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Increasing Mortgage Values

Increasing Mortgage Values

Mortgage values are increasing across the county, indicating an increase in housing prices. We explore the fastest changing areas, as well as places with very little little mortgage activity.

The Growing Divide Between Rich and Poor Neighborhoods

The Growing Divide Between Rich and Poor Neighborhoods

In 1970, there was a $22.6k gap between average family income in high- and low-income (80th and 20th percentile) neighborhoods. By 2016, the gap had doubled to $53.5k. Incomes grew for wealthy and middle-income neighborhoods, but fell for low-income neighborhoods.

Income Inequality High Where Golden Hill and Northwest Indianapolis Converge

Income Inequality High Where Golden Hill and Northwest Indianapolis Converge

In the area where wealthy Golden Hills converges with the working-class neighborhoods of Northwest Indianapolis, income inequality is high and increasing. The area is also experiencing a growth of white households above the median income.

Local Industries Could Be Affected by Steel Tariffs

Local Industries Could Be Affected by Steel Tariffs

News of potential steel tariffs is particularly relevant to Indiana, where the manufacturing and shipment of steel plays a significant ...

What We’re Reading: February 21, 2018

What We’re Reading: February 21, 2018

This week, Health Affairs reports on high child mortality in the US, NPR dives into the contract workforce, and NASA offers a very cool population estimator.

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Equity in Economic Opportunity: How Race, Place, and Class Impact Economic Mobility in Indianapolis

Equity in Economic Opportunity: How Race, Place, and Class Impact Economic Mobility in Indianapolis

For children of low-income families, your race, your parents' income, and the neighborhood you grow up in can lead tens of thousands of dollars in lost income each year.

Health and Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Neighborhoods

Health and Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Neighborhoods

We developed an index to quantify the pandemic's health impacts and economic impacts on neighborhoods, as underlying vulnerabilities in those areas.

The Changing Landscape of Poverty

The Changing Landscape of Poverty

There are 268,000 people in poverty in Central Indiana. In recent years, poverty is highest in the city's core, but rising fastest in older suburban neighborhoods like Lafayette Square and Lawrence.

Using SAVI Home Mortgage Data  to Understand  the Indianapolis Housing Market

Using SAVI Home Mortgage Data to Understand the Indianapolis Housing Market

Read the Report Affordable housing is an issue that concerns everyone. Central Indiana has not experienced the housing boom that ...

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