Statistical Variable Menu

The Statistical Variable Menu used for the Scatter Plot Explorer, Timelines Explorer, and Map Explorer was revamped to serve a much more comprehensive list of over 287000 statistical variables in an easy to consume way. This new menu comes with useful features such as search support and information on the places that each statistical variable has data for.

New Data

We’ve continued to add new data to the Data Commons graph. Some of these new additions include:

We would love to hear any feedback you may have!

Jennifer on behalf of the Data Commons team