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Where Will Gentrification Happen Next?

This map tool hows gentrification-related statistics by Bay Area neighborhood, helping communities guess where the heaviest gentrification will occur.
September 13, 2015, 9am PDT | Philip Rojc | @PhilipRojc
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Assembled by UC Berkeley researchers Karen Chapple and Miriam Zuk, "Urban Displacement Project maps...are the result of nearly two years of regional demographic data analysis and in-depth case studies of nine Bay Area communities."

"The interactive map uses data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey and others to visualize changes over time, revealing factors like employment density, percentage of renter households, non-white population and change in college-educated adult population." Users can select from over 35 statistical categories and zoom into specific neighborhoods. The map includes views showing change over time in several categories from 1990 to 2013. 

The researchers hope that "the Urban Displacement Project map can serve as a regional early warning system, allowing community stakeholders to assess where they fall and implement policies that foster equitable neighborhoods."

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Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Next City
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