Posts Tagged 'education'

Some Maps of How Educated America is

Here’s an interesting new interactive map to look through. The US Census Bureau has mapped the United States on a county by county basis based on education level. This is a map of every county in America sorted by high school graduation rate (a darker color indicates a higher percentage):

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Here’s one for the percentage of adults with a bachelor’s degree (again, a darker color indicates a higher percentage):

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Here’s a better way to look at college graduates per county. in terms of raw numbers:

The message these maps show us is that it’s the Amtrak corridor (Washington DC, New York City, and Boston), the Great Lakes and California that really dominate the battle for the most educated areas of the country. I love it when people take raw boring statistical data and translate into something visually interesting to look at. This is just another interesting way to look at the various regions of America.

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World’s Most Liveable Cities

Vancouver topped the list of the world’s most liveable cities for the fifth straight year based on a survey from The Economist Intelligence Unit. Vancouver scored 98 percent on a combination of stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure.  Pittsburgh was the top U.S. city with 29th place — just ahead of Honolulu — while Los Angeles moved up three places to 44th and New York held onto the 56th spot.

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Top 10 most liveable cities as ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit:

1. Vancouver, Canada

2. Melbourne, Australia

3. Vienna, Austria

4. Toronto, Canada

5. Calgary, Canada

6. Helsinki, Finland

7. Sydney, Australia

8. Perth, Australia

8. Adelaide, Australia

10. Auckland, New Zealand

 

 

The Best Cities for Working Mothers

Mintlife.com has published an interactive map of The Best Cities for Working Mothers. The map is based on Forbes’ rankings over multiple areas and includes safety, education, and health care as part of the criteria. The map includes 11 overlays, some of the included overlays are highest income, lowest unemployment rate, lowest cost of living, lowest cost for health care and best pediatricians.

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