Gender Map Racial demographics

Social scientists refer to the gender ratio of male adults to female adults as the Adult Sex Ratio (ASR) and racial disparities of the ASR are well-documented in research literature. For both Whites and Blacks, more males tend to be born than females, although blacks (ASR at birth: 102.9) have a lower prevalence than whites… Continue reading Gender Map Racial demographics

DC Gender Ratio Map

With the combination of two Python frameworks (Geopandas and Folium [which is itself a wrapper for the leaflet.js library]) we can create a custom choropleth map of gender ratio for each census tract in DC: Since the data is strictly binary, this map is trad-coded with majority-male tracts in blue hues and majority female tracts… Continue reading DC Gender Ratio Map

DC Gender Map Part II

The ACS is geographically organized by hierarchy–block groups at the most granular level, followed by census tracts, counties, states, regions and the nation as a whole. Census tracts are a common grouping used in geographic analysis since they are specifically designed for this purpose. Tracts are small, relatively permanent statistical subdivisions of a given geographic… Continue reading DC Gender Map Part II

The Great Termination

The #greatresignation is turning into the #greattermination. Increasing borrowing costs and cooling of consumer sentiment in the face of rising inflation are driving down revenues and putting pressure on margins for companies. It seems like the job market is turning back against workers in favor of managers and owners. Recessions provide managers with ample opportunities… Continue reading The Great Termination

DC Gender Map

Dating in DC is notoriously difficult; and (depending on who you ask), it’s especially difficult for straight (cishet) women. According to Census Bureau data gathered in the American Community Survey (ACS) the city’s demographics make a strong argument for this case. The overall male-to-female gender ratio (number of males divided by number of females) is… Continue reading DC Gender Map

Reddit post

Does it feel like the cops aren’t really doing traffic enforcement anymore? Last week I read this comment about MPD not enforcing traffic violations and it inspired me to look at some data I’ve been analyzing over the past few weeks. I pulled more than seven million moving violation citations from DC Open Data‘s API.… Continue reading Reddit post

Exploring MD Drivers’ DISPOSITION_TYPE

There are 6,306 violations with an ATE_TYPE (those that are likely to be issued by automated traffic cameras). 3,093 of these have been paid (about 49%). ATE_TYPE % Speed Safety Camera Enforcement Sites 4,863 77.12 Red Light Safety Camera Enforcement Sites 912 14.46 Stop Sign Safety Camera Enforcement Sites 531 8.42 Looking at the DISPOSITION_TYPE… Continue reading Exploring MD Drivers’ DISPOSITION_TYPE