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DATA2GO.NYC is a free, easy-to-use online mapping and data tool created by the nonprofit Measure of America with funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
DATA2GO.NYC brings together for the first time federal, state, and city data on a broad range of issues critical to the well-being of all New Yorkers. The website includes over 300 indicators for New York City’s 59 community districts—and 150 of these indicators are also available by census tract. Many of these indicators were previously unavailable to the public.
DATA2GO.NYC was created to provide reliable, up-to-date information on neighborhood assets and challenges. It is a tool people who are dedicated to a city in which "everyone counts" can use to craft effective solutions, target policies and services, advocate for change, and hold elected officials accountable for human progress. DATA2GO.NYC has funding for five years of data updates and the addition of new indicators based on user demand.
The data come predominantly from public entities, including the US Census Bureau and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the New York State Departments of Health and of Agriculture and Markets, and New York City agencies responsible for promoting the well-being of New Yorkers in many areas: children’s services, corrections, education, environmental protection, health, homelessness, sanitation, the police and fire departments, and more.
For more detailed information, see the FAQ.
And for even more health-related data, go to DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC.
Measure of America is a nonpartisan research and advocacy initiative of the Social Science Research Council. We provide easy-to-use yet methodologically sound tools that measure what matters for human well-being, freedom, and opportunity. Through reports and online tools tools like DATA2GO.NYC, Measure of America works with partners to breathe life into numbers, using data to create compelling narratives that foster understanding of inequalities and build support for people-centered policies. This work is grounded in a strong conceptual framework, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen’s capabilities approach.
The Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional nonprofits and other mission-aligned organizations in the US and around the world in health, selected place-based initiatives, and education and human services.
Measure of America, Social Science Research Council. 2018. DATA2GO.NYC. http://www.data2go.nyc.